Grosses are UP for the Week Ending March 17, 2013

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Spring is in the air and Broadway loves the breeze. Grosses are up for the week ending March 17, 2013. While long-running standards like Wicked, Lion King and The Book of Mormon continue to dominated the Broadway box office, audiences came in droves to see the new musical Motown. Only in its first […]

Date Set for 2013 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS, Live from Radio City Music Hall

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It’s official! The Tony Awards have a date and location for the 2013 ceremony. And guess what—The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall! CBS will telecast the American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards live on Sunday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 10, 2013

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Grosses are up a bit for the week ending March 10, 2013 in part due to the new play by Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy, which took more than $1 million for its first full week of previews. Matilda got off to a decent start, as well, for its first […]

ANNIE to receive New Broadway Cast Recording

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The current Broadway revival of Annie will release a new cast recording of the acclaimed production. Shout! Factory and its Broadway cast imprint Shout! Broadway will distribute the new album. The Grammy Award-winning original 1977 Broadway cast album has gone platinum, selling over one million copies to date. The Annie revival currently stars Katie Finneran as Miss […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 3, 2013

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After 334 week on Broadway and a total gross of $294,558,629, Disney’s Mary Poppins has officially closed. In its final week, the beloved show danced (or flew a magical umbrella) into the top five, grossing more than $1 million and played to a capacity of 97%. Barry Manilow completed his Broadway run, grossing […]

Broadway Grosses Dip for the Week Ending Feb. 24, 2013

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The Lion King claimed the top spot for the week ending February 24, 2013. Unfortunately, overall Broadway grosses dropped and there are only 6 productions in the millionaire club this week, down from 7. Picnic played its final performance, closing out its run with $331, 975 for the week ending and $2,409,844 total […]

Oscar Nominee Quvenzhane Wallis to Star in Annie Remake

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Qunvenzhane Wallis didn’t take home the big prize last night for her performance in “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” but the youngster has plenty to celebrate. Wallis, who is the youngest Best Actress Oscar nominee ever, will star as Annie is the upcoming contemporary adaptation, produced by Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith and […]

Emmy Award-Winning “Glee” Star Jane Lynch to Make Broadway Debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE

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Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, who stars in the hit FOX television show “Glee” as ruthless cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, will take on another great tyrannical role as evil orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in the new Broadway production of Annie at the Palace Theatre.  Lynch, a stage veteran of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Second City, […]

Grosses are Up for the Week Ending Feb. 17!

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Broadway Bounces Back After Snow Storm After last week’s low grosses due to Winter Storm Nemo, Broadway recovered with high numbers for the week ending February 17. Wicked came out on top after several weeks of trailing Book of Mormon. And seven shows entered the millionaire club, up from last week’s four.  Amongst those […]

Tony Award Committee Announces Eligibility for 14 Productions

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Tony Awards Eligibility for 2013 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on February 14 for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for 2013 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee considered 14 shows at the meeting from among the Broadway […]