Newsies Offers Lottery For Free Tickets March 23-29

Newsies Broadway MusicalIn the lead up to its one-year anniversary on Broadway March 29, Newsies is celebrating by offering the tickets distributed in its pre-show lottery for free for an entire week. Newsies is offering these free tickets as a thank you to the musical’s ardent fan base.

The lottery tickets, which will be for a limited number of orchestra seats, will be free of charge starting with the lotto for the evening performance on March 23 through the evening performance on March 29. The Newsies lottery begins accepting entries two and a half hours prior to each performance, with the actual drawing taking place two hours before the performance. One entry is accepted per person, and one person can have up to two tickets. A valid ID must be presented. The lottery is held at the show’s theater, the Nederlander Theatre, located at 208 W. 41st Street.

Newsies will also be celebrating its one-year Broadway anniversary on TV with an appearance on Good Morning America on April 1. The Newsies cast will do a special performance of “Carrying the Banner” in which they will perform the song as they walk from the Nederlander Theatre to GMA’s studio, located in Times Square.

The Lion King Holds Free Good Morning America Taping at Minskoff

Disney’s Broadway mega-hit The Lion King will be celebrating its 15th anniversary on Broadway on Tuesday, November 13 with a live broadcast from the Minskoff Theatre.  The popular ABC morning show Good Morning America will be broadcasting live from the theater to show a performance by The Lion King cast.

Fans of The Lion King are invited to come witness this free event.  The first 500 people who arrive at the Minskoff Theatre box office (located in the heart of Times Square at 200 W. 45th St.) by 7am on the morning of November 13 will be admitted into the theater for the broadcast.  The event will include the taping of additional program segments, prize giveaways, and light refreshments for attendees.

If you are under 18 years of age, you need to be accompanied by an adult to attend.  People will be seated on a first come, first served basis.  Find out more here: