Market Heat Report: Musical Heavyweights Maintain Presence on Best-Seller List
The same slew of familiar names popped up once more on yesterday’s best-seller list. Bruno Mars led the pack of musical heavyweights, earning the No. 1 spot for the final gig of his four-night stint at Las Vegas’ Park Theater last night. He also picked up the Nos. 4... Read more
Pearl Jam Pulls Ahead on Best-Seller List
Veteran rockers Pearl Jam pulled ahead of performers like Garth Brooks, Elton John and Billy Joel to capture the No. 3 spot on yesterday’s Top 20 list of best-selling events on TicketClub.com. Eddie Vedder and company were edged only by Bruno Mars & Cardi B at No. 2 and... Read more
Market Heat Report: Broadway’s Back on Top
After a long drought on the best-seller list thanks to dominant sporting events and concerts, Broadway’s back. Smash-hit Hamilton claimed the No. 1 spot on the Top 20 list yesterday for an April performance in Dallas, just one of several shows offered during the touring production’s month-long stint in... Read more
Bette Midler Takes Final Bow in Hello, Dolly! Run
Can the revival of Hello, Dolly! survive the departure of its signature star? Bette Midler took her final bow at the Schubert Theatre on Sunday evening, as did co-stars David Hyde Pierce and Taylor Trensch. Bernadette Peters will take over the title role when the production resumes on January... Read more
Broadway in Deep Freeze as Sales Plummet in New Year
Post-holiday slumps are the norm on Broadway, but a series of factors are combining to make the drop-off a particularly steep one this year, according to reporting by multiple outlets. Terrible weather hit New York and depressed attendance beyond the normal lull in business for the week following Christmas/New... Read more
NYC Broadway Week Announces 2-for-1 Ticket Options
NYC Broadway Week is back, this year offering 2-for-1 tickets to 19 Broadway shows between January 16 – February 4, 2018. The highly-anticipated bi-annual promotion includes some huge hit shows like Chicago, Hello, Dolly!, and The Lion King as well as exciting newcomers SpongeBob SquarePants, The Parisian Woman, and... Read more
Broadway Breaks Record with a $50 Million Holiday Week
The week between Christmas and New Year’s is historically the most profitable one for Broadway, but it truly outdid itself this year, breaking its own record to rake in over $50 million in gross profit for 32 shows, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. This tops the... Read more
Hamilton Tour Extends to Hit 20 Cities in 2018
Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of award-winning hip-hop musical Hamilton, will take the popular show on the road with a tour that’s been extended from 5 to 20 cities in 2018, the show’s Twitter page announced on New Year’s Eve. Just you wait, 2018. Happy New Year from @HamiltonMusical! pic.twitter.com/TauPMwXpyr —... Read more
New Shows Coming to Broadway in 2018
Now that the holiday season is behind us, the new year is just around the corner. Something that always gets me excited when dragging my feet into a new year (because I’m personally not much of a resolution person) is making plans to be able to look forward to... Read more
Hamilton Leads Second Best Broadway Week of the Year
The pre-Christmas tourist rush in NYC made last week Broadway’s second most successful of the year, and the most successful ever for Springsteen on Broadway and Hamilton, according to numbers provided by The Broadway League. A total of 32 shows playing to Broadway grossed $35,796,213 for the week ending on... Read more