In order to make tickets widely accessible, the American Repertory Theatre (A.R.T.) has launched a new program – 50 @ $15 @ noon – which offers 50 tickets at $15 for each performance during the 2006-07 season. The tickets will become available at noon on each performance day, either by phone or in person. Purchases will be limited to two tickets per customer and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. The program does not apply to performances for which tickets are no longer available. Information about availability will also be posted on the A.R.T. Web site at http://www.amrep.org.
The program begins with the world premiere performances of “Wings of Desire,” directed by Ola Mafaalani (Nov. 25-Dec. 9 at the Loeb Stage); followed by the world premiere of “The Onion Cellar,” featuring the Dresden Dolls, directed by Marcus Stern (Dec. 9-Jan. 13, Zero Arrow Theatre); “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde, directed by Jude Kelly, performed by Ridiculusmus (Dec. 21-Jan. 14, Loeb Stage); “Britannicus” by Jean Racine, directed by Robert Woodruff (Jan. 20-Feb. 11, Loeb Stage); the U.S. premiere of “Oliver Twist,” based on the novel by Charles Dickens, adapted and directed by Neil Bartlett (Feb. 17-March 25, Loeb Stage); the U.S. premiere of “Elections and Erections: A Memoir of Fear and Fun,” created and performed by Pieter-Dirk Uys (April 4-May 6, Zero Arrow Theatre); and “No Man’s Land” by Harold Pinter, directed by David Wheeler (May 12-June 10, Loeb Stage). The 2006-07 season is sponsored by TIAA-CREF.
Additionally, the A.R.T. is again offering several subscription plans and a host of benefits, including discounts on parking, fine dining, and tickets to other theaters. The A.R.T. will also continue to offer affordable, child-friendly performances and its discussion series on Saturday afternoons. To learn more about the upcoming season, visit the A.R.T. Web site or call (617) 547-8300. Located at the Loeb Drama Center (64 Brattle St.), the A.R.T. is accessible to persons with special needs and to those requiring wheelchair seating.