The history of Broadway tickets dates all the way back to the early 1800s, with the creation of the Park Theatre NYC. At the time, the theatre was located on Chatham Street in Downtown Manhattan. Theatres didn’t move to their current location on Broadway until after the Civil War, due to the cheaper real estate available in Midtown Manhattan at the time.
Broadway was first called “The Great White Way” in the New York Evening Telegram. The area is situated between 42nd Street and 53rd Street in Midtown Manhattan. Inside that district, theatre aficionados find 40 theatres, offering Broadway shows and Broadway tickets to everything from classic musicals to rough and raw pieces reflecting modern times. In addition, numerous theatres off-Broadway feature the same quality of entertainment at smaller venues off the beaten path of the traditional theatre district. At Ticketron, Broadway tickets can be found for every show everyday.
What's on Broadway?
Today, your Broadway tickets open the door to a myriad of entertainment options, fitting everyone’s preferences and budget. from popular musicals to classic theatre time and time again, reminding theatre fans that there is always something wonderful to see on Broadway. Original scripts make their debut in this district, with everything from full-scale musical extravaganzas to intimate portrayals of a handful of actors.
The current Broadway season is comprised of just that sort of blend, with popular shows that audiences never tire of, like The Lion King and Phantom of the Opera. Classic shows that keep entertaining audiences to the delight of diehard theatre fans encompass old standbys like Wicked Jersey Boys, Chicago the Musical and more. Then, there are the new and highly touted productions, like Hamilton, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon.
Some of the shows currently offering Broadway tickets are those that have spawned from other places, such as movies and comic books. Misery, Matilda and Ghost: The Musical come to mind. Finally, there are those that leave the audience thinking, such as Clybourne Park, and those that simply leave them laughing, like The Full Monty.
No matter where your taste in live theatre productions might be, we have Broadway tickets you are looking for. From the shows bringing the house down to those just starting to build momentum, you can see them all by shopping here first. With prices often well below the standard ticket price and availability for even the hardest-to-see shows, it’s no wonder New Yorkers and travelers to the Big Apple alike check here first for their Broadway ticket opportunities.