Wednesday, January 10, 2007
Deuce Tickets Now On Pre-Sale
So much for best laid plans.
More than a month ago, I marked my calendar for January 14 as the date that tickets for Terrence McNally's new play Deuce would go on pre-sale. This is the hotly anticipated show that teams up beloved stage actresses Angela Lansbury and Marian Seldes; it also marks Lansbury's first regular Broadway role in more than a quarter century.
Earlier today, I confirmed that pre-sale date through a posting on Playbill's Web site. But something must have happened late this afternoon or early evening. When I happened to check for more information about the pre-sale, I learned that it had actually begun, apparently today -- four days earlier than originally announced. Even more confounding was that the Playbill story now indicates that tickets are on pre-sale.
Whatever! Since Lansbury is one actress I would move mountains to see treading the boards, I bought my tickets immediately and will now be in the audience on the evening of May 5 when most of the critics will be there on the eve of the production's official opening. If you're like me and wait with baited breath for once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to see your favorite actors perform live, you'll understand my disappointment in learning that the pre-sale date was accelerated. But you'll also appreciate my relief in finding out now instead of Sunday.
As it turns out, I landed a third row seat. I'm looking forward to seeing the legendary Lansbury and superb Sendes together in what could very well be the hottest ticket of the year. If you've also been waiting for Deuce tickets to go on pre-sale (the pre-sale is open to American Express Gold Card holders, while the regular sale begins on January 27), now you know!
This is Steve On Broadway (SOB).
Click here for tickets.
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