Low Attendance Causes ‘King Lear’ Revival To Close Early on Broadway
Broadway’s King Lear has not received the positive attention it has hoped, so it will close a month early. The revival play, produced by Scott Rudin, opened on February 28 at the Cort Theater and was scheduled to run until July 7. However, the show, which was originally dubbed... Read more
TV Star Jesse Williams To Make Broadway Debut In 2020
Jesse Williams of Grey’s Anatomy will take his shot at Broadway next year when he stars in the revival of the Tony Award-winning show Take Me Out.  Richard Greenberg’s show, which originally ran on Broadway in 2003, will return with Williams in the lead role. The play was originally... Read more
Broadway 2018-19 Season Garners $1.8B, Breaks Box Office Record
The 2018-2019 Broadway season has hit a new historic box office record, bringing in $1.8 billion in sales. While the industry often calls out secondary markets for high-priced Broadway tickets, primary markets seem to be doing just fine, as this season brought in its largest sales record ever, along... Read more
Barry Manilow Reveals Broadway Residency This Summer
Music legend Barry Manilow has announced a new residency on Broadway this summer at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The residency, set to kick-off on July 26, will run through August 17. The star had previously performed back in 1977, earning himself a special Tony Award for the best-selling album Manilow on... Read more
Mary-Louise Parker Will Return To Broadway This Fall For ‘The Sound Inside’
Adam Rapp’s “The Sound Inside” will debut on Broadway this fall and is set to star actress Mary-Louise Parker. The show was first staged at Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts. The New York Times‘ co-chief theater critic Jesse Green called the drama “astonishing,” praising Parker for her “sensationally controlled... Read more
Theater Performances Headline Memorial Day Weekend Onsales
Musicals and ballet performances are among tickets up-for-grabs this Memorial Day weekend. Summer performances of the musical Come From Away at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa will have tickets available Monday, as well as Russian Ballet performances of Swan Lake for San Mateo and San Francisco shows. Tickets to... Read more
SpotCo, Tanna Inc. Announce Broadway Ticket Sales Partnership
The marketing and branding agency SpotCo and analytics firm Tanna Inc. have announced a partnership in an attempt to increase ticket sales, revenue, and inventory management for shows on Broadway, Variety reports. The team will be able to offer clients services that will provide them with a better understand... Read more
Marisa Tomei Will Star In Broadway’s Revival of ‘The Rose Tattoo’
The revival of The Rose Tattoo will head to Broadway this fall, starring the Academy Award-winning actress Marisa Tomei. The play was first staged by the Williamstown Theatre Festival in 2016 with direction by Trip Cullman and featuring Tomei. Now, the nonprofit Roundabout Theatre Company announced that The Rose... Read more
TodayTix Announces $73M Investment from Great Hill Partners
TodayTix, a moble-first ticketing platform offering tickets to shows in select markets sourced through partnerships with theatrical producers and resale, announced a major investment of $73 million from Great Hill Partners, bringing the company’s total outside investment to over $100 million since its launch in 2013. Chief executive and... Read more
‘Hamilton’ To Wrap-Up Three-Year Chicago Run In 2020
The highly-acclaimed play Hamilton has held performances in Chicago over 1,000 times, and now, after more than three years, the show will close its run in the city early next year. According to the Chicago Tribune, the show’s final performance will take place on January 5 – a year... Read more