NYC & COMPANY ANNOUNCES BROADWAY WEEK FALL 2012 TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

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NYC & COMPANY ANNOUNCES BROADWAY WEEK FALL 2012 TICKETS ON SALE TODAY

—2-for-1 Tickets to 19 of New York City’s Most Popular Broadway Shows September 4 to 16—

—Dessert Deals Offered with Broadway Ticket Stub at
More Than 25 Restaurants—

New York City (August 20, 2012) — NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, announced 2-for-1 Broadway Week tickets are on sale today for nearly 20 of New York City’s most popular Broadway shows from September 4 to 16. Returning for its fourth iteration, the program will offer an additional incentive this fall: a free dessert when a ticket stub from one of the participating shows is presented at a participating restaurant. More than 25 restaurants in the Theatre District will celebrate Broadway Week with the dessert deal, including B. Smith’s Restaurant, Ca Va Brasserie, FireBird Restaurant, The Russian Tea Room, Shun Lee West and Sky Room Times Square. To book tickets for a Broadway Week show and for the complete list of participating restaurants, visit nycgo.com/broadwayweek.

“Broadway theaters are offering tremendous value this fall with 2-for-1 tickets to nearly 20 world-class Broadway shows,” said George Fertitta, CEO of NYC & Company. “Broadway Week helps draw visitors to New York City and gives fans a reason to fill our theaters. We encourage both visitors and New Yorkers to take advantage of this savings opportunity and experience some of the world’s best entertainment.”

“The only thing better than seeing a Broadway show is the opportunity for two people to see a Broadway show for the price of one,” said Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League. “Thanks to the vision of NYC & Company and their Restaurant Week franchise, the first few Broadway Weeks have proved so successful that we’re thrilled to be in a position to offer this exciting opportunity again to benefit even more theater fans this September.”

Broadway Week is produced by NYC & Company in partnership with The Broadway League, AARP, Amtrak, NBC 4 New York and The New York Times.

Productions participating in Broadway Week Fall 2012:*

  • Bring It On: The Musical
  • Chaplin
  • Chicago
  • An Enemy of the People
  • Evita
  • The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess
  • Jersey Boys
  • The Lion King
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Mary Poppins
  • Newsies
  • Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • Once
  • Peter and the Starcatcher
  • The Phantom of the Opera
  • Rock of Ages
  • Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
  • War Horse
  • Wicked

*Subject to availability. Blackout dates may apply.

As part of the fall Broadway Week promotion, Amtrak Guest Rewards members can earn 100 points or more for each ticket purchased to a participating Broadway show by registering their Amtrak Guest Rewards account with Audience Rewards before making their Broadway Week purchase.

To learn more about Broadway Week and purchase tickets, visit nycgo.com/broadwayweek.

About NYC & Company:

NYC & Company is the official marketing, tourism and partnership organization for the City of New York, dedicated to maximizing travel and tourism opportunities throughout the five boroughs, building economic prosperity and spreading the positive image of New York City worldwide. For more information, visit nycgo.com.

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Contact: NYC & Company/ Emily Mayrath 212-484-1270