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Price Zones: setting base pricing zones

Price Zones are sections in the venue that have different base/starting prices. You may want to charge more for the front few rows than the back rows in a venue. You can have up to 50 base price zones in each pricing map. The allowable codes must be set on the Description Tab before you can set price zones on this tab.

Social: Creating Social Distancing Setup

The name of this feature is called social distance seating. It is a by-product of Covid19 and the resultant need to sell a seat and automatically hold other seats around that seat so that people are provided a comfortable social distance between parties.

Theatre Manager has provided this feature for years (formerly called associated seats) and it can be used for a variety of purposes such as:

Holds: Setting Default Holds for Pricing Map

Default holds for a venue are a way to block out some seats from sale. Default holds are copied to a new performance when it is created. They can be used for:
  • House helds and trouble sats
  • Obstructed sight lines

Character Field Conditions

is between The parameters for the field are between to sets of factors.
is greater than or equal to The parameters for the field are greater than or equal to these factors.
is greater than The parameters for the field are greater than this factor.
is less than or equal to

List Field Conditions

is one of The parameters for the field is one of this factor.
is none of The parameters for the field is none of this factor. Remember that the NOT operator paired with this condition will create a double negative.

Member, Pass and Gift Certificate Categories

The Member Category Code Table values are displayed in the Description Tab on the Member type set up window and are used to categorize passes and gift certificate for online sales.

items appear online in the following sort order:

Web Options - Ticket Delivery

You can charge different online fees for the ticket delivery method the customer chooses such as :
  • Mailing Tickets - which is generally standard since it costs money to mail tickets
  • Hold at Will Call - which seems to be an emerging trend in some locations if the customer is given the choice of print at home and picking up tickets -- a fee such as this might bias the customer to chose to print at home


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