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Live Streaming and Video On Demand capabilities are being incorporated directly into our ticketing platform. Organizations will soon be able to sell tickets, capture, and stream performances in one, easy-to-use solution. You can quickly and easily be streaming your events beyond the walls of your venue while adding a new revenue source.

While streaming will never be a replacement for the live event experience, our platform is a valuable tool to introduce the arts to an expanded audience.

A platform ready to be used for special events, conferences, workshops, pilots, or shows where streaming rights are granted.

Makes educational theatre more accessible, gets more people involved, and stimulates the arts in communities.

Helps build an extended technical theatre department by getting more artists involved in your production, videographers, editors, sound engineers, camera operators, etc.

Where a show is sold out, expand your audience.

A video archive of your events with continued fundraising power.

Offers patrons the flexibility to overcome obstacles of physical restrictions or financial constraints.

When there is no venue available or there are last-minute venue issues, stream away.

Turn classroom projects into revenue generators by Live Streaming.

How it works

The very best in ticketing for educational, community, and regional events. Sell tickets and make money for FREE!

ShowTix4U has over 20 years of experience supporting arts organizations across the United States and Canada. The leader in easy, low cost ticketing, with free customer service for you and your patrons… 7 days a week. Trusted by thousands of companies and partners with the very best in the arts: Music Theatre International, PlayBill, and the Educational Theatre Association.

Live Stream Sell tickets and stream a live event.

Scheduled Content Sell tickets and patrons view prerecorded content you schedule to stream at a fixed time.

Video On Demand Upload a prerecorded video of your event for patrons to purchase and watch “on demand”.

Get streaming in 4 easy steps

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Set up your event

ShowTix4U provides clients with full access to creating and editing events in real time. You can create events in 4 easy steps and be selling tickets within 5 minutes!
Setting up events is completely FREE!

Website Link Patrons can access your events on the ShowTix4U home page or through the direct link that we provide for your organization’s website and marketing emails.

Seat Choice For events with Reserved (assigned) Seating, patrons can choose their exact seat location.

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USA/Canada ShowTix4U can be used by both United States (USD) and Canadian (CAD) businesses and patrons using their native currency. ShowTix4U accepts all major credit cards.

Donations Patrons can donate to your organization during the purchase process or can give a donation without any other purchases.

Ticket Options Patrons purchase your tickets in a secure, easy, and efficient online process where they can either download their tickets or have them mailed by ShowTix4U at no cost to you.

Call Center Patrons can purchase tickets through our toll-free Call Center which allows an additional purchasing method at no additional charge to you.

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Customer Data While no patron credit card data is stored, patron contact information is kept up to date with no additional work for you. All customer data can be downloaded from the system.

Tickets Patron's tickets include event and seating information as well as Poster, Map, and Advertising graphics you uploaded during the event creation process.

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Admission Types Sell tickets to Reserved (assigned seating), General Admission (first come, first served), or a combination of both.

Reserved Seating With reserved seating events, we make it easy for you. Simply email us a seating chart, graphic, or hand written layout and we will create your custom seating chart in 1-3 days, FREE of charge!

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General Admission If your event is General Admission, simply set how many tickets are available for purchase and you can start selling immediately.

Seat Types Ability to set seat types such as handicap, wheel chair accessible, and unavailable.

USA/Canada ShowTix4U can be used by both United States (USD) and Canadian (CAD) businesses and patrons using their native currency.

Ticket Pricing Options Create as many ticket pricing options as you want, presale, VIP, adults, seniors, children, complimentary, specific section pricing, etc. Later you will even be able to set who has access to each ticket price. Now that’s flexibility!

When to Sell Full control of sale start and end times.

Presales With ShowTix4U Presales, you determine a date and time for access to password protected events.

Pricing Options Determine what ticket pricing options are available to patrons and the box office all the way down to individual sections on your seating chart.

I’m so happy I was referred to you. I needed to start selling tickets immediately for a fundraiser event and within 10 minutes I had my first ticket sale. I’m forever your client!

— Jen Hemme, Green Valley High School

Organizations find that, after switching to online ticketing, they have an increase in sales and patrons purchase earlier, allowing for funds to be available sooner.

1

Set up your Stream Event for sales

ShowTix4U provides you with full access to creating and editing stream events in real time. You can create events in 4 easy steps and be selling tickets within 5 minutes!
Setting up events is completely FREE!

Royalties If required, secure the license to stream your event.

Music Theatre International For shows licensed through MTI, royalties are automatically managed and paid.

Website Link Patrons can access your events on the ShowTix4U home page or through the direct link that we provide for your organization’s website and marketing emails.

Customer Data While no patron credit card data is stored, patron contact information is kept up to date with no additional work for you. All customer data can be downloaded from the system.

Ticket Pricing Options Create as many ticket pricing options as you want, presale, VIP, complimentary pricing, etc. Later you will even be able to set who has access to each ticket price. Now that’s flexibility!

When to Sell Full control of sale start and end times.

Presales With ShowTix4U Presales, you determine a date and time for access to password protected events.

