To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway: A Ticket Guide

Everything you need to know about where, when and how to purchase tickets for the show (without being taken advantage of)

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What is inside this guide

Hi there and welcome to this ticket guide for "To Kill a Mockingbird"!

 

In this post you will find all the information you need on when, where and how to purchase your tickets for the show which plays at the Shubert Theatre in New York City. 

 

You will also find all ticket offers from across the internet as well as from the box office in one place. We collect this data realtime so you don't need to go to every ticket selling website out there and compare prices to find the best deal. Our real time price feed effectively covers the entire ticket market for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

 

Prices for the same seats may vary significantly from one seller to another (more on this later) so it is generally a bad idea to buy your tickets from the first search result in Google. 

 

This is why we compiled this guide. After reading it you will know where to buy your tickets from and how much should you pay for them.

 

 

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Available Tickets for Sale for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

This section contains a live feed of the best ticket offers currently in the market. The data is provided by the major ticket websites and the Shubert Theatre box office.

Seating Chart for To Kill a Mockingbird on Broadway (Shubert Theatre - New York)

The following table contains a snapshot of the ticket pricing and availability for the upcoming performances. We included only the best offers for each seating section in the theater. To see the ticket offers for a different date please use the dropdown menu.

The bar chart conveniently summarizes the number of available tickets for each price level. The size of the bar represents the number of tickets available in the market for that price level. We divided the market into two categories - box office and resale sites. You will notice that more often than not, the box office is where you will find the less expensive ticket options. 

 

The Shubert Theatre is divided in 3 sections - orchestra, mezzanine and balcony. The mezzanine overhangs the orchestra and the balcony overhangs the mezzanine. Orchestra seats are the most expensive and typically range between $87 - $270; mezzanine seats will cost between $67 and $157; and the seats in the balcony are the cheapest ranging from $27 to $67. 

 

These price ranges are a good indication of what you should pay for a ticket. In some cases however, ticket prices may differ significantly. For example if the theater is sold out as it often happens close to the start of a performance, the only place you will find tickets is on the resale websites like Stubhub, Vivivdseats etc. Knowing that there are no tickets at the box office, sellers on these platforms are likely to increase their prices. 

 

The opposite can also happen. If the box office has plenty of seats, the ticket resellers may lower their prices below the box office in order to unload their inventory. This usually happens close to the start of the show (e.g. several hours before the opening curtain) when time is running out.

 

To quickly check the best prices at any given moment, your best bet is to frequently consult this page as we monitor in real time all ticket prices for "To Kill a Mockingbird" across all platforms in one place.

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Where to Buy Tickets for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

You can buy your tickets for this play online or in person from the Shubert Theatre box office

 

Buying your tickets online

It is difficult to beat the convenience of online shopping. And there are hundreds of websites that will sell you tickets for this performance. We filtered the ticket platforms which offer low prices, good availability and adequate customer service. You can find them in the following table

Telecharge is the official online platform for the box office. This is the website you should first consider buying from. Prices are typically the lowest and the service fees are below the industry average. Only if you don't find the seats you are looking for there, you should go to the resale platforms like Stubhub, SeatGeek and the rest. This usually happens when the theatre is sold out. 

 

check box office first

You should always check the availability at box office first before moving on to other vendors. The box office availability can be found online through Telecharge.com or you can go to the Shubert Theatre in person and talk to the people who work at the box office.

Buying tickets online is convenient but it is also more expensive due to the service fees. Every time you buy a theater ticket from a website you will pay a fee which is at least $10-$15 per ticket. For more expensive seats, the service fee goes up and can reach 10 to 15 percent of the sale price (and in some cases more). 

 

Always pay attention to the service fee your website is charging! Less reputable shops will pretend to sell you the tickets at a discount only to surprise you at checkout with a 50% charge under the guise of a service fee. The size of the fees is more unpredictable in the resale market because platforms often adjust the service charge in response to supply and demand. Also bear in mind that some vendors will often add the service fee at the very last step of the checkout so make sure you notice the full price before entering your credit card information. 

Buying directly from the Shubert Theatre box office

This is usually the best way to buy tickets for Broadway in general and for "To Kill a Mockingbird" in particular. The box office ticket offers are usually cheaper than those in the resale market and you don't pay any service charges. The theater and the box office are located at 225 West 44th Street in Midtown Manhattan. The sales staff will help you choose the best seats and print out your tickets on the spot. 

 

TKTS, the discount ticket booth in Times Square at the moment doesn't offer tickets for "To Kill a Mockingbird". 

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When should you buy your tickets

When should you buy your tickets for To Kill a Mockingbird? A month out? A week out? A day out? We collected ticket data from hundreds of performances to try to answer this question. 

 

Although some people will try to wait until the last minute hoping for prices on the resale sites to go down, this is generally a bad strategy for "To Kill a Mockingbird". This is one of the most popular and sought after performances on Broadway and it typically sells out. 

 

Usually the show will be sold out by the start of each performance. The last 6 hours prior to the start of "Mockingbird" are when the most hectic buying takes place. More than 100 tickets are usually sold at the box office during that period.

 

Within two hours, the box office is essentially sold out and there are only few tickets left on the resale market. 

When to buy?

