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ARCADIA Offers Discounts for Final Weeks

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With a near record number of new productions on Broadway this spring, the Tony® nominated revival of Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA, widely acclaimed as one of the greatest plays of the last century, and one of the best reviewed productions on Broadway this season, is offering affordable tickets for the last five weeks of the scheduled limited engagement through Sunday, June 19 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street).


Starting today, with five weeks left in ARCADIA's limited engagement, ticket buyers will save $50 on the best available seats. As the limited engagement nears its announced June 19 end date, the savings decrease by $10 each week, until the final week of the run. Rush policies will remain in effect through the entire run. This incentive program is detailed below:

· STARTING TODAY, MAY 16 - save $50*

· STARTING MONDAY, MAY 23 (ONLY 4 WEEKS REMAINING) - save $40*

· STARTING MONDAY, MAY 30 (ONLY 3 WEEKS REMAINING) - save $30*

· STARTING MONDAY, JUNE 6 (ONLY 2 WEEKS REMAINING) - save $20*

· STARTING MONDAY, JUNE 13 (ONLY 1 WEEK REMAINING) - save $10*

Use code ARCTIXS to get your tickets now for any performance through June 19 online at BroadwayOffers.com, by calling 212-947-8844, or in person at the Barrymore Theatre box office (243 W. 47th Street).

On the decision to offer this offer to increase the number of affordable tickets, the producers said, "We are delighted at the Tony® nomination for Best Revival and for Billy's nomination for his performance representing this remarkable ensemble. This has been a remarkable season on Broadway with some really great new plays and several outstanding revivals and they have all arrived in New York this spring. The competition for the audience dollar has never been tougher and we feel it's important that no one miss David Leveaux's brilliant production because they cannot afford a ticket and we hope people will take this opportunity to see one of the season's most captivating productions."

Directed by five time Tony Award® nominee David Leveaux, ARCADIA opened on Thursday, March 17 to acclaim from critics. Ben Brantley of The New York Times said, "Feel the heat rising, Arcadia is propelled by genuine, panting passion. Experience the ingenuity and seamlessness of Stoppard's time-traveling craftsmanship, but also feel the emphatic imagination brought to characters you may wind up realizing you never fully grasped before," John Lahr of The New Yorker said "Arcadia is one of the great plays of my theatergoing life," Scott Brown of New York Magazine called it "an exquisite revival of Stoppard's masterpiece," and Melissa Rose Bernardo of Entertainment Weekly said "It's a fantastic evening. Love, sex, literature, and the second law of thermodynamics collide in Arcadia."

The production has received Tony Award® nominations for Best Revival of a Play and Best Featured Actor in a Play (Billy Crudup). In addition, the production received a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play (Tom Riley), Drama League nominations for Distinguished Revival of a Play and two nominations for Distinguished Performance (Billy Crudup, Raúl Esparza), and a Theatre World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut (Grace Gummer).

The Broadway cast includes Margaret Colin, Billy Crudup, Raúl Esparza, Glenn Fleshler, Grace Gummer, Edward James Hyland, Byron Jennings, Bel Powley, Tom Riley, Noah Robbins, David Turner and Lia Williams.

Bel Powley, Tom Riley, and Lia Williams are appearing with the support of Actors' Equity Association. The producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance of this production.

David Leveaux's previous collaborations with Tom Stoppard include the Tony Award®-winning revival of The Real Thing (which also played at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway) and the Tony®-nominated revival of Jumpers. For both productions, he received Tony Award® nominations for his direction. He also received Tony® nominations for his direction of Nine, Anna Christie, and A Moon for the Misbegotten.

ARCADIA is set in April 1809 in a stately home in Derbyshire. Thomasina, a gifted pupil, proposes a startling theory, beyond her comprehension. All around her, the adults, including her tutor Septimus, are preoccupied with secret desires, illicit passions and professional rivalries. Two hundred years later, academic adversaries Hannah and Bernard (Lia Williams and Billy Crudup) are piecing together puzzling clues, curiously recalling those events of 1809, in their quest for an increasingly elusive truth.

ARCADIA is produced on Broadway by Sonia Friedman Productions, Roger Berlind, Stephanie P. McClelland, Scott M. Delman, Nicholas Quinn Rosenkranz, Robert G. Bartner, Olympus Theatricals and Doug Smith, in association with Janine Safer Whitney.

The creative team for ARCADIA includes: Hildegard Bechtler (set), Gregory Gale (costumes), Donald Holder (lighting), David Van Tieghem (sound), Corin Buckeridge (music) and Jodi Moccia (choreography).

ARCADIA performance schedule: Tuesday at 7pm, Wednesday at 2pm & 8pm, Thursday at 7pm, Friday at 8 pm, Saturday at 2pm & 8pm and Sunday at 3pm.

*Offer valid on all available seats for performances through June 19, 2011. Blackout dates may apply. All prices include a $1.50 facility fee. Limit nine tickets per order. All sales are final - no refunds or exchanges. Not valid in combination with any other offer. Offer may be revoked or modified at any time without notice. Cast and performance schedule are subject to change. Standard service fees apply to all phone and internet orders.

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