Bruce Springsteen fans will have many more chances to make it real.
The Boss will extend the run of his super sold-out Broadway show at the Walter Kerr Theatre in New York through the end of June.
Springsteen on Broadway, the mostly one-man show that also features Mrs. Springsteen, Patti Scialfa, opened in October to almost unanimous rave reviews like this one.
The autobiographical and theatrical presentation that brings Springsteen's 2016 memoir Born to Run to musical life was scheduled to close on Feb. 3. Instead, the Tuesday-through-Sunday production will now take a break before reopening Feb. 28 and running until June 30.
Here's the ticket situation:. When they go on sale Dec. 19, tickets will be available only to would-be purchasers who have already gone through the Ticketmaster Verified Fan registration process and who were previously shut out after being put on standby.
Fans who received a code and were unable to purchase tickets and those who were put on standby but never got a code will be eligible to buy tickets. The nightly lucky seat lottery that fans can enter in hopes of buying bargain $75 tickets — as opposed to top face value of $850 or the $2,000 and up they're going for on StubHub — will continue.
When the show opened in October, I wrote: "What's thrilling about Springsteen on Broadway is it puts that principle to work in relation to live music and theater. Is it a concert, or is it a play? Neither, but something fresher, born from a combination of the two, just as the forthright details that the singer presents from his own life take on new meanings when shared with the audience he's traveled with for so many years." With the show extended until the summer, fans will have a few more months' worth of chances to take the trip with him.