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Seattle Rep Announces “Dollar Store Deal” for "Good People"

Seattle Rep will offer 25 $1 tickets to each performance of its production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s dark comedy "Good People," running through March 31 in the Bagley Wright Theatre

Seattle, WA – Seattle Rep will offer 25 $1 tickets to each performance of its production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s dark comedy Good People, running through March 31 in the Bagley Wright Theatre. “Dollar Store Deal” tickets are available day-of-show only after 12 p.m. through the Seattle Rep Box Office at 206-443-2222 or in person.

Called “important, timely, and hilarious” by StageMagazine.org, Good People is the story of single mom Margie, a tough middle-aged “Southie” from the wrong part of Boston who loses her job at the Dollar Store and is on the verge of homelessness. Her girlfriends cook up a comical plot of desperation: for Margie to reach out to an old high school flame, now a successful doctor, and hope for the best. The play deftly explores how class, luck, and opportunity can change the trajectory of one’s life.

In a recent Seattle Times article, playwright David Lindsay-Abaire mentioned how ironic it was that someone like his heroine “could never afford” theatre tickets to see his work.

In an effort to make theatre tickets affordable for everyone, the Rep will sell 25 $1 tickets per performance of Good People.

Performance Details: Performances of Good People are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, with 2 p.m. matinees on most Saturdays and Sundays and select Wednesdays. An Open Captioned performance will take place on Thursday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. There is an American Sign Language (ASL)-interpreted and Audio Described performance on Saturday, March 30 at 2 p.m. Post-play discussions with cast members will be held after the performances on Sunday, March 17 at 2 p.m.; Wednesday, March 20 at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m.; and Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m.

WHAT: Seattle Repertory Theatre offers “Dollar Store Deal”: 25 $1 tickets per performance of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, running through March 31

WHEN: March 14-31, 2013. Performance times: Wednesday-Sunday at 7:30 p.m. with select Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday matinees at 2 p.m.

WHERE: Seattle Repertory Theatre’s Bagley Wright Theatre, located at Seattle Center at the corner of Second Ave. and Mercer St., Seattle, Washington

TICKETS: $1 tickets to Good People are available day-of-show only after 12 p.m. in person or by calling the Seattle Repertory Theatre Box Office at 206-443-2222. Restrictions: not available for opening night (March 13), limit of 2 tickets per person, discount may not be applied to previously purchased tickets or combined with any other offer, subject to availability, seating is at the discretion of the box office.

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