Wicked the Musical officially kicks off its Los Angeles Pantages Theater run on December 10th and will go March 15th which breaks down to 305,439 Los Angelinos will get a chance to see one of the greatest musicals of all time. Here are 5 ways to buy Wicked Tickets on a budget.
Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.
The first few weeks of Wicked the Musical performances at the Pantages Theater can have some of the highest priced tickets on the secondary market as everyone wants to be “the first” to see it. Wicked will have 113 performances at the Pantages Theater so if you have the patience to wait a bit you can save up to 21.62% to 30% by choosing the later dates of the musical.
Holidays can be stressful enough
Performances during the week of a Holiday when the kids are out of school or relatives are in town can draw some of the biggest demand on Wicked ticket prices. Choosing the week before and after Christmas as well as the dreaded Valentine’s Day can take a big chunk out of your monthly budget to see performances during these dates as much as 55% higher to see Wicked on Valentine’s Day over a regular day of the week. You can always buy Wicked Tickets for a later date and give them as a gift on Valentine’s Day or Christmas as well.
Weekday Performances bring some of the best deals on tickets.
Going on Tuesdays or Wednesday performances of Wicked can be 10%-20% less on tickets prices verse going on Friday or Saturday performances.
Location, Location, Location
The Pantages Theater is relatively small as it holds 2703 people compared to a venue such as the Hollywood Bowl which holds 17,376. While the views from section to section are not much different the ticket price range can be significantly different from section to section.
Orchestra Left Center and Orchestra Right Center Wicked Tickets can be as 36% lower than sitting dead Center.
Depending on the night you choose an Orchestra Right Center Row J can be 25% cheaper than sitting in Orchestra Center Row K saving you money and you still have a great view of the stage.
The Day Of!
The Pantages Box Office offers a day of the show lottery for Wicked Tickets which are $25.00 per ticket and cash only with a limited number of tickets available.
“Entries will be accepted at the box office beginning two and a half hours prior to each performance”
“Two hours before curtain, names will be drawn at random for a limited number of tickets priced at $25 each; cash only.”
If your not one for waiting around at the Box Office for a couple of hours for the lottery and depending on availability Wicked Tickets on the secondary market can sometimes be as much as 50% cheaper than regular prices on the secondary market.
Barry’s Tickets is open seven days a week from 9am to 9pm and offers E-Download as well as Pick Up on Wicked Tickets even just minutes before the performance starts all with no hidden service fees!
You can use GREEN20 to take $20.00 off $150.00 or more on Wicked Tickets marked BV. Some restrictions may apply, offer good online only and good till 1/1/14.
Barry’s Ticket Office is located minutes from the Pantages Theater!
1020 S. Figueroa, Los Angeles, CA 90015
(across from the Staples Center inside the Luxe City Center)
Open 7 days a week 9am – 9pm!
213 749 0057
By: Dani Kelly