Broadway ticket sales continued to improve for the week ending April 27, as the warmer weather appears to be heating up box office receipts. Total ticket sales (excluding Young Frankenstein, which is still not reporting figures) reached $20,335,690, an improvement over the prior week’s gross of $18,791,333 and only... Read more
If you were on Broadway Oct. 30, 2003, you may have been fortunate enough to catch the first performance of the Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical Wicked at the Gershwin Theatre. When it closes on Broadway next year, it will have had more than 700 performances and 12 previews, and... Read more
Cirque du Soleil’s newest Las Vegas production will be Criss Angel Believe, which will open in a custom built theater at the Luxor Las Vegas on Sept. 12, with preview performances beginning Sept. 1. Angel is recognized as one of the most provocative artists in the world, and is... Read more
Broadway ticket sales for the week ending April 20, 2008 held steady with a take of $18,791,333, a slight increase over the previous week’s tally of $18,543,795. While this is good news for in the short term, the amount is still below the same period from last season, however,... Read more
Broadway ticket sales, which have been on a bit of a rollercoaster ride as of late, improved for the week ending April 13 compared to the previous reporting period. Last week’s low was $17,944,821 compared to this week’s tally of $18,543,795, not counting the revenue of Young Frankenstein. The... Read more
Monty Python’s Spamalot has played at the Grail Theatre at the Wynn in Las Vegas since March of 2007, but the production will finish its run at the end of its contract, July 13. Guests enjoyed more than 500 performances in the “Spamalot Experience and Grail Theatre” designed by... Read more
From Los Angeles to New York to London, it’s been a long road to Broadway but Lyle Kessler’s dark comedy “Orphans” will arrive on the Great White Way in January, 2009. Film star Al Pacino has been courted for the role of Harold, a businessman who is kidnapped by... Read more
The musical version of the Patrick Swayze/Jennifer Grey movie “Dirty Dancing” is finally on its way to the U.S. According to ABC News, it will make its American premiere at Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Theatre Sept. 2. Its run there will be followed by a West Coast premiere at Los... Read more
This season has seen its share of revivals of tried-and-true musical gems. Now it appears that “Brigadoon,” the Scottish village that appears out of the mist every hundred years, will appear once again to theatergoers on Broadway. Ostar Productions and producer Liza Lerner announced this week that the revival... Read more
Just when things looked so rosy for Broadway ticket sales, figures for the week ending April 6 took a bit of a nosedive. The total sum of box office sales was $17,944,821, considerably lower than the same week last year, as well as lower than the more than $21... Read more