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My sister and I are planning to go to see Phantom at the Majestic sometime around the first week of October. Neither of us are students anymore so we can't get student tickets, but I'm wondering if anyone has suggestions on decent, but cheap seats. I'd like to spend less than $40 for each, if possible. Not sure yet what day of the week or time of day, if anyone has suggestions, it would be appreciated. We'll be driving down from New Hampshire. Thanks!

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Thank you, that's where I've been looking, however I was hoping to get some opinions from personal experience.


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Standing room only tickets are $26.50.

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marlalp wrote:
Thank you, that's where I've been looking, however I was hoping to get some opinions from personal experience.


I guess the question is how do you define "decent" seats...and if you're willing to sacrifice a bit of the view or sit very far back in the upper level.

For example, there were a few times I got last-minute cheap tickets for the very last row of the upper mezzanine. (In one case, I was next to the ladder to the light booth.) But I still enjoyed a fantastic show...the stage was somewhat distant, but not obstructed.

The down-side to standing-room tickets is that you're so far back below the overhang of the mezzanine that it cuts off part of the chandelier's ascent and crash, much of Red Death's entrance, and the Phantom on the catwalk during "Il Muto."

If you don't mind sacrificing the view a bit, cheaper seats aren't really that bad...the Majestic has, in general, a good layout with good sight-lines.

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Brother Marvin Hinten, S. wrote:
Standing room only tickets are $26.50.


Thanks for the suggestion!

Paula74 wrote:
I guess the question is how do you define "decent" seats...and if you're willing to sacrifice a bit of the view or sit very far back in the upper level.

For example, there were a few times I got last-minute cheap tickets for the very last row of the upper mezzanine. (In one case, I was next to the ladder to the light booth.) But I still enjoyed a fantastic show...the stage was somewhat distant, but not obstructed.

The down-side to standing-room tickets is that you're so far back below the overhang of the mezzanine that it cuts off part of the chandelier's ascent and crash, much of Red Death's entrance, and the Phantom on the catwalk during "Il Muto."

If you don't mind sacrificing the view a bit, cheaper seats aren't really that bad...the Majestic has, in general, a good layout with good sight-lines.


Thanks for the tips Paula !I think I'd rather have a partially obstructed view than sit really far back. At this point we will most likely try our luck and get last-minute tickets.


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Standing room's not too bad, I've done it twice for Phantom. The closer you are to the aisle, the better, that way you have more room and can bend down to see the action that happens high above the stage. SRO is only sold when the show is sold out though, so they may not be available.


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