Theatre too expensive? Ask a sports fan

Many of us crave the excitement and immediacy that comes from a really memorable live experience. Sports fans dream of making the pilgrimage to a World Series game, an NBA final series, a Stanley Cup game, a championship boxing match, or most hallowed of all, football’s Super Bowl.

While I actually do love seeing talented athletes in a professional game, I also love seeing talented performers in a special play or musical. So how to decide where to apply my limited entertainment budget?

1 Premium Stadium Ticket           1 Premium Weekend Evening Orchestra Seat
                       = $2600                     for 39 Main Stage Plays & Musicals = $2,567sports3



  1. You had me with your title–here’s how to enjoy live entertainment on a budget. Tough choices ahead, particularly for a sports fan–I’m not aware of “pay what you can” games, as there are previews and pay-what-you-can tickets for plays, and even free invited dress rehearsals in some places.
    But then–the premium ticket is off-putting. I don’t have two thou to drop on a sports game. Would love to see an intelligent, specific discussion on how to spend, say, 200 dollars. Or which theater gives you “more” for a subscription than another? Happy sports and theater-going, Wendy



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