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
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
Just Over 60 Percent of Tickets Sold for 2018 PyeongChang Olympics
Another ticket sales update has been provided by Olympics organizers for the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, revealing that just over 60 percent of tickets had been sold with under 50 days to go. As of Thursday, The Korea Herald reports that 655,000 tickets, or 61% of... Read more
Top 10 Cities for Ticket Sales in 2017
We pulled this past year’s data from TicketNetwork’s marketplace to determine the top ten cities that sold the most event tickets in 2017. It comes as no surprise that NYC was this year’s number one best-selling city. First and foremost, the Big Apple boasts Broadway, which saw huge hits... Read more
Fort Worth Fans Turned Away from Oversold Concert
Earlier this month, the Blues Bowl in Fort Worth, Texas was cut short by local Fire Marshals for overcrowding and fire hazards. Hundreds of ticketed fans never even got through the door. Now, local news site CBS11 says that these fans are awaiting refunds they may never see. Dallas-based... Read more
Over 2.3M Ticket Requests Received this Month for 2018 World Cup
FIFA has provided their most recent update on ticket requests to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and reports that over 2,300,000 requests have been received thus far in the second sales phase that began December 5. Fans from all over the world requested 1,318,109 tickets in the first... Read more
Mariah Carey Struggles to Sell Tickets, Reschedules Concert Dates
Mariah Carey’s annual Christmas concert tour has not gone according to plan this year, and rumor at Radar Online has it that the star may be struggling to sell tickets. Carey, 47, cancelled the first few dates of her “All I Want for Christmas is You” tour in Canada and... Read more
South Korea Offers Free Olympics Tickets & Travel for Instagram Posts
Ticket sales to the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea have been concerningly slow since their onsale, and now with less than two months to go, officials are scrambling to be sure that seats will be filled at the Winter Games. Seoulian, an organization that promotes commerce, investment and... Read more
Knicks Roll Back Season Subscriptions in Favor of Single Game Tickets
The New York Knicks (9th, 12-12) have sold out fewer than half of their home games this season, but officials say they aren’t worried. The attendance dip is unusual considering that entering the season, the team had sold out 277 of 278 regular-season home games (the lone non-sellout happened in... Read more
U2 Tour Bundle Boosts a Poorly Reviewed ‘Songs of Experience’
U2’s newest studio album, Songs of Experience, was released December 1. It has received lukewarm reviews from fans and critics alike, but Billboard reports that it will likely debut at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart. Why? Every concert ticket they sold on the corresponding tour included an album... Read more