Amy Schumer Brings in $1 Million for Broadway Debut
Amy Schumer made her Broadway debut this month in Steve Martin’s Meteor Shower, and Forbes reports a $1 million week at the Booth Theatre. If this sales trend continues, the show will likely break the theater’s house record of $1.1 million, currently held by The Elephant Man when Bradley... Read more
Has Broadway Become Reliant on Celebrity Draw at the Box Office?
This week in Broadway news is dominated by reports of “splashy debuts” for singer-songwriter Jason Mraz and comedian-actress Amy Schumer in Waitress and Meteor Shower, respectively. The big stage first-timers brought in huge sales; on the other foot, we’ve seen a trend in shows faltering when its a big... Read more
Jeremy Shamos Joins the Cast of Steve Martin’s “Meteor Shower” on Broadway
Tony Award nominee Jeremy Shamos will co-star in the new Broadway show Meteor Shower, replacing Alan Tudyk, who left the production due to “creative differences”, according to Broadway.com. Jeremy Shamos received a Tony Award nomination for his performance in Clybourne Park, for which he also received Drama League Award and Lucille... Read more
Amy Schumer Set for Broadway Debut in Steve Martin Play
Comic, author and actress, Amy Schumer will be making her way to Broadway. The “Trainwreck” and standup star will star in “Meteor Shower”, a new play penned by Steve Martin. The play has been performed at the Old Globe Theater in San Diego and the Long Wharf Theater in... Read more