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Discount Me In: How I Saw 30 Shows on a Student Budget

Aug 28, 2019 - The New York Times

A summer stage binge reminded one young journalist of the power of great storytelling, and that cheap tickets are out there if you know where to look.

My boss at The New York Times suggested two shows I had to see this summer: “The Ferryman” and “My Fair Lady.”

I saw 30.

In 10 weeks as an editing intern, I mainlined more plays, musicals, ballets and cabaret performances than many people see in their entire lives.

In between fine-tuning stories for the White House...