While he didn’t reveal how much the tickets cost (since they were a present), he did say that we are NOT allowed to eat out the week leading up to the show, for fear of food poisoning and being too sick to attend.

Sometimes, a lady’s gotta splurge.

I’m not exactly sure how much he spent on our Hamilton tickets, but my husband Tim assures me it was A LOT.

“Can Evan still go to pre-school?” I asked.

“Yes, but maybe only part-time.” Tim quipped back.

For those of you who might not know, Hamilton is currently the most popular musical on Broadway (winner of 11 Tony Awards). Tickets go for upwards of $849 dollars.

And while I can’t prove it, I totally believe this story: A friend of a friend unknowingly purchased tickets for what would be the final Broadway performance of its star Lin-Manuel Miranda. She was able to sell her 4 tickets for $25,000.

If anyone is crazy/serious enough to splurge on theater tickets, it is me (or my husband for me).

I am a theater junkie! I mean, I starred as Sally Bowles in Cabaret, ok? (In the 11th grade, but still!)

So, for my birthday/Valentine’s Day/5-year wedding anniversary my husband gifted us orchestra seats for a show later this summer.

While he didn’t reveal how much the tickets cost (since they were a present), he did say that we are NOT allowed to eat out the week leading up to the show, for fear of food poisoning and being too sick to attend.

I laughed… but, of course, he’s totally right 🙂

The trade off? No other gifts this year. And what’s more, according to science, this splurge will be worth it. It will actually make us happier. 

Don’t believe me? My latest column for the May issue of O, The Oprah Magazine reveals three items worth splurging on – including pricey theater tickets.

 What’s something you unapologetically splurge on? It’s become a popular question on my podcast, since I feel it’s so important to stop and enjoy our hard-earned money.

Just be sure to make it count!

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