Broadway in Deep Freeze as Sales Plummet in New Year
Post-holiday slumps are the norm on Broadway, but a series of factors are combining to make the drop-off a particularly steep one this year, according to reporting by multiple outlets. Terrible weather hit New York and depressed attendance beyond the normal lull in business for the week following Christmas/New... Read more
NYC Broadway Week Announces 2-for-1 Ticket Options
NYC Broadway Week is back, this year offering 2-for-1 tickets to 19 Broadway shows between January 16 – February 4, 2018. The highly-anticipated bi-annual promotion includes some huge hit shows like Chicago, Hello, Dolly!, and The Lion King as well as exciting newcomers SpongeBob SquarePants, The Parisian Woman, and... Read more
Market Heat Report: Georgia-Alabama Holds Strong at Number One
For the third day in a row now, the College Football Playoff game between Georgia and Alabama holds on to the top spot on the Market Heat Report – an especially impressive feat considering the lowest price of one stub has hovered around $2,000 since the final matchup was decided... Read more
Broadway Breaks Record with a $50 Million Holiday Week
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is historically the most profitable one for Broadway, but it truly outdid itself this year, breaking its own record to rake in over $50 million in gross profit for 32 shows, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. This tops the... Read more
Hamilton Tour Extends to Hit 20 Cities in 2018
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of award-winning hip-hop musical Hamilton, will take the popular show on the road with a tour that’s been extended from 5 to 20 cities in 2018, the show’s Twitter page announced on New Year’s Eve. Just you wait, 2018. Happy New Year from @HamiltonMusical! pic.twitter.com/TauPMwXpyr —... Read more
Iliza Shlesinger Sued for Sexual Discrimination Over Women-Only Comedy Show
Comedian Iliza Shlesinger is being sued by a male patron who was turned away from her “Girls’ Night In with Iliza – No Boys Allowed” comedy show at the Largo at the Coronet theater in Los Angeles last month. George St. George says he and a friend bought $25-$30 tickets to... Read more
New Shows Coming to Broadway in 2018
Now that the holiday season is behind us, the new year is just around the corner. Something that always gets me excited when dragging my feet into a new year (because I’m personally not much of a resolution person) is making plans to be able to look forward to... Read more
TicketNews 2017 in Review: Best-Selling Theatre Shows
As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a look at the best-selling theatrical productions to hit stages over the past year. Sitting firmly at the top of the list to no one’s surprise is Hamilton, which continues to dominate Broadway sales with no slowing down. It most recently... Read more
Hamilton Leads Second Best Broadway Week of the Year
The pre-Christmas tourist rush in NYC made last week Broadway’s second most successful of the year, and the most successful ever for Springsteen on Broadway and Hamilton, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. A total of 32 shows playing to Broadway grossed $35,796,213 for the week ending on... Read more
New Ticket Release Announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter fans will once again have their chance at tickets to the premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway. So many fans flocked to register for Verified Fan the first time around that they actually temporarily crashed the Ticketmaster website. When tickets went on sale,... Read more