Music Man Hits $3.5 Million in Return of Specific Broadway Sales Data
The long-delayed revival of The Music Man starring Hugh Jackman stands atop the Broadway sales chart, raking in $3.5 million in the first week of show-by-show grosses being reported since March of 2020 by the Broadway League. The numbers show that the return of Broadway is staying strong as... Read more
Broadway Launches Daily Show Updates Amid COVID Cancellations
Broadway has launched a daily tracker of what shows are performing, an effort to keep consumers aware of what shows are on amid a wave of COVID-related cancellations. The website, accessible via bwaytoday.com, is updated daily and shows performances across the Broadway world for the next seven days. Despite... Read more
Broadway Schedule Rocked by COVID Breakthrough Cases
Broadway has been dealing with an unwelcome interloper in recent weeks, as COVID has taken center stage, to the chagrin of performers and consumers alike. Breakthrough infections of COVID-19 have caused numerous cancellations of scheduled performances, despite stringent requirements for both performers and audiences to be fully vaccinated against... Read more
Broadway Announces Performance Schedules for Holiday Weeks
Broadway continues its reopening process following the lengthy COVID shutdown, releasing its schedule for performances during the holidays this winter. In addition to announcing plans for specific holidays, shows are also adding some matinee shows on weekdays, to hopefully attract those visiting New York to see popular holiday attractions... Read more
Oak View Group Expands to Canada With Hamilton, Ontario Project
Oak View Group is taking on its first project north of the border, having signed a deal with the Hamilton Urban Precinct Entertainment Group (HUPEG). The deal will involve OVG helping redevelop the Hamilton, Ontario Arts & Entertainment District, which includes the FirstOntario Centre Arena. According to a press... Read more
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
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
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
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
Broadway Heavyweights Hamilton, Lion King and Wicked Returning Sept 14
Broadway is returning, and three of the biggest shows in history aren’t sparing a moment in getting back to the stage. Hamilton, The Lion King, and Wicked all announced their planned returns this week, taking the stage on the first day that New York will allow productions this fall... Read more