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
London Theater’s Ceiling Breaks, Falls on Audience
An audience was enjoying a show at the Piccadilly Theatre in London yesterday when part of the ceiling collapsed. Death of a Salesman, featuring U.S. actor Wendell Pierce, was playing at the venue. According to BBC, those in the audience reportedly heard “dripping sounds indicating water was coming through... Read more
‘Harry Potter’ Reportedly Struggles To Sell In Second Season
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child was a smash-hit when it first opened its curtains on Broadway last year, even breaking box office records for preview sales with over $2 million. However, now in its second season on the Great White Way, the play is struggling to sell seats.... Read more
The Shubert Organization To Use IBM Blockchain on Broadway
The Shubert Organization, Broadway’s largest ticket operator, has announced a partnership with the Boston-based startup True Tickets to power IBM blockchain technology. The partnership between the powerhouse Broadway business and startup was announced Wednesday; the startup was one of the two companies selected to take part in this summer’s... Read more
‘The Height of the Storm’ Opens On Broadway This Week
The Height of the Storm, a Florian Zeller play, has begun previews at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre this week. The show, directed by Jonathan Kent and translated by Christopher Hampton, revolves around the characters Andre and Madeleine, who have spent 50 years married. However their life starts to... Read more
Broadway Kicks-Off Fall Season With $29M, New Shows
It’s officially fall, and that means Broadway is gearing up for a new season following the closing of various summer shows. According to Deadline, the box office brought in $29,320,908 last week, which is only one percent more than the previous week. While Deadline notes that Broadway is still... Read more
Jordin Sparks Returns To Broadway For Role In ‘Waitress’
Popstar and American Idol winner Jordin Sparks will return to Broadway this fall, where she’ll take on a role in Waitress. Sparks will take the stage as Jenna from Alison Luff on September 16 through October 27. She’ll perform alongside YouTube star Colleen Ballinger, as well as Mark Evans... Read more
Theatergoers Upset After ‘Ticket Glitch’ at Omaha Playhouse
The beloved play Annie is set to open at the Omaha Community Playhouse in Nebraska next week, but some fans are frustrated after a “ticket glitch” messed up their orders. According to WOWT 6News, a promotion was listed online that allowed fans to score free tickets to the show.... Read more
‘Company’ Returns To Broadway With Woman Lead
Company is returning to Broadway in 2020, but this time, a woman will star in the show. The musical, which received six Tonys including best new musical in 1971, follows the story of a 35-year-old who is stuck in a group of married friends. It has been revived twice,... Read more
Theater Shows Take Over Weekend Tickets On Sale
Theater shows across the country are going on sale this weekend, including Dear Evan Hansen, Shen Yun performances, and Hello, Dolly! Dear Evan Hansen’s tour stops in Houston will go on sale Sunday, while tickets to St. Louis performances will be available Monday. Chinese dance company Shen Yun will... Read more