Tickets for our 35th summer musical, "Gypsy," go on sale to the public today!
Here's what you need to know.
Tickets can be purchased three ways:
1. Online at www.memorialauditorium.org
2. In person at the box office at 503 N. Pine St. during business hours Monday through Friday
3. By phone by calling the box office at 620-231-7827.
Choosing the third way means a wonderful person named Terri, who already has a full-time job assisting with all that happens at Memorial Auditorium, is swamped with phone calls. Like, hundreds.
Choosing the second way means you have to get in your car, take time away from work or family or friends or eating ice cream and drive to Memorial Auditorium, park, and mess with all of that when it's 96 degrees outside.
Choosing the first way means all you have to do is get your debit or credit card out, select which seat you want from the handy map, add it to your shopping cart and then decide whether you want to print it right then and there (super easy!) or arrange to pick it up before the show at the Will-Call Window (we love printing it out because it means that you don't have to stand in line and can go immediately to your seat when you arrive at the auditorium).
We offer five shows:
Yes, five. That means plenty of options for you to see it — and you don't want to miss it. Performances are July 28 (a Thursday) through July 31 (a Sunday), which means three night shows and two afternoon shows.
We offer handicapped seating:
Memorial Auditorium has an elevator and ramps, and handicapped seating and restrooms, which makes it convenient for people of all physical abilities to enjoy our performances.
There are 1,600 seats:
We offer reserved seating on the main floor, and there is general admission seating in the balcony (that means your ticket is not assigned to a seat and it is first-come, first-serve). That may sound like a lot of seats, but for big shows, we often sell out. In 2013 with Wizard of Oz and 2014 with Annie, we were sorry to have to turn people away because we sold every seat in the house every show we performed.
So don't wait! Get your tickets TODAY! (Hint: See #1.)
P.S. Yes, there is a fourth way to get tickets. You can purchase them at the door the night or afternoon of the show when the box office opens. We realize sometimes people make last-minute decisions to go see a show. But trust us, it's much, much better to get them ahead of time. Why? Guaranteed seat of your choice + no rush + not delaying the curtain going up because of long lines = happy audiences and happy performers.
This blog is a spot for journalist Andra Stefanoni, a PCT board member who also has been cast in several productions, to allow audiences a peek behind the scenes.