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Gigi Announces Digital Lottery

The new Broadway revival, starring Vanessa Hudgens, offers a short window to get discounted tickets without waiting in line.

Vanessa Hudgens (center) and the cast of Gigi at the Neil Simon Theatre.
Vanessa Hudgens (center) and the cast of Gigi at the Neil Simon Theatre.
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Beginning Wednesday, March 25, and running through Tuesday, April 7, the new Broadway revival of Gigi, now in performances at the Neil Simon Theatre, will offer a limited number of $30 tickets through a digital lottery at Tickets are limited to two per person, and winners will be notified by e-mail at 12:30pm on the day of the performance, for evening shows, and at 12:30pm the day before for matinees.

A limited number of $30 general rush tickets will be available for each performance as well. They will be for purchase day-of tickets at the Neil Simon Theatre box office and will go on sale three hours before each performance. Rush tickets are subject to availability and are limited to two per person.

Vanessa Hudgens leads the cast in the title role of the classic Lerner and Loewe musical, with Corey Cott as Gaston Lachaille, Victoria Clark as Mamita Alvarez, Dee Hoty as Aunt Alicia, Howard McGillin as Honore Lachaille, and Steffanie Leigh as Liane d'Exelmans. The new production is directed by Eric Schaeffer and features a book by Heidi Thomas and choreography by Joshua Bergasse.

Based on the 1944 novella by Colette, Gigi was first adapted for the Broadway stage by Anita Loos in 1951. Alan Jay Lerner (screenplay and lyrics) and Frederick Loewe (music) adapted the material for the 1958 movie musical, which won nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture. Gigi also won the Tony Award for Best Score in 1974. This new production includes all of the songs from the movie, as well as four songs written and added to the stage score by Lerner and Loewe in 1973, along with two songs that were dropped from the previous stage version.

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