Box Office Sales Decrease On Broadway Following Holiday Rush
Following the holiday rush, Broadway box office sales took a slight decline last week, dropping 28 percent to $31 million, Deadline reports. Attendance reportedly dropped to 259,101, which fell 18 percent from the previous week, Deadline noted in a report from the trade group Broadway League. The show roster... Read more
Broadway’s ‘Moulin Rouge’ To Donate Funds To Australian Fire Relief
Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical, a show with ties to Australia, will hold a benefit performance and a benefit concert to raise funds for the ongoing wildfires Down Under. The benefit performance will take place on January 26 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to coincide with the nation’s Australia... Read more
Ellen DeGeneres To Produce Broadway’s ‘Last Summer At Bluefish Cove’
Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, the groundbreaking play by Jane Chambers, will head to Broadway for the first time following its Off-Broadway debut in 1980. The play will be produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Portia de Rossi, Lil Tomlin, Harriet Newman Leve, and Jane Wagner, with direction by Cynthia Nixon.... Read more
‘Hamilton’ Closes In Chicago Following $400 Million-Run
Hamilton proved to be the biggest show in Chicago, but now, after the three-year run, its closing in the city. Last night, the show closed for a sold-out performance at the CIBC Theatre, and after three years, the play officially garnered over $400 million in gross sales at the... Read more
Theatergoers’ Guide To Shows Opening On Broadway In 2020
It’s officially 2020, which means a handful of shows are heading to Broadway this year. Over the past year, dozens of records were broken on the Great White Way. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child hit the stage, dominating sales with over $2 million and becoming the top-grossing play... Read more
‘Once Upon a One More Time’ Presales Headline New Year Tickets
The much-anticipated musical Once Upon a One More Time will release presale tickets on Thursday. The show combines Britney Spears’ music with fairy tale princess stories. The musical was originally scheduled to premiere in Chicago this past fall but was pushed back to an April debut. April and May... Read more
Broadway’s ‘West Side Story’ Delays Opening Due To Actor Injury
Broadway’s West Side Story was slated to open in February, but the show’s opening has been delayed while the lead man recovers from a knee injury. Producer Scott Rudin revealed the news that the show will be postponed from February 6 to 20 to give lead actor Isaac Powell... Read more
‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Sets One-Night MSG Performance
Broadway’s To Kill A Mockingbird will set a special free one-night performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden for over 18,000 public school students. The show, set to take place on February 26, 2020, will mark the first performance of a Broadway show at the legendary venue. Over... Read more
Baseball and Broadway Bolster Weekend Onsales
Like millions of Americans’ stomachs, the entertainment market is stuffed post-Thanksgiving. There are plenty of events with tickets going on sale throughout the weekend and into early December, most notably a plethora of Broadway productions and spring MLB baseball. Theatrical shows inundate both presale and general sale listings, beginning... Read more
Michael Buble, Ringo Starr Shows Among Tickets On Sale Tuesday
Michael Buble’s 2020 tour and two of Ringo Starr’s shows next year are among tickets on sale Tuesday. Buble’s tour stops in San Francisco, Austin and Raleigh are among the 15 shows on the crooner’s tour going on presale tomorrow. Ringo Starr’s 2020 performances in Pittsburgh and Bangor will... Read more