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How to Get Free and Discounted Theater Tickets
Comments () | Published September 23, 2009

Shakespeare Theatre Company. Ten-dollar tickets for ages 35 and under are available Tuesday at 10 AM for the week’s shows. Shakespeare Theatre also offers young-professionals events, where you can socialize and see a show for $10 to $25. Lansburgh Theatre, 450 Seventh St., NW; Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW; 877-487-8849. 

Strathmore. National Philharmonic concerts are free for children ages 7 to 17. Free tickets are not available online. 5301 Tuckerman La., North Bethesda; 301-581-5100.        

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. People under age 25 can purchase $15 tickets for any performance except pre-discounted limited-run performances. 641 D St., NW; 202-393-3939.         

American Century Theater. Most preview nights—and at least one Wednesday performance of each show—are “pay what you can” (PWYC). Gunston Arts Center, Theater II, 2700 S. Lang St., Arlington; 703-998-4555.

MetroStage. Every show’s first preview is PWYC. 1201 N. Royal St.; Alexandria; 703-548-9044.   

Round House Theatre. The Bethesda theater offers two PWYC performances per production. Tickets go on sale an hour before curtain at the box office and are cash only. 4545 East-West Hwy., Bethesda; 240-644-1100.

Washington Improv Theater. Non-ticketed events are PWYC or free. Doors open 15 minutes before the show. 1835 14th St., NW; 202-204-7770.    

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. The first two nights of a new production—usually Monday and Tuesday—are PWYC. Limit two tickets per person. Tickets are available 90 minutes prior to showtime. 641 D St., NW; 202-393-3939.


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