Is A Theatre Trip Affordable To The Masses?save money save on theatre theatre tickets money saving tips theatre breaks london theatre
Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:36 PM
When you add to this the cost of a bite to eat, post show drinks and travel to and from the capital - the average theatre experience can get pretty expensive.
So, the question is -
"Is a West End theatre trip becoming something that only the 'more well-off' of us can afford?"
"What money saving tips can regular theatre goers offer to ease the blow?"
Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:44 PM
Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:46 PM
Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:48 PM
First of all I've got to disagree that theatre ticket prices are to blame. Like any other industry, if there is a demand then theatre producers would be foolish to discount tickets.
Also - the high quality of West End Theatre does have something to do with the larger budgets available thanks to the sale of tickets.
I have to agree that a night at a West End show is expensive nowadays.
The obvious way to make your money go a bit further is to buy 'last minute' tickets which generally work out cheaper.
As for saving money on food and drink - I think your pretty much tied to the fact that london pubs charge a premium - maybe we should just learn to drink slower..
Posted 20 September 2013 - 03:52 PM
Thought it would be interesting to hear peoples thoughts on the price of theatre tickets and see what tips people might have to help make the evening more affordable
Posted 20 September 2013 - 04:08 PM
Posted 20 September 2013 - 05:08 PM
Posted 20 September 2013 - 05:25 PM
Posted 20 September 2013 - 06:25 PM
Broadway has been very good to me. But then, I've been very good to broadway.
Posted 20 September 2013 - 07:17 PM
And who could see that the road would twist
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