Many Cities, Cheap Hotel Rates?

Many Cities, Cheap Hotel Rates?

A couple friends and I are going to be embarking on some traveling and I am hoping some of you have some personal success stories or tips to share... We're going to be hitting up several cities over the course of about 5 mos. mostly from Thursday night until Sunday night. This means we'll need hotel rooms (probably 1 room we'd share) in different cities. We're traveling as part of a theater situation so we'd need to be close to a specific theater in each location but otherwise we're open to whatever. What's the cheapest way to do this? Is it better to book far in advance or try for last minute deals? Are there tips/tricks/websites you use for this type of thing? THANKS!!!
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