Going to the theatre is pretty expensive but there are lots of ways you can get your hands on cheap tickets. From online discount offers to turning up at the box office on the day of the show and seeing what is available, seeing a production doesn’t have to break the bank. One of the latest ways to get your hands on cheap tickets is online lottery systems. Take a look at whats on offer!
The Book of Mormon
Twenty-one tickets for each performance will be sold through an on-the-day lottery at the theatre for £20 each. Entries accepted 2½ hours prior to each performance. Names drawn at random with a limit of one entry per person and up to two tickets per winner. Tickets subject to availability. All entries checked for duplication. Winners must be present at the time of the draw and have valid ID.
WEEKLY ONLINE LOTTERY. One additional pair of seats for each performance will be made available at £20 per ticket via a weekly online lottery. Entries accepted from 12 noon (GMT/BST) each Wednesday for performances the following week. Click to enter.
On the London Aladdin website https://www.aladdinthemusical.co.uk/lottery/ you can enter the lottery for the follow week’s performances. The lottery closes at 11am on Tuesday mornings and winners will be selected and notified by email on Wednesday morning. Winners will have until midnight on Wednesday to pay for their tickets. Details about how to pay will be outlined when the winner is notified. If tickets have not been paid for at that point, they will be released.
Lotteries open at 4pm and close 2pm the following day. Within an hour of each lottery closing and the random selection of winners being made, all entrants will be notified either through the app or by email with successful entrants receiving details of how to claim and pay for their lottery tickets within that communication.
Patrons can apply for a maximum of two £10 Lottery tickets at each lottery. There is no limit to the number of individual lotteries you can enter. All Lottery tickets will be paperless and collectable from the theatre on the day of the performance only, on the way into the performance.
School of Rock
The School of Rock online lottery gives you a chance to purchase two great band A seats at only £15 each for every performance. You can apply at any time for all performances in a two-week period. If you’re one of the lucky winners then we’ll let you know by email and you will have 24 hours to book. Winners are drawn 3 to 5 days in advance of the performance allowing plenty of time to get your mohawk done.
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Every Friday at 1pm Harry Potter and the Cursed Child release 40 tickets for every performance the following week, for some of the very best seats in the theatre, at an amazingly low price. These tickets are known as ‘The Friday Forty’ and can be found here
Tickets are located in great seats through the theatre and are priced at £40 (£20 per part), and will secure a seat for both Part One and Part Two in consecutive performances. You will be able to purchase a maximum of two tickets for both Part One and Part Two in one transaction. To purchase these tickets, you need to visit THIS webpage just as the countdown clock turns to zero. At 1pm every Friday, the countdown changes into a ‘book tickets’ button. Click the button and you will be taken through to an online virtual queue. Customers are then selected at random for the opportunity to buy tickets online.
The brilliant TodayTix mobile phone app offers several online ticket lotteries that you can enter on the day of the show to be in with a chance of winning £20 seats for that days performance. Many of these lotteries offer front row seats to winner. Shows include Dreamgirls, Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Kinky Boots and Young Frankenstein. Enter the lottery via the app to win £20 front row tickets (up to 2 per winner) to every performance, exclusively with TodayTix.
TodayTix also offer, on the day, rush tickets, allowing people to access £25 tickets for that days show. All you have to do to unlock these special priced tickets is share the offer on your social media account via the TodayTix app. Shows inlcude Mary Stuart, The Birthday Party, Girl From The North Country, 42nd Street, The Ferryman and Motown the Musical.
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