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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me

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Posted: 7/24/12 at 10:36pm
So this is embarassing that I've seen so many shows, but I don't know anything about rush or student rush tickets. I'm going up August 22-26 and wanted to know if someone could explain to me how it works. Would my no-name, little PA school ID get me a ticket? And what usually is the cost? And what time do you have to be there? The shows I was thinking about were Porgy and Bess, Chicago, Rent, and Sister Act. Thanks!
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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me#2
Posted: 7/24/12 at 10:45pm
"This thread reads like a series of White House memos." — Mister Matt
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Posted: 7/24/12 at 10:45pm
It can give you a headache but it's almost always worth it.
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Posted: 7/24/12 at 11:25pm
I'm not sure the OP will get it, Namo, but that reply made me laugh!
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Posted: 7/24/12 at 11:27pm
Can Someone Explain Rush to Me

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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me#5
Posted: 7/24/12 at 11:44pm
Haha I got it! :) After I posted this I said to myself "Crap, that title thread is gonna get a joke somewhere." but unlike others on here I can take a joke. Thanks for the help!
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Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:00am
When I rushed Porgy & Bess, I was able to get a great ticket in row F of the orchestra twenty minutes before curtain for a Sunday matinee a few weeks ago. If things haven't changed (and I assume they haven't, considering this was right after Audra returned from vocal rest), then there's probably no need to show up too early for that one.

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Posted: 7/25/12 at 7:30am
Phantomcrazy14, didn't know if you were old enough for the reference. Rush is kind of old school. Many, now, indulge in Jungle Juice. LOL I would review Playbill's general rush and lottery section. From what I viewed, Rent does not have a rush, only a lottery. But it states that they sell loser seats for $40. Also, while Chicago and Sister Act operate their rush like most, when the box office opens, Porgy and Bess does it at later times. If you are able to do a two show day, I would pick Sister Act and Chicago for those days. I would stand in line for Sister Act for the matinee. After purchasing your ticket, either matinee or evening, then I would walk over to Chicago and purchase, the show time that was available for you. Many who rush on two show days, seem to purchase the matinee, leaving the evening slot open.
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Posted: 7/25/12 at 7:30am
Whoops...double post.

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Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:00pm
ArtMan, thanks for the advise. But I did some thinking and decided I should see Porgy and Bess and Rent if any. While I'd much rather see Chicago and Sister Act, Porgy and Rent are closing and will not be having a tour. And thanks bway1261 for the advice on Porgy. I'd probably get there 45 or 30 minutes early just to be safe if I see Porgy.
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Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:12pm
You sniff it, you get a tingle in your gentleman parts.



If anyone ever tells you that you put too much Parmesan cheese on your pasta, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:19pm
Namo already made that joke, Gotham.

But seriously, Rush is a prog-rock band. They're still around, but long past their heyday.
....but the world goes 'round
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Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:22pm
"Namo already made that joke, Gotham."

No he didn't, he said something about a headache. That doesn't explain what rush is for.

If anyone ever tells you that you put too much Parmesan cheese on your pasta, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:29pm
Well it's the same joke Goth, you're both describing poppers.

Whether someone gets it or not is a different issue.
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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me#14
Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:31pm
No, Namo could be describing Rush Limbaugh
If anyone ever tells you that you put too much Parmesan cheese on your pasta, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me#15
Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:35pm
Oy.

Ok fine, you win.
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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me#16
Posted: 7/25/12 at 12:44pm
It's not a contest, it's just a internet bulletin board.

But think about it, Rachel Maddow could say: "Rush Limbaugh gives me a headache, but it's always worth it because I get good material for my show."
If anyone ever tells you that you put too much Parmesan cheese on your pasta, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life.
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Can Someone Explain Rush to Me#17
Posted: 7/25/12 at 2:46pm
Their take of "the words of the Profits were written on the Studio Walls . . . and concert halls" is a dark look back at Simon & Garfunkel's "The words of the Prophets are written on the subway walls, and tenement halls", and the "sounds of salesmen" plays off of "sounds of silence".

A great "answer" song from our friends from the Great White North.