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‘Nutcracker’ boom means crunch time for patrons

Rampant ticket scalping has fans angry, confused

By Geoff Edgers
Globe Staff / December 19, 2009

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On a recent weekday, a man standing outside the Boston Opera House offered a woman leaving the hall $25 if she would go back in and buy him some tickets to “The Nutcracker.’’ Boston Ballet wouldn’t sell him any, he told her. That’s because it suspected he was a ticket broker. (Full article: 1029 words)

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