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1,049 - Buying Theater Tickets

November 7th, 2014

Episode 159 of 489 episodes

Nothing is better than a good play at a theater. Learn how to buy tickets to one in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:19 Explanations: 3:28 Fast dialog: 17:24 Susie: I can’t believe I’m going to get to see my favorite actor in a play. I want front row seats! David: I’m looking at the venue’s seating plan right now and all front row seats are taken for the entire run. I’m guessing that season ticket holders got those. Susie: Damn! All right. Let’s try to get seats as close to the stage as possible, preferably in the orchestra. David: The only orchestra tickets still available have partially obstructed views. Susie: Okay, we’ll take those. David: But we won’t be able to see the entire stage. These tickets in the loge or mezzanine, or even the balcony will give us a better view of the play. Susie: I don’t need to see every part of the play. I just want to get as close to him as possible. David: Wait one second. I see two seats in the second row still available for the matinee performance. Oh no, those are seats for wheelchair access. Susie: That’s great! We’ll take those. David: But neither of us needs wheelchair access. Susie: I’ll break a leg if I have to to get that close to him. David: Do the words “obsessed fan” mean anything to you? Susie: You can call it obsession, but I call it devotion! Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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