Robin Williams makes Broadway debut in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

A Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

A Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo opened tonight at the Richard Rodgers Theatre on Broadway. The play, starring Robin Williams in his Broadway debut, is a Pulitzer Prize short lister and is written by Rajiv Joseph. Direction is handled by Moises Kaufman (33 Variations and others) and the cast, save Williams, comes […]

2011 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations Announced

Lucille Lortel Awards

2011 Lucille Lortel Awards will be held May 1, 2011, 7pm. The nominations are to be announced on April 1, 2011 and we’ve got them here first.       NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2011 LUCILLE LORTEL AWARDS Awards to be held May 1, 2011 Outstanding Play: In the Wake – Produced by The Public […]

Sister Act Preview Performance Audience Buzz=Hallelujah

Sister Act on Broadway

Sister Act started preview performances on Broadway on March24, 2011 at the Broadway Theatre.  The first 3 performances went clean (sold out) and people are starting to talk about the show on Facebook and Twitter.  We like to track audience buzz for shows and so we have put together a story with the latest tweets and fb […]

Rock of Ages Reopens as a Must-See Hit for All 1980′s Fans

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Send to Kindle If you didn’t get a chance to see Broadway’s metal musical Rock of Ages before it closed on January 9th, don’t fret. The love story, told through 1980’s popular rock hits, reopened after a temporary hiatus at the Helen Hayes Theater March 24.   The narrator tells the story of an aspiring […]

Broadway Grosses Week Ending 3-27-2011

Weekly Broadway Grosses

Broadway Grosses for the week ending March 27, 2011 are in. Some newcomers to the party as well as a few openings during the week. Overall numbers were down from last week with total gross at $22,037,015 and attendance up 10K persons to 277,139. The down turn can be attributed to 3 shows […]

World Theatre Day ’11 recap

Yesterday, March 27, 2011 was World Theatre Day. There were celebrations all over the world commemorating the day. We grabbed a sample of the numerous tweets about the day and assembled them in our story. With so much activity here in NYC in the theater industry, 23 openings on Broadway, dozens more off-Broadway […]

How To Succeed starring Daniel Radcliffe Opens on Broadway to mixed reviews and great audience buzz

How to Succeed on Broadway

Send to Kindle How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (4.5 Stars on theaterAdvisor) starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Laroquette opened on Broadway March 27, 2011. The production is directed by Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (Promises, Promises) and is playing at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. Audience reviews are strong while the critics are […]

Book of Mormon opens on Broadway to rave reviews and enthusiastic audience buzz

The Book of Mormon Broadway

Send to Kindle The Book of Mormon, the new musical from South Park and Avenue Q creators Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez opened on Broadway March 24, 2011 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre, directed by Casey Nicholaw. The reviews are in and they are very very good! If you’ve been following our story […]

John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown Review and Twitter Buzz Roundup

John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown

Send to Kindle John Leguizamo’s new one man show Ghetto Klown opened on Broadway March 22, 2011. the published reviews from critics and bloggers are mainly positive with criticism focusing on the length of the show and the repetition of material from earlier shows Leguizamo has presented. While this criticism is valid, theatergoers new to […]

Broadway Grosses for week ending 3-20-2011

Weekly Broadway Grosses

Send to Kindle The Broadway grosses for the week ending March 20, 2011 are in. 31 shows running on Broadway this week with 11 shows in previews this past week. One opening, Priscilla Queen of the Desert.  For a second week in a row, overall numbers were up and total number of empty seats decreased […]