Opera houses make the elderly pay for young people’s ticketsmain
That’s the implication of this Telegraph shocker:
Dame Esther Rantzen has accused opera houses of “disregarding” over 65s by aiming its discounts at young people.
In recent months a number of major theatres, including the Royal Opera House, the Barbican, English National Opera and the National Theatre have introduced initiatives to encourage younger audiences with reduced, or even free tickets.
It has left older generations feeling they deserve the same treatment, with many struggling to afford tickets….