Coming to a Broadway Theater Near You: More Weekday Matinees

Coming to a Broadway Theater Near You: More Weekday Matinees

July 13, 2011 at 5:09 pm

"The Book of Mormon" will put on Friday matinees next year. The practice breaks with Broadway tradition. Flickr/jenny8lee.

Broadway theaters are breaking with established practice by offering additional weekday matinees. Until now, matinees have been scheduled — for the most part –on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons.

Telecharge.com has just announced that several shows have begun offering matinee performances on Thursdays and Fridays.

Check out these newly-scheduled matinees:

  • “Chicago” is currently showing Thursday matinees.
  • “Baby its You!” is now putting on Friday Matinees.
  • “Rock of Ages” is showing Friday matinees.
  • “Mamma Mia!” will show Friday matinees on August 19 and 26.
  • Starting in June of next year, “The Book of Mormon” will put on Friday matinees.

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Sylvia A. and Simon B. Poyta Programming Endowment to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Rosalind P. Walter, Barbara Hope Zuckerberg, Jody and John Arnhold, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Janet Prindle Seidler, Judy and Josh Weston and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation.

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