For best availability, try to purchase your seats at least 2-3 days out. 

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What to avoid when purchasing tickets for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

In this section, we outline the common pitfalls you should avoid or at least be aware of when purchasing tickets for "To Kill a Mockingbird"

Avoid overpaying for your seats

It is often the case that the same theater seats will be priced differently on different websites. 

 

Why does this happen? Going to the theater is typically an emotional activity. People don't want to spend hours comparing prices. This kills the fun of it. They just want to see some great acting and singing. But sellers are well aware of this and they will often pay a lot to get to the top of the search results. Then they will try to recoup their advertising costs by charging more (usually by increasing their service fees). 

 

So buying your tickets from the first search result is generally a bad practice and will often result in you paying more for your seats than you would otherwise do with a little research. This is why you should always consult our live price feed above and see what the full ticket market picture is for "To Kill a Mockingbird". 

 

Here is an example. Below is a screenshot of the ticket offers for "To Kill a Mockingbird" for January, 2022 by two of the most popular Broadway ticket websites in the United States - Telecharge and Stubhub. The tickets in the Orchestra Side (row M) will cost you $172 each including the service fees if you buy them from Telecharge. The same ticket offer on Stubhub is $303 per ticket. Almost twice as much!

To Kill a Mockingbird Price Comparison TelechargeTo Kill a Mockingbird Price Comparison Stubhub

This screenshot was taken at the time of writing of this post and price may change overtime, but the pattern of large price differences across platforms is always there. So, make sure you consult our price feed  in section 2 so that you are always on top of all prices available for this show. 

Ticket Scalpers

As you make your way to the Shubert Theatre on 44th street, you may notice ticket scalpers working the line of theater goers and trying to sell them tickets. It is illegal for them to sell next to the theater but the reality is that they do it anyway. Sometimes they will sell tickets below the face value and you may score a surprisingly good deal. 

 

But can you trust that they will sell you real tickets?

 

Believe it or not most of the scalpers are professional brokers selling real tickets. But it can be hard to tell the difference. If you decide to buy from a scalper, the best practice is to hold the money until your tickets are scanned and you can enter the theater. Ask the scalper to walk with you to the entrance and give them the money only after your ticket is scanned and you are ready to enter. This is a pretty standard practice and they will expect some arrangement like this. 

 

Don't just give them the money before you are sure the tickets are real and you can enter. It is not that hard to make fake tickets look like the real deal!

Ticket refunds

Ticket refunds are notoriously difficult to get for Broadway shows (unless the show is cancelled in which all tickets will be refunded). Most websites will clearly notify you that all purchases are final. So will the box office. 

 

If you purchased your tickets from a resale website (e.g. VividSeats, SeatGeek, StubHub etc.) you are unlikely to receive a refund from the platform. This is because in this case the seller of your ticket is a third party and not the platform directly. 

 

What happens if you buy your seats from the box office directly and want to receive a refund because you can't make it to the show? Although, you are unlikely to receive a cash refund, the theater may agree to post-date your tickets. This means they might agree to re-assign your tickets for a future performance. However, you will likely have little control over the future date and the location of the seats. If this is something that you would like to try call the Shubert box office at (212) 239-6200 and ask the representative to post-date your tickets. They will ask you to read the barcode number on your ticket and provide you with a set of future performances and a selection of available seats.

 

Note that even if you purchased your seats from a resale platform, you can still try to post-date it at the box office since these tickets were originally purchased from there too. 

 

What if post-dating is not an option? In this case you can list your tickets for resale on one of the resale sites discussed earlier in section 3. Check the average prices for similar tickets and set your ask accordingly. 

 

Buying from classifieds sites

Buying from classifieds sites is a big no-no!

 

You should never trust the offers listed on classifieds sites like craigslist and others. There are absolutely no safeguards preventing people from posting fake tickets there. And if you get swindled, there is no customer service to try to recoup your money.  

 

You may meet with the seller in person and they may seem trustworthy but there is no way to verify if these tickets are real until you scan them at the theater. 

 

Always purchase from well-established, verified ticket websites. These platforms have many safeguards in place that prevent the possibility of listing fake tickets. 

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To Kill a Mockingbird - General Information

To Kill a Mockingbird is 2 hours and 35 minutes long which includes 1 intermission. It is recommended for ages 10 and above. 

 

The play is written by Aaron Sorkin and is based on Harper Lee's first novel with the same title. The play premiered on Broadway in November 2018. In 2019 it won 9 Tony Awards including for the best performance for an actor in a leading role in a play by Jeff Daniels

 

To Kill a Mockingbird plays at the Shubert Theatre located at 225 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036.

 

Performance Schedule

Typically To Kill a Mockingbird plays every day except Mondays. There is a performance every evening from Tuesday to Saturday which typically starts at 7 pm. In addition, there are matinees on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 1 pm. On Sundays, there is usually only one performance in the afternoon from 1 pm. 

 

This is the typical schedule for the Shubert Theatre. Bear in mind that it may vary in some weeks (usually around holidays) so always double-check the available dates. 

MON no show
TUE 7 pm
WED 1 pm, 7 pm
THU 7 pm
FRI 7 pm
SAT 1 pm, 7 pm
SUN 1 pm