Broadway Ticket Availability


Thursday, September 14th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway ticket availability as of Sept. 15. Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available at the theaters' box offices for the shows listed. Credit card holders may order tickets by phone or by calling Telecharge or Ticketmaster.

The Telecharge number is (212) 239-6200 unless otherwise indicated. There is a $5.75 service charge per ticket.

Ticketmaster is (212) 307-4100. There is a $6.00 service charge per ticket, plus a $3.00 handling fee per order.

All theaters owned by Jujamcyn — the St. James, Martin Beck, Virginia, Eugene O'Neill and the Walter Kerr — also have a $1.00 surcharge per ticket for theater restoration.

Both Telecharge and Ticketmaster will provide information on specific seat locations. They also have toll-free numbers for theater ticket calls outside New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. For Telecharge call (800) 432-7250; for Ticketmaster call (800) 755-4000.

The League of American Theaters and Producers has a special telephone line called the Broadway Line for information on most Broadway shows (except ``The Lion King'' and ``Beauty and the Beast'') and how to purchase tickets. Calls must be made on a touch-tone phone. The number is 1-888 BROADWAY. The line will also provide information on Broadway touring productions. Consumers in the New York tri-state area may call (212) 302-4111.

The TKTS booths in Times Square at Broadway and 47th Street and in the World Trade Center sell same-day discount tickets to Broadway, off-Broadway, music and dance productions. There is a $2.50 service charge per ticket. Cash or travelers checks only.

In addition, full-price tickets and information on Broadway and off-Broadway shows are available at the Broadway Ticket Center, located on the east side of Broadway between 46th Street and 47th Street. There is a $4.50 service charge per ticket.

For 24-hour information on theater, dance and music performances in New York's five boroughs, call the Theater Development Fund's New York City-On Stage, (212) 768-1818.

—``Aida,'' Elton John and Tim Rice's pop musical version of the ancient Egyptian love triangle. Palace. Ticketmaster.

—``Annie Get Your Gun,'' Cheryl Ladd is Annie Oakley and Patrick Cassidy plays Frank Butler in this long-running revival of the 1946 Irving Berlin musical. Ticketmaster.

—``Beauty and the Beast,'' a stage version of the Walt Disney cartoon classic. Lunt-Fontanne. Ticketmaster.

—``Cabaret,'' a revival of the Kander and Ebb musical set in pre-World War II Berlin. A Roundabout Theater Company production at Studio 54.(212) 719-1300.

—``Chicago,'' a revival of the 1975 Bob Fosse musical. Shubert. Telecharge.

—``Contact,'' three stories about love and relationships told through dance. Winner of the 2000 Tony Award for best musical. Vivian Beaumont. Telecharge.

—``Copenhagen,'' a play by Michael Frayn about the meeting of two nuclear physicists on opposing sides during World War II. Winner of the 2000 Tony Award for best play. Royale. Telecharge.

—``Dirty Blonde,'' a play by Claudia Shear and James Lapine about the life of Hollywood sex symbol Mae West and a romance between two of her fans. Helen Hayes. Telecharge.

—``Fosse,'' a musical celebration of choreographer Bob Fosse. Broadhurst. Telecharge.

—``Gore Vidal's The Best Man,'' a revival of the 1960 political thriller starring Spalding Gray and Chris Noth as opponents for an unnamed party's presidential nomination. Virginia. Telecharge.

—``Jekyll & Hyde,'' a pop music version of Robert Louis Stevenson's horror classic, now starring heavy-metal idol Sebastian Bach. Plymouth. Telecharge.

—``Kiss Me, Kate,'' the first Broadway revival of the 1948 Cole Porter musical. Brian Stokes Mitchell and Marin Mazzie star as the battling lovers. Martin Beck. Telecharge.

—``Les Miserables,'' a musical retelling of the epic Victor Hugo novel. Imperial. Telecharge.

—``Miss Saigon,'' the big London musical hit, a modern reworking of Puccini's ``Madama Butterfly.'' Broadway. Telecharge. Closes Dec. 31.

—``Rent,'' a musical celebration of artists and outcasts in New York's East Village, written by Jonathan Larson. Nederlander. Ticketmaster.

—``Saturday Night Fever,'' a stage version of the hit 1977 disco movie. Minskoff. Ticketmaster.

—``Swing,'' a revue of classic swing music. St. James. Telecharge.

—``Riverdance on Broadway,'' the Irish dance extravaganza returns with a new show. Gershwin. Ticketmaster.

—``The Lion King,'' director Julie Taymor's stage musical version of the Disney cartoon hit. New Amsterdam. Ticketmaster. Difficult.

—``The Man Who Came to Dinner,'' Nathan Lane and Jean Smart star in a revival of the Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman comedy. The Roundabout Theater Company at the American Airlines Theater. 719-1300. Closes Oct. 8.

—``The Music Man,'' Craig Bierko is Professor Harold Hill and Rebecca Luker plays Marian the librarian in a revival of the 1957 Meredith Willson musical. Neil Simon. Ticketmaster.

—``The Phantom of the Opera,'' the lavish Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about a deformed composer who haunts the Paris Opera House and the young soprano he loves. Majestic. Telecharge.