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70% off DRAMA: Road to Mecca (Soulpepper Theatre $23)

Join us for Road to Mecca, a play that examines the nature of friendship, the necessity of self-expression, and the struggle of a free-spirited individual in an intolerant society. The play will be presented by the Soulpepper Theatre Company in Toronto's historic Distillery District.

Our group will save up to 70 per cent off regular ticket prices by purchasing rush tickets, which are usually best available on Mondays.


SOUTH AFRICA 1987: In an archly conservative village in Apartheid-era South Africa, an elderly white woman has turned her house and yard into a highly personal and unorthodox work of art with contentious results. This play is by Athol Fugard, one of the great humanist playwrights of the 20th Century. It was inspired by a real-life story. More information.

ABOUT SOULPEPPER THEATRE: Soulpepper is considered to be one of the best small theatres in Toronto. It consistently offers professional, high-quality productions. It is also one of the priciest small theatres in the city. To save money, Thumbs Up will be going to Soulpepper's productions on Monday and Tuesday nights in 2014 when cheap rush tickets are usually in good supply. Please note a seat is not guaranteed for a rush ticket! More information.


DATE: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

TIME: Show starts at 8 p.m. It's recommended you be in the box office lineup by 6:15  p.m. to get a rush ticket.

WHERE: Young Centre For The Performing Arts
Michael Young Theatre
Distillery District, 50 Tank House Lane
Toronto, Ontario M5A 3C4

RUSH TICKETS: $23 cash (adults), $5 cash (youth 21 and under)

REGULAR TICKETS: $29 / $57 / $74 (adults) (including HST and service charges)

MEETUP FEE: $2 cash (Please pay Peter exact change at the meetup spot)


RUSH TICKETS: Get into the box office lineup for rush tickets on the day of performance. Consecutive numbers for rush tickets will be given out by the box office beginning at 7 p.m. The lower your number (number 1 is best!), the better your chances of getting a rush ticket. At 7:30 p.m. the box office will start calling out the numbers in the order they were given out until all rush tickets are sold. To get a low number, it's best to line up early at the box office -- by 6:15 p.m. if possible. Peter will check on availability of rush tickets closer to the performance date.

Members are responsible for purchasing their own tickets directly from the theatre.

BOX OFFICE CONTACT INFO: Call the box office at (416)[masked], ext. 1.

SEATING ARRANGEMENTS: This theatre has assigned seating. This means it may not be possible to sit together as a group. However, we will get together before, at intermission and after the show.



Meet Peter at 6:15 p.m. in the box office lineup. He will be wearing a white cap.


Image credit: Soulpepper website

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