Discount Broadway Tickets For Water For Elephants

Water For Elephants Summary

  • Show Status: Currently playing at the Imperial Theatre
  • Genre: Musical
  • Water For Elephants is 2 hours 30 minutes long, including an intermission of 15 minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Began: February 24, 2024
  • Show Opened : March 21, 2024
  • Show Closes: Open ended

After losing what matters most, a young man jumps on a moving train unsure of where the road will take him and finds a new home with the remarkable crew of a traveling circus. He finds a life and a love - beyond his wildest dreams.

What's Water For Elephants Like?

A young man hops onto a mysterious train only to find out he’s joined a traveling circus: the “Benzini Bros Most Spectacular Show on Earth.”

When the ringmaster adds an elephant as the new star attraction, he must train it with the help of Marlena, who is married to another man. But as the pair get close, her husband's possessive side rears its ugly head and threatens more than just their safety.

The show is seen through the eyes of his older self, his adventure becomes a poignant reminder that if you choose to ride, life can begin again at any age.

Is Water For Elephants Good for Kids?

This show is recommended for ages 16 and up.

Water For Elephants at TKTS Ticket Stands

Below is the discount ticket availability for this show at the TKTS ticket booths.

Booth Discount Price Today's Show Time
Times Square 50% $92-100 8:00 PM
Lincoln Center 50% $92-100 8:00 PM

Water For Elephants Box Office Data

Ticket Sales for the Week Ending 07/07/24

This Week's Gross $861,328.00
Last Week's Gross $969,253.00
Gross Difference $ -$107,925.00
Gross Difference % -11.79%
Average Ticket Price $82.18
Seats Sold 10481
Total Seating Capacity 11080
Top Ticket Price $278.00
No. of Performances 8
Capacity This Week 94.59%
Capacity Last Week 84.88%
Capacity Difference % +9.71%

Water For Elephants on Broadway Background

Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre in June 2023

The world premiere staging For Water For Elephants was at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre in June 2023. The show is based on the 2006 bestselling novel of the same name by Sara Gruen, “Water for Elephants”

The show features a book by three-time Tony Award nominee Rick Elice and a score by the songwriting group Pigpen Theatre Co.

Theatre Information

Imperial Theatre

249 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,417
Entrance: 45th Street, between 7th and 8th Ave
Theatre Information

Imperial Theatre Seating Chart

Water For Elephants Marquee

Water For Elephants Marquee

Cast Members

Jacob Jankowski
Grant Gustin
Isabelle McCalla
Mr. Jankowski
Gregg Edelman
Paul Alexander Nolan
Stan Brown
Joe De Paul
Sara Gettelfinger
Wade McCollum


Peter Schneider

Jennifer Costello

Grove Entertainment

Frank Marshall

Isaac Robert Hurwitz

Seth A. Goldstein

Production Credits

Jessica Stone
Circus Design
Shana Carroll
Carroll and Jesse Robb
Music Direction
Matt Hinkley
Daryl Waters
Music Supervision/Arrangements
Mary-Mitchell Campbell
Music Supervision/Arrangements
Benedict Braxton-Smith

Creative Team

Book Writer
Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics
Pigpen Theatre Co.
Original Book
Sara Gruen