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TKTS offers theatergoers fast pass to skip lines

Thursday, June 27, 2013
Customers line up at the TKTS booth to buy discounted theater tickets.

Customers line up at the TKTS booth to buy discounted theater tickets. ( (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II))

Times Square's iconic TKTS booth is celebrating its 40th birthday by introducing a new way for theater lovers to avoid lines.

The Theatre Development Fund, the nonprofit that runs the booth selling discount Broadway and off-Broadway tickets, announced Wednesday a Fast Pass program that allows anyone who has bought a ticket from the booth to return within seven days and skip the wait when they buy another ticket.

Interested patrons must bring a ticket stub that proves they've bought a TKTS ticket within seven days and they'll be ushered through to the booth's first window, which is reserved for full-price tickets to future performances and is usually not as busy as the other windows handling discounted tickets.

___ Online: http://www.tdf.org

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