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The Friday Forty - NYC

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How does The Friday Forty work?

You can enter The Friday Forty at any time from Monday at 12:01 AM until 1:00 PM every Friday, for performances the following week. At 1:00 PM every Friday the lottery will close, and the winners will be notified between 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM the same day. Winners will have exactly one hour from the notification of their win to claim their tickets before they are offered to another guest.

Tickets for The Friday Forty are available exclusively through TodayTix. It is not possible to purchase these tickets in person at the theatre or anywhere else.

How much are the Friday Forty Lottery tickets?

Winners pay $40 total per guest ($20 per Part).

What are the age requirements for Harry Potter?

The show is suitable for ages 10 and up. All persons entering the theatre, regardless of age, must have a ticket. Babes-in-arms are not admitted to the auditorium. Please note that patrons under the age of 15 will not be admitted into the theatre unless accompanied by an adult.

Can I see Part I this week and Part II another time?

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child unfolds in two parts. When you purchase your Friday Forty tickets, you will receive a pair of tickets per guest, one for each part. You will either see both parts on one day or consecutive evenings. These tickets are not eligible for a transfer to another showtime.

How can I change my lottery entry?

Once you have submitted your entry, we are unable to modify it in any way. This includes changing the name, phone number, email address, number of tickets, or dates entered.

Where are my seats located for Friday Forty?

Seating is assigned directly by the box office and can be located anywhere in the theatre. Seating is not first-come, first-served; the box office will assign your seats after the lottery has completed.

When are the performances in New York City?

A full performance schedule can be found here.

Can I give my Friday Forty tickets to someone else?

Friday Forty tickets are non-transferrable and cannot be returned, exchanged, or resold. The contact information must match a photo ID at the box office in order to pick up tickets.

Please note that the production reserves the right to refuse admission to customers with tickets purchased on re-sale websites. Tickets purchased through official ticketing platforms must not be sold or advertised for sale on the internet, in newspapers or elsewhere. Any ticket advertised for sale in this way will be automatically void.

My time to claim winning Friday Forty tickets expired, what do I do?

If your time to claim has expired, our lottery system will automatically choose another winner. However, this will not affect your chances for winning in the future, so we encourage you to keep entering!

Where is the theatre for Cursed Child in New York City?

The Lyric Theater is located at 214 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036.

I purchased my Friday Forty tickets, how and when do I pick them up?

Your tickets for both parts are available for pick up directly from the box office on the day you are scheduled to see Part I. You can claim these tickets using your Photo ID (matching your designated pick up name) up until one hour before showtime. Within one hour of the performance beginning, the box office reserves the right to release any uncollected tickets for purchase by other patrons.

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