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Subject: Re: The you-know-what has hit the fan
From: Floyd Pentlin <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Floyd Pentlin <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Fri, 12 Oct 2018 22:32:01 -0500
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This is my experience as well. Generally, there is only about a dozen people attending in the entire theater. The only exception recently was La Boheme where we must have made it to two dozen or so.
Floyd Pentlin
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> On Oct 12, 2018, at 10:14 PM, Kathy Boyce <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> It depends on the theater.  Where I go you can sit anywhere, and since it's not crowded you don't need to go very early to get good seats.  So this is not something happening all over the country at every theater.
> 
> 
> On 10/12/18 8:37 PM, Idia Legray wrote:
>> Even though I went and purchased 7 sets of 2 HD opera tickets each, way
>> back in July, and even though I always get to the theater almost 1 and 1/2
>> hours earlier so that I can get our favorite seats, I have just been informed
>> that from now on ALL OVER THE COUNTRY all HD tickets (and regular
>> movie tickets as well) will only be sold by choosing a seat when you
>> purchase your tickets.
>> 
>> So I dashed to the theater the minute I heard and now I am relegated to
>> seats I never would have chosen had I known about the sudden change as
>> of 2 weeks ago, because all my favorite seats are already booked.
>> 
>> I understand that Saturday's "Aida" was mayhem as people were told you
>> can't sit in those seats -- they're taken already.
>> 
>> And what happens if you go when a movie has already begun -- how do
>> you find your special seats in the dark?
>> 
>> This is definitely a case for going to the Encores but sadly for me
>> Wednesday evenings are normally no good.
>> 
>> Has anyone else had a similar experience?
>> 
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> Kathy Boyce
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> New Hampshire
> And the night shall be filled with music... Longfellow
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