Tips to avoid theater ticket scams

Overinflated Ticket Prices

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - A lot of big shows are coming up at the Aronoff Center!

But you need to be careful exactly where you buy your ticket.

The Cincinnati Arts Association just launched a campaign to educate the public about using their site, as the Official Ticket Source of the Aronoff Center and about the pitfalls of buying tickets from the secondary market.

Officials say you often pay more than face value for tickets on unofficial markets.

The tickets may also not be real, and they can't be replaced if lost or stolen.

Finally, you won't be supporting the Cincinnati Arts Association who helps put on shows at places like the Aronoff Center.

There are some great shows coming up, including "The Phantom of the Opera" from November 15-27 and "The Nutcracker: Jazzed Up" from November 25 to December 3.

The Cincinnati Arts Association suggests the safest and best way to get tickets is on their website.

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