The Shubert Organization To Use IBM Blockchain on Broadway
The Shubert Organization, Broadway’s largest ticket operator, has announced a partnership with the Boston-based startup True Tickets to power IBM blockchain technology. The partnership between the powerhouse Broadway business and startup was announced Wednesday; the startup was one of the two companies selected to take part in this summer’s... Read more
Construction Collapse Causes Cancellation of Remaining ‘Wicked’ Shows
Performances of the acclaimed Broadway show Wicked were set to take place in New Orleans through this weekend, but due to a construction collapse near the venue, all remaining shows have been cancelled. Over the weekend, the Hard Rock Hotel, which is under construction on Canal Street, partially collapsed.... Read more
Months After Cancellation, MJ Musical Back On Path To Broadway
The Michael Jackson-based musical, which was derailed for a bit, now plans to head to Broadway in 2020. The musical, originally dubbed Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough, will be called MJ. The show was cancelled this past February due to the recent sexual allegations that surfaced against the... Read more
‘The Height of the Storm’ Opens On Broadway This Week
The Height of the Storm, a Florian Zeller play, has begun previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre this week. The show, directed by Jonathan Kent and translated by Christopher Hampton, revolves around the characters Andre and Madeleine, who have spent 50 years married. However their life starts to... Read more
Broadway Kicks-Off Fall Season With $29M, New Shows
It’s officially fall, and that means Broadway is gearing up for a new season following the closing of various summer shows. According to Deadline, the box office brought in $29,320,908 last week, which is only one percent more than the previous week. While Deadline notes that Broadway is still... Read more
‘Six’ on Broadway, Elton John Shows Lead Tuesday Onsales
Six’s Broadway run and additional shows on Elton John’s farewell tour are among tickets going on sale Tuesday. Six is already creating a ton of buzz as the musical based on the lives of King Henry VIII’s wives enjoyed success in London’s West End and Chicago. Tickets to see... Read more
Kristin Chenoweth To Perform Limited Engagement on Broadway
The Tony Award-Winning actress Kristin Chenoweth, known for her work in Wicked and You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown, is returning to Broadway this fall for a limited time for a show celebrating the release of her latest LP, For The Girls.  The show, which revolves around some of... Read more
Jordin Sparks Returns To Broadway For Role In ‘Waitress’
Popstar and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks will return to Broadway this fall, where she’ll take on a role in Waitress. Sparks will take the stage as Jenna from Alison Luff on September 16 through October 27. She’ll perform alongside YouTube star Colleen Ballinger, as well as Mark Evans... Read more
Matthew Broderick, Sarah Jessica Parker To Star in Broadway’s ‘Plaza Suite’
The revival of Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite is returning to Broadway next year and is set to feature real-life married couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick. The show, produced by Ambassador Theatre Group, Gavin Kalin Productions, and Hal Luftig, will run for a limited 17 weeks at the... Read more
West End To Reintroduce Paper Tickets For ‘Hamilton’
While the West End had followed the industry by moving toward paperless ticketing over the past few years, Hamilton producers plan to go back to a more traditional ticketing route later this year. According to The Stage, Hamilton producers – which include Cameron Mackintosh, Jeffrey Seller, Sander Jacobs, Jill... Read more