Smart marketing accounts for part of the growth: a twice-weekly list of available shows now goes out to 60,000 prospective audience members (who can purchase immediately online). And the witty Hot Tix tweeter has 3,000 followers. But an LCT spokesperson says that the discount outlet is also now getting more "inventory." Otherwise empty seats? Or an increase in tickets the theaters aren't able to move at full price? No answer on that so far. . .