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
TicketNews 2017 in Review: Best-Selling Theatre Shows
As 2017 comes to a close, we’re taking a look at the best-selling theatrical productions to hit stages over the past year. Sitting firmly at the top of the list to no one’s surprise is Hamilton, which continues to dominate Broadway sales with no slowing down. It most recently... 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
Report: Lion King Musical has Made More for Disney than Star Wars
In a remarkably well-timed observation on sales relative to what people are searching for on the internet, Lee Seymore reports that Disney’s best-selling property, despite headlines, isn’t Star Wars. It’s The Lion King, which has grossed just under $8.1 billion in its 20-year run on Broadway. That number makes... Read more
Broadway Has a Record-Breaking Week for Thanksgiving
Broadway broke its record for the best Thanksgiving week ever this year, with help from shows Come From Away and Hamilton, which both broke individual records last week, as well. Between Thanksgiving Day Parade tourism and a stacked list of popular shows, Broadway grossed $39.07 million from 31 shows... Read more
TicketNews Top Events and Venues – September 7, 2016
September 7, 2016 By Tammy Whaley EVENTS — AC/DC is Back in Black, back on tour and back onto the rankings With just a few more stops left in their ‘Rock or Bust’ tour, the legendary rock band made their way onto the TicketNews® exclusive rankings chart this week... Read more