Hamilton Producer Announces Return of #HAM4HAM Ticket Lottery
Hamilton is returning to Broadway this month, and so is the popular #HAM4HAM ticket lottery, producer Jeffrey Seller announced this week. A limited number of $10 tickets will be available through the lottery for each performance, a celebrated feature from the record-shattering musical’s original run that began in 2015.... Read more
Promoters Find Loopholes in Anti-Vaccine Laws to Implement Requirements
Concert giants AEG Presents and Live Nation Entertainment have both announced that all fans looking to attend events in the U.S. will be required to show proof of vaccination or a recent negative COVID test beginning this fall, as the industry seeks to stay open amid the Delta variant-driven... Read more
Reopening of TKTS Booth in Times Square Signifies Broadway’s Return
Broadway is already back, but September brings with it a number of high profile shows reopening, and with them the famed TKTS ticket booth in New York’s Times Square. The booth, run by the nonprofit organization TDF, sells tickets to both Broadway and off-Broadway productions. Tickets to same-day shows... Read more
Live Theater Returns to Broadway as Pass Over Opens in New York
The first Broadway play to return got its first curtain opening this week, as Pass Over opened in front of a crowd of 1,055 at the August Wilson Theater on Wednesday. Crowds had to show proof of full vaccination to be allowed in, and wear masks in accordance with... Read more
Broadway to Require Proof of Vaccination, Masks for All Attendees
With concerns about rising coronavirus case numbers, Broadway theater owners and operators have announced that customers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and wear masks to attend performances as shows reopen. The policy was already in place for the one currently open show – Springsteen on Broadway – but will... Read more
Harry Potter and Cursed Child to Return to Broadway as Unified Show
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will make its return to Broadway in November, taking shape as a newly unified version of the play. Performances are scheduled to begin at Broadway’s Lyric Theatre on November 16, with a San Franscisco staging set to reopen on January 11, 2022 and... Read more
Pass Over Moves Broadway Reopening Plans Up to August 4
Broadway’s return gets closer every day – but this week it was bumped up by nearly a month. The producers of Pass Over announced that the play would begin performances on August 4, 30 days ahead of Hadestown, which announced its plans to reopen on Labor Day weekend last... Read more
Tony Awards Announce September 26 Event, Concert
With Broadway scheduled for its return to the stage in September, the Tony Awards are following suit. The Broadway League announced that the 74th Annual Tony Awards, which celebrate the performances of the COVID-halted 2019-2020 Broadway season, will take place on September 26 at 7 p.m. on Paramount+. Immediately... Read more
Consumer Advocates Urge Passage of Sen. Skoufis’ New York Ticketing Bill
Consumer rights organizations have come out in favor of a bill under consideration in New York that would drastically alter the ticketing ecosystem in the state. The bill, introduced last week by Sen. James Skoufis, seeks to make a number of changes to existing laws regarding event ticket sales,... Read more
Broadway, NFL, Concerts and More Dot Crowded Tickets On Sale Slate
As the reopening of live events continues to accellerate, there are tickets going on sale for an enormous variety of events in the next two weeks, according to TicketNews compiled reports. Dead & Company tour dates, Evanescence, the new MJ Musical, Hamilton, Jim Gaffigan, Zac Brown Band – there’s... Read more