Not enough of an incentive? How about this. The play's director, film star Kenneth Branagh, and cast members Sean Foley and Hamish McColl have been advertised as being available to serve free tea and scones to all buyers. (In Manhattan, the scone alone would cost you more than a dollar.)
Producers are offering tickets for the first previews at the prices of, respectively, $1, $2, $3, $4 and $5. There is a limit of six tickets per person.
Typical tickets prices range from $45 to $80. Opening night is March 30.
Producer David Pugh said in a statement, "My co-producer Mike Nichols told me that comedy is all about timing, so I'd rush right out and get tickets."
Exact prices and dates run as follows: Fri. March 7 at 8 PM - all tickets $1
Sat. March 8 at 2 PM - all tickets $2
Sat. March 8 at 8 PM - all tickets $3
Sun. March 9 at 3 PM - all tickets $4
Tue. March 11 at 8 PM - all tickets $5