Second Stage Celebrates 35th Anniversary With Special Offers; Discounted Tix for Little Miss Sunshine Go On Sale Sept. 12

Second Stage Theatre is celebrating its upcoming 35th anniversary season with special retro prices and audience perks throughout the season. Tickets priced $19.79 (the year in which the company was founded), available for the first week of previews for Little Miss Sunshine, go on sale Sept. 12 at noon.

For the first week of previews for all mainstage shows, 35 tickets per performance will be available for $19.79. These retro tickets for Little Miss Sunshine go on sale Sept. 12 and can be purchased at the Second Stage Theatre box office (305 West 43rd Street) or by phone at (212) 246-4422.

Additional offers for the company's 35th anniversary season include complimentary post-performance birthday cake during the first week of previews for each play this season and a complimentary glass of wine for subscribers and donors (at the $125 Friends level and above) at every performance this anniversary season.

Second Stage will also install a "Photo-style booth" in the theatre's café, where patrons are invited to take photos celebrating their night at Second Stage that can be automatically posted, shared and tweeted via social media.

The upcoming season will kick off with the new musical Little Miss Sunshine by James Lapine and William Finn. Also in the season are the New York premiere of Quiara Alegría Hudes' The Happiest Song Plays Last, the follow-up to last season's Pulitzer Prize-winning Water by the Spoonful and the final play in Hudes' Elliot trilogy, which will be directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson; and the New York premiere of Laura Eason's Sex With Strangers, directed by David Schwimmer.

A fourth production is still to be announced. For more information, visit