USA/Canada ShowTix4U can be used by both United States (USD) and Canadian (CAD) businesses and patrons using their native currency. ShowTix4U accepts all major credit cards.

I’m so happy I was referred to you. I needed to start selling tickets immediately for a fundraiser event and within 10 minutes I had my first ticket sale. I’m forever your client!

— Jen Hemme, Green Valley High School

Organizations find that, after switching to online ticketing, they have an increase in sales and patrons purchase earlier, allowing for funds to be available sooner.

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Sell tickets online

Website Link Patrons can access your events on the ShowTix4U home page or through the direct link that we provide for your organization’s website and marketing emails.

Seat Choice For events with Reserved (assigned) Seating, patrons can choose their exact seat location.

Read more

USA/Canada ShowTix4U can be used by both United States (USD) and Canadian (CAD) businesses and patrons using their native currency. ShowTix4U accepts all major credit cards.

Donations Patrons can donate to your organization during the purchase process or can give a donation without any other purchases.

Ticket Options Patrons purchase your tickets in a secure, easy, and efficient online process where they can either download their tickets or have them mailed by ShowTix4U at no cost to you.

Call Center Patrons can purchase tickets through our toll-free Call Center which allows an additional purchasing method at no additional charge to you.

Read more

Customer Data While no patron credit card data is stored, patron contact information is kept up to date with no additional work for you. All customer data can be downloaded from the system.

Tickets Patron's tickets include event and seating information as well as Poster, Map, and Advertising graphics you uploaded during the event creation process.

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While you may be looking to sell tickets online to ease your workload, patrons are going to love the ability to pick their own seats whenever they want with no lines.

…by far the best ticketing system around. Your team of agents has saved me countless hours.

— William Myatt, EdTA past president

2

Sell tickets online

Patron Purchase Patrons can purchase their Live Stream or Video On Demand tickets in advance or can purchase and watch immediately.

Tickets Patron's tickets include event and stream information as well as Poster and Advertising graphics you uploaded during the event creation process.

Watch Stream Patrons can easily view your stream by using the QR or Access Code on their ticket.

Player Features While watching the stream, patrons can access your event information such as cast lists and synopsis and can donate to your organization.

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While you may be looking to sell tickets online to ease your workload, patrons are going to love the ability to pick their own seats whenever they want with no lines.

…by far the best ticketing system around. Your team of agents has saved me countless hours.

— William Myatt, EdTA past president

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Sell and Manage Tickets at Your Event

Payment methods Sell tickets with additional payment options such as Cash and Check. You keep the funds.

Optional Equipment Use ShowTix4U's optional inexpensive printers and ticket stock to print professional-style tickets with stubs.

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No long lines ShowTix4U’s optional credit card reader helps keep your lines short with easy and quick processing of credit cards.

VIPatron You can reserve tickets and automatically send an email to your patrons for payment that is entered directly by them.

Reserve Seats Reserve (block) seats for technical equipment or for patrons that will purchase later.

Comps Run complimentary tickets for VIP guests.

Management With ShowTix4U's Customer Management you can search, view, and manage transaction history.

Call Center Your patrons can utilize ShowTix4U's Call Center 7 days a week at no additional cost to you.

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Reports At any time, you can view your real-time account report to see gross and net sales for any of your events.

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Check-in Use the ShowTix4U Seating Report or Check-in App to check-in patrons.

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This fabulous program has saved me from dealing with long lines on the day of the show. It’s great to watch sales come in and my patrons love the added convenience.

— Sharon Chadwick, EdTA Nevada State Chapter Director

By selling tickets online you are automatically creating your customer database that you can use for marketing to invite patrons back to future events.

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Start Streaming

Scheduled Content Sell tickets and patrons view prerecorded content you schedule to stream at a fixed time.

Video On Demand For Video On Demand, simply upload your video and once approved, your patrons can purchase and stream away.

Rehearse The platform allows you to practice and test your stream. Events can be Live Streamed for up to 4 hours.

ASL/Subtitles Add American Sign Language interpreter picture in picture or subtitles to your stream.

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Designed to work seamlessly with ShowStream, the new app from Broadway Media

Hardware From cables and adapter kits to a broadcast-quality multi camera.

ShowStream Powerful realtime video and audio capture software for single and multi-camera presentations.

Training Stress-free implementation with useful online resources and how-to videos.

Customer Support Dedicated assistance and advice from Broadway Media’s friendly technical theatre experts.

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This fabulous program has saved me from dealing with long lines on the day of the show. It’s great to watch sales come in and my patrons love the added convenience.

— Sharon Chadwick, EdTA Nevada State Chapter Director

By selling tickets online you are automatically creating your customer database that you can use for marketing to invite patrons back to future events.

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Receive your Funds

When your event ends, download your reports, and receive your funds via check or e-transfer within 5 business days. It’s that easy!

Any fees are subtracted from the balance in your ShowTix4U Account, which is revenue generated from online credit card ticket sales. ShowTix4U allows you to request one early payout per event.

