SECOND STAGE THEATRE To Offer $19.79 Preview Tickets

To Once Again Offer $19.79 Preview Tickets
In Celebration of Its 35th Anniversary Season

Limited Number of
Special Retro Preview Tickets
Available for Upcoming Production of
The Happiest Song Plays Last
Beginning Performances February 11

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Plus free birthday cake for all patrons during first week of previews

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January 13, 2014 — Second Stage Theatre will continue to celebrate its 35th Anniversary Season by once again offering its popular retro prices ($19.79 – the year in which the Company was founded) as well as audience perks for all of the productions this season. When these tickets went on sale for the season’s first production, Little Miss Sunshine, the entire allotment sold out in under 2 hours.
$19.79 TIX!

For the first week of previews for all shows during the 35th Anniversary Season, 35 tickets per performance will be available for only $19.79 (the year in which the company was founded). These retro tickets for The Happiest Song Plays Last will be available for all performances February 11 through February 16 and will go on sale January 17th at noon. They can be purchased at the Second Stage Theatre box office (305 West 43rd Street) or by phone at 212-246-4422. The production is sponsored by American Express, with additional generous support from The National Endowment for the Arts.


What’s a celebration without sweets? Audience members are invited to enjoy complimentary post-performance birthday cake during the first week of previews of The Happiest Song Plays Last.


Subscribers and Donors (at the $125 Friends level and above) can raise a glass and toast Second Stage Theatre’s 35 years with a complimentary glass of wine at every performance this anniversary season.


Second Stage Theatre’s “Photo-style booth” will remain in the theatre’s café where patrons can continue to take photos celebrating their night at Second Stage. These photos can be automatically posted, shared and tweeted via social media.


Second Stage Theatre’s (Carole Rothman, Founding Artistic Director) 35th Anniversary Season kicked off last fall with the new musical LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE, by James Lapine and William Finn. In addition to the upcoming production of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, the season will also include the New York Premiere of Laura Eason’s provocative play, SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer. A fourth production is still to be announced.

Second Stage Theatre’s 35th Anniversary Season, which will celebrate the company’s founder and artistic director Carole Rothman with a spring gala in 2014, continues the company’s mission of producing bold new plays and musicals by American playwrights as well as second stagings of the best of contemporary theatre.

For subscription or ticket information, please call the Second Stage Box Office at 212-246-4422 or visit the company’s website, All productions are staged at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theatre, 305 West 43rd Street (just west of Eighth Avenue).

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