Groupon Offers Broadway’s Hottest Shows with Broadway Inbound Partnership

  Groupon Offers Broadway’s Hottest Shows with Broadway Inbound Partnership

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- December 20, 2012

Today Groupon ( (NASDAQ: GRPN) announced a partnership
with Broadway Inbound (, the
business-to-business ticketing platform for all Telecharge
( Broadway and Off-Broadway events. Via the
arrangement, GrouponLive, Groupon's live entertainment division, gains the
ability to process customers’ orders through the Broadway Inbound system,
granting subscribers access to special ticket prices for top Broadway and
Off-Broadway musicals, plays and concerts.

The first GrouponLive deal to kick off the partnership starts today with an
offer for tickets to Kinky Boots ( The
electrifying new musical brings together four-time Tony® Award-winner Harvey
Fierstein and Grammy® Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper. Groupon is the
exclusive daily deals site to offer tickets to Kinky Boots this holiday

“GrouponLive is proud to feature Broadway Inbound inventory to bring our
customers the excitement and thrills of Broadway,” said GrouponLive General
Manager, Greg Rudin. “Groupon subscribers already enjoy exclusive access to
arts events across the country, and we look forward to offering even more of
today’s hit shows, like Kinky Boots, thanks to this partnership.”

The Kinky Boots deal will feature both orchestra and mezzanine seating options
at the Al Hirschfeld Theatreand will be available through the Groupon website
( as part of Grouponicus, Groupon’s thirdannual ancient
wintertime celebration.

About GrouponLive

GrouponLive launched in May 2011 as a joint venture between Groupon and Live
Nation Entertainment to offer some of the world’s best deals on local
entertainment. Events include: college or professional sports, family
entertainment, musicals and plays, concerts at smaller, intimate venues to
some of the top shows at arenas and stadiums. These offers are sold
exclusively through Groupon’s featured local daily deals channel at and via Groupon’s mobile app.

About Groupon

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader in local commerce, making it easy
for people around the world to search and discover great businesses at
unbeatable prices. Groupon is reinventing the traditional small business world
by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including
customizable deal campaigns, credit card payments processing capabilities and
point-of-sale solutions to help them attract more customers and run their
operations more effectively. By leveraging the company’s global relationships
and scale, Groupon offers consumers incredible deals on the best stuff to eat,
see, do, and buy in 48 countries. With Groupon, shoppers discover the best a
city has to offer with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways,
and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and
more with Groupon Goods. To subscribe to Groupon emails, visit To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how
to work with Groupon, visit

About Broadway Inbound

Broadway Inbound is a Shubert Organization company specializing in travel
industry and wholesale ticket distribution for Broadway, Off Broadway and live
theatrical events around the United States. Broadway Inbound providesvarious
technologies to give wholesale partners access to extensive inventory directly
from venue box offices' primary ticketing systems including its sister
company, Unparalleled experience in wholesale theatre
ticketing, marketing and operations makes Broadway Inbound a perfect partner
for distributors in travel and other industries.


Kate Gleason, 312.459.5724
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