Poll: Would you use a ‘mortgage-style’ payment plan to spread the cost of your theatre tickets?
A scheme in which audiences can pay for their theatre tickets in installments, has recently been rolled out in the US, where Broadway seats can cost up to $850 each.
The Stage columnist Richard Jordan cast doubt over the scheme’s legitimacy for attracting audiences for whom the theatre may not otherwise be accessible, arguing that by charging additional interest on tickets prices the scheme “stands against against everything the arts should represent in appealing to a more diverse audience”.
This week we’re asking: Would you use a ‘mortgage-style’ payment plan to spread the cost of your theatre tickets?
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