Twin Cities acting troupe offers jobless discount

October 7, 2009.By Associated Press, Pioneer Press.

A Twin Cities theater company is offering the unemployed a break on tickets to an upcoming performance of the musical, "The Full Monty."

Theater Latte Da plans a "pink slip performance" of "The Full Monty" on Oct. 18 at the Ordway Center McKnight Theatre in St. Paul.

People who don't have a job can get two tickets to the 2 p.m. matinee for $10 each, plus Ordway ticketing fees.

"The Full Monty" is based on the 1997 British film about unemployed steelworkers who turn to stripping for cash. It runs at the Ordway from Oct. 15-Nov. 8.

To request the discounted tickets, call the Ordway box office at (651) 224-4222 and request the "pink slip discount," or go to and insert the promo code "pink" for the 2 p.m. Oct. 18 performance.