Broadway Loses Millions due to Blackout; StubHub Out $500,000
While the aftermath of a sudden power outage in New York City on Saturday saw uplifting footage of artists on the street performing for fans after their theaters went dark, the bottom line for many in the event industry wasn’t nearly as rosy. The five-hour power failure, which largely... Read more
Broadway Investors To Lose $100M Following Summer Closings
After a record-breaking year of box office sales, the Great White Way had to cut numerous shows this summer – 16 to be exact – and now, Broadway investors are feeling the blow. Right after the Tony Awards, it was announced that King Kong, The Cher Show, and Hillary... Read more
‘Pretty Woman’ Announces Closing Date On Broadway
The musical Pretty Woman, which was adapted from the 1990 hit film, will close on Broadway this August after a considerable decline in box office sales. While the show originally held its own when it first hit the stage in March 2018, it has been heading downhill. For the... Read more
Queen Musical ‘We Will Rock You’ Among 4th of July Onsales
We Will Rock You, the musical based on songs by Queen, is among tickets on sale Thursday and Friday. Tickets to the musical’s performances in Vancouver and Abbottsford will go on general sale Friday, with the tour’s Peoria stop going on presale the same day.  Canadian dates on R&B... Read more
‘Florida Man’ Will Make Off-Broadway Debut This Month
“Florida man caught illegally feeding wild alligator resists arrest: “He’s a good boy…and he loves bagels”  “Florida man punches ATM for giving him too much cash”  “Florida man arrested for having sex with pit bull in yard as neighbors pleaded with him to stop”  These are just a few... Read more
‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer To Bring Neil Diamond Musical To Broadway
Many artists’ lives have been portrayed in Broadway shows over the past few years, including Cher, Carole King, and The Temptations. Now, “Sweet Caroline” fans can rejoice as a new Neil Diamond musical is in the works. The new biographical musical will portray the Brooklyn-born singer’s life and career,... Read more
‘The Cher Show,’ ‘King Kong’ To End Broadway Runs This Fall
The Cher Show and King Kong will close on Broadway this fall following slim box office sales after the Tony awards earlier this month. Although The Cher Show won Tony Awards for Stephanie J. Block’s performance and costume design by Bob Mackie, the show failed to bring in more... Read more
‘Girl From The North Country’ To Open On Broadway In 2020
Girl From The North Country is coming to Broadway’s Belasco Theatre next year after smash-hit runs on the West End. The show, which is set in 1934, revolves around a “time-weathered guesthouse in the heartland of America,” shedding light on old dreams and new beginnings for a group of... Read more
‘Hamilton’ Fans Face Hardships When Schenectady Tickets Head On Sale
It seems that every time the highly-acclaimed Broadway musical Hamilton hits a new theater, fans are sent into a frenzy. So, when tickets went on sale for Proctors in Schenectady, New York, the inevitable happened: too many fans tried to buy tickets at the same time. Yesterday, Hamilton tickets... Read more
Disney’s Hercules Musical to Make Off Broadway Debut
Disney’s Hercules will soon make its debut as a stage musical in a limited Off Broadway run at New York’s  Delacorte Theater. The show is slated to premiere August 31 and remain at the 1,800-seat open air theater for several free performances through September 8. It is presented by... Read more