Lion King, Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins
to Offer Free Kids Tix This Winter
By Adam Hetrick
25 Nov 2008
Sierra Boggess as The Little Mermaid.
photo by Joan Marcus
Playbill News: Lion King, Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins to Offer Free Kids Tix This WinterDisney Theatrical Productions, which reinvented the family- friendly musical for Broadway, has announced a limited "Kids Go Free!" ticket offer beginning Dec. 1.
The Broadway productions of Disney's The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins are participating in the offer that allows ticket buyers to receive one free child's admission for children ages 18 and under with each full-priced ticket purchased to the participating Disney production from Jan. 6-March 13, 2009.
The "Kids Go Free!" ticket offer begins at 10 AM ET on Dec. 1 and will continue until 11:59 PM on Dec. 12. The limited offer is valid only with the purchase of a full-priced orchestra or front-mezzanine ticket. Additional orchestra and front-mezzanine tickets can also be purchased under the offer for 50 percent off the full price.
"Winter is the ideal time to bring families together and Broadway has the power to do that in a singular way," said Thomas Schumacher, producer and president of Disney Theatrical Group in a statement. "All three of our Broadway productions are timeless stories about families and I believe that when you give the gift of Broadway - especially to a child - you are making a memory that will last a lifetime."
Tickets for The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins can be purchased by phoning Ticketmaster at (212) 307-4100 or by visiting DisneyKidsGoFree.