TodayTix Announces Acquisition of Broadway Roulette
TodayTix, theatre-focused ticket resale marketplace with ties to Broadway producers, has announced its acquisition of Broadway Roulette, a transaction which closed in April. The deal will leave Broadway Roulette’s website intact, rather than folding it in to the TodayTix system directly. According to the release announcing the acquisition, Broadway... Read more
Broadway Reopening Set for September; Tickets On Sale Thursday
New York is continuing its push towards a full reopening in 2021, and Broadway will be back in September, per an announcement from Governor Andrew Cuomo Wednesday. The famed New York City venues that have been shuttered since March of 2020 due to the coronavirus will be able to... Read more
New York City Plans “Full Strength” Reopening on July 1
New York City is planning to be open for business in the summer of 2021. The city, which was the epicenter of the early days of the COVID pandemic in the United States, is aiming at a total removal of remaining restrictions by July 1, according to mayor Bill... Read more
Nathan Lane, Savion Glover Take Broadway’s First Bows Since March ’20
For just over 30 minutes on Sunday, Broadway was open for business. Veteran performers and Tony Award winners Nathan Lane and Savion Glover took the stage at the St. James Theater, bringing the lights up on the Great White Way for the first time after a closure that has... Read more
NYC Mayor Announces Plans for Broadway Reopening by September
A Broadway reopening will happen in 2021, according to mayor Bill de Blasio. The performance spaces which have been shuttered for more than a year will reopen by September, with the mayor’s administration helping facilitate that goal, according to a press conference on Thursday. “Broadway needs to come back,... Read more
New York Arts Organizations Celebrate Biden Election, Push for More Aid
Arts organizations have expressed support for the recent election of Joe Biden as President, but are hoping that relief for their beleaguered operations could come sooner than January when he and Vice President-Elect Kamla Harris are inaugurated. Messages supporting the incoming administration and stressing the need for aid began... Read more
Report: Broadway Shutdown Will Be Extended to June 2021
The Broadway shutdown will continue, with the Great White Way’s lights remaining out through the end of May, the Broadway League announced Friday. With theaters shuttered since March 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this new extension of closures means it will have been more than a year between... Read more
Broadway Lauds Inclusion of “Save Our Stages” Funds in Proposed Stimulus
Broadway representatives applauded the most recent iteration of a new round of coronavirus stimulus from the government, at least as the democratically-controled House of Representatives has framed it. The Heroes Act introduced this week included $10 billion in grant money – known as the “Save Our Stages Act” designed... Read more
Diana Broadway Musical to Premier on Netflix Due to Coronavirus
In previews when the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered Broadway through at least early 2021, Diana: A New Musical will stream on Netflix prior to its official opening, producers confirmed this week. Plans are to record a performance at New York’s Longacre Theater with no audience in September. “We speak for... Read more
Ad Agency Sues Broadway Producer Scott Ruden Over Unpaid Bills
Famed Broadway producer Scott Rudin has been sued by an ad agency over unpaid bills, which they say runs to an amount over $6 million. SpotCo filed suit with the New York State Supreme Court, claiming Scott Rudin Productions has failed to pay for work done on eight shows,... Read more