'Water for Elephants' to offer Broadway rush and lottery tickets

The musical based on Sara Gruen's bestselling novel about a traveling circus plays at the Imperial Theatre and stars Grant Gustin and Isabelle McCalla.

Gillian Russo
Gillian Russo

Step right up! Water for Elephants will offer rush and lottery tickets throughout its Broadway run at the Imperial Theatre, which begins on February 24.

Water for Elephants rush tickets are available the day of each performance beginning when the box office opens at 10 a.m., except on Sundays, when it opens at noon. Each person can purchase up to two tickets for that day's performance at $49 each. Rush tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis.

Water for Elephants will also offer lottery tickets in person at the Imperial Theatre. Entrants can go to the theatre and enter 2 hours before the performance, and the drawing will take place 90 minutes before the performance. Winners can purchase up to two tickets for $40 each.

Lottery and rush tickets are subject to availability, and seats may be partial view.

Based on the bestselling novel by Sara Gruen, Water for Elephants follows Jacob (The Flash's Grant Gustin), an ex-veterinary student who finds a new lease on life by running away with a circus. He finds his passion in caring for the animals, but also finds a forbidden romance with the ringmaster's wife, Marlena (Isabelle McCalla).

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Photo credit: The cast of Water for Elephants on Broadway. (Photo by Sophy Holland)

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