Theater & Broadway News
Theater fans in Chicago are in luck - the Bank of America Theatre is releasing more tickets to the popular comedy, "The Book of Mormon," for performances through September 8.
Broadway theaters will lower their lights and observe a moment of silence tonight and Friday in honor of two iconic actors who have recently passed. Charles Durning and Jack Klugman both passed away on Monday after long and successful careers.
Elf, A Christmas Story, Annie, A Christmas Carol, and
Annie, Cinderella, Drood, Newsies, Once, Spider-Man and More Will Take Part in 2013 Kids' Night on Broadway
Kids' Night on Broadway will take place from Feb 25 through March 3, 2013, brought to you by the Broadway League. Anyone age 6-18 is eligible for a free ticket if they are accompanied by a paying adult. A number of Broadway shows, as well as a handful of Off-Broadway performances, are set to participate.
Jeff McCarthy stars as Dr. Suess' famous Christmas antagonist when How the Grinch Stole Christmas comes to the Theater at Madison Square Garden tonight. The musical is directed by Matt August and will feature classic songs like "You're a Mean One, Mr.
In an effort to make shows more affordable, many Broadway theaters are now offering rush, lottery, and standing-room-only tickets. Securing one of these lower-priced options typically requires arriving early at the box office on the day of the show.
Clifford Odets' 1937 classic Golden Boy opens December 6 at the Belasco Theatre and stars former War Horse lead Seth Numrich. Numrich plays Joe Bonaparte, a blossoming violinist who also has the ability to earn big money as a prizefighter.
Cirque Week is swinging into Las Vegas this fall for the third year. Cirque du Soleil is featuring a week-long of behind-the-stages events of all seven productions.
A senior publicist for CirqueduSoleil.com, Ann Paladie told TicketNews® they have asked guests for feedback about previous years and they are trying to utilize that feedback to give guests the best experiences possible with this year's Cirque Week. She also said, "We noted that some of our guests are repeat visitors so we strive to offer different experiences for them each year."
Over holidays, ticket sales for Broadway plays can be erratic. Even though most productions closed for Thanksgiving, many made up for it with a special matinee performances for families on Friday, November 23, in addition to their normal Friday night performances.
Ticket sales had a big jump over the holiday with gross ticket sales up $6.4 million from the previous week ending November 18. According to this week's figures posted by The Broadway League, Broadway gross ticket sales totaled $27,019,880 for the week ending on November 25.