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Groupon Offers Epic Broadway Experience to Travel to NYC, Meet Neil Patrick Harris and See “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”

Today Groupon launched a sweepstakes for a trip for two to travel to New York City, share a drink with Neil Patrick Harris and see the Tony-winning musical “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on Broadway. Starting today and running through July 3, Groupon subscribers can visit www.groupon.com/neil-patrick-harris to make a donation and enter the sweepstakes*. All donations will go directly to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which supports people across the country living with HIV/AIDS.

Neil Patrick Harris (Photo: Business Wire)

Neil Patrick Harris (Photo: Business Wire)

“Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is a phenomenal organization that makes me proud to be a member of the Broadway community,” said Neil Patrick Harris. “I can’t think of greater motivation for giving my best performance than knowing that tickets to ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ are contributing to the cause. And that we get to share a stiff cocktail after the show.”

The epic experience includes:

  • Two tickets to see the Tony Award-winning “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” on Friday, August 8
  • Private dressing room meet-and-greet and celebratory toast with Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris
  • Backstage tour of the “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” set and cast-signed Playbill
  • $300 toward dinner at a to-be-determined restaurant
  • Coach airfare for two to New York City, departing Thursday, August 7, and returning Sunday, August 10
  • Three-night stay in a junior suite at the 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Metropolitan New York
  • Ground transportation to and from a NYC airport

The sweepstakes ends at 11:59 p.m. EDT on Thursday, July 3. The winner will be drawn on Thursday, July 10.

About Groupon

Groupon (NASDAQ: GRPN) is a global leader of local commerce and the place you start when you want to buy just about anything, anytime, anywhere. By leveraging the company’s global relationships and scale, Groupon offers consumers a vast marketplace of unbeatable deals all over the world. Shoppers discover the best a city has to offer on the web or on mobile with Groupon Local, enjoy vacations with Groupon Getaways, and find a curated selection of electronics, fashion, home furnishings and more with Groupon Goods.

Groupon is redefining how traditional small businesses attract, retain and interact with customers by providing merchants with a suite of products and services, including customizable deal campaigns, credit card payment processing capabilities, and point-of-sale solutions that help businesses grow and operate more effectively. To search for great deals or subscribe to Groupon emails, visit www.Groupon.com. To download Groupon's five-star mobile apps, visit www.groupon.com/mobile. To learn more about the company’s merchant solutions and how to work with Groupon, visit www.GrouponWorks.com.

About Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $250 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.

Broadway Cares awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide and is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and the Al Hirschfeld Free Health Clinic.

For more information, please visit Broadway Cares online at broadwaycares.org, on Facebook at facebook.com/BCEFA, on Twitter at twitter.com/BCEFA, on YouTube at youtube.com/BCEFAtv and on Instagram at instagram.com/BCEFA.

**No donation is necessary to enter or win, and a donation will not increase your chances of winning. To enter without donation, you must handwrite on a 3x5 card labeled “Neil Patrick Harris/Hedwig Sweepstakes Entry” your full name, complete address, home and daytime telephone number (including area code), e-mail address and date of birth (all of which must be legible) and mail it with proper postage to: “Neil Patrick Harris/Hedwig Sweepstakes Entry,” Groupon, Inc., 600 West Chicago Avenue, Ste. 400, Chicago, IL 60654. See Official Rules for additional requirements. Odds of winning depend on the total number of entries received. Void where prohibited by law. Sweepstakes only open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. or D.C., 18+. Entry period ends: 11:59 p.m. EDT on 7/3/14. ARV of prize: $3,300. Sponsor: Groupon, Inc., 600 West Chicago Avenue, Ste. 400, Chicago, IL 60654.

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