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Account Reports can be viewed and downloaded in real time. At the end of your event, WOW your Bankers, Bookkeepers, and Treasurers with all the details.

Our Treasurer loves the simplified accounting that your service provides.

— Shannon Shogren, Play Inc. Community Theatre Board Member

4

Receive your Funds

MTI royalties are automatically paid through ShowTix4U, no additional work for you.

When your event ends, download your reports, and receive your funds via check or e-transfer within 5 business days. It’s that easy!

Any fees are subtracted from the balance in your ShowTix4U Account, which is revenue generated from online credit card ticket sales. ShowTix4U allows you to request one early payout per event.

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Account Reports can be viewed and downloaded in real time. At the end of your event, WOW your Bankers, Bookkeepers, and Treasurers with all the details.

Our Treasurer loves the simplified accounting that your service provides.

— Shannon Shogren, Play Inc. Community Theatre Board Member

Ticketing fees

ShowTix4U, the only online ticketing company that is FREE for organizations choosing to pass on fees to patrons and will also give back to your organization by sharing advertising revenue on every ticket sold!

EVENT ORGANIZER

FREE!
+ 5¢
Added Revenue

Cash, Check, Reserved/Blocked, Comp and Bulk Ticket orders are all FREE!

PATRON

85¢*
per ticket + 3.5%
Tickets sold online

No merchant account needed. Price includes credit card processing.

Show me some example Ticket Fees
Example Ticket Fees**
Ticket Price Patron Fees Patron Pays Event Organizer Fees Event Organizer Gets Ad Revenue Event Organizer Receives
$10 $1.23 $11.23 FREE +5¢ $10.05
$12 $1.30 $13.30 $12.05
$15 $1.40 $16.40 $15.05
$20 $1.58 $21.58 $20.05

**Based on MTI show and passing on fee to Patron. All other shows, the fee is only 5¢ more. If client pays the fee, the fee is the same, but is offset by ad revenue reducing the cost.

GENERATE ADDITIONAL REVENUE

Custom FeesWith ShowTix4U, you can now create and keep your own fees. This is a great way to raise money for facilities, equipment, scholarships, etc. Fees are subject to 3.5% ShowTix4U fee.

AdvertisingShowTix4U offers one free advertising and poster space that appears on all 8.5” X 11” tickets. You have the option of selling this space on your own to organizations within your community and your group keeps all the revenue!

Other Ways...ShowTix4U can be used in many different ways to help you generate additional funds. From merchandise sales to trip payments and class fees, ShowTix4U offers the most versatile and easyto-use system to make your job easier.

Ad RevenueShowTix4U has contracted with leading arts organizations to advertise on tickets. The revenue generated from these ads is then shared with you in an effort to support the arts in your community. You can opt-out of the ads on tickets at any time. For every credit card order, ran by patrons themselves, where the ticket is not Complimentary or Will-Call pickup, your group will receive 5¢.

Example ad revenue
500 tickets $25
1000 tickets $50
2500 tickets $125
5000 tickets $250
7500 tickets $375
10,000 tickets $500

Receive your funds

When your event ends, download your reports, and your funds are processed via check or e-transfer within 5 business days. It’s that easy!

Any fees are subtracted from the balance in your ShowTix4U Account, which is revenue generated from online credit card ticket sales. ShowTix4U allows you to request one early payout per event.

Ad RevenueShowTix4U has contracted with leading arts organizations to advertise on tickets. The revenue generated from these ads is then shared with you in an effort to support the arts in your community. You can opt-out of the ads on tickets at any time. For every credit card order, ran by patrons themselves, where the ticket is not Complimentary or Will-Call pickup, your group will receive 5¢.

Example ad revenue
500 tickets $25
1000 tickets $50
2500 tickets $125
5000 tickets $250
7500 tickets $375
10,000 tickets $500

Mail Tickets ShowTIx4U can print and mail tickets to patrons, if they choose, during the purchase process. Patrons will be charged $1.75 per order for this service. There are no fees for you.

Call Center FREE for organizations. $2.50 per order paid by patrons.

Optional Equipment ShowTix4U offers inexpensive, optional Box Office Supported Equipment.

Donations Customers can donate during or outside the purchase process. Donations are only charged a fee of 3.5%.

*85¢ rate applies to shows licensed through Musical Theatre Intl. All other shows, per ticket fee is 90¢ + 3.5%, just 5¢ more

Full pricing guide

Thank you ShowTix4U! This fabulous program has saved me from dealing with long lines on the day of the show!

— Sharon Chadwick, EdTA Nevada State Chapter Director

Don’t be fooled by other ticketing companies with higher flat rate fees that promote free equipment. This simply means if your ticket price is low, you are paying MORE per ticket in fees. Nothing in life is free and higher priced fees “pay” for “free” equipment year after year.

Security

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  • ShowTix4U does not store credit card numbers.
  • ShowTix4U is PCI compliant.
  • ShowTix4U’s credit card processor has PCI level 1 certification, the highest level of certification available from the Payment Card Industry.

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