Grosses Rise as Holiday Season Approaches- Week Ending Nov. 18, 2012

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Broadway is gearing up for the big holiday season and family friendly productions are reaping the benefits, especially the long-time favorite Annie at the Palace Theatre. The production had its most profitable week to date, grossing $883,946 and playing to a capacity of 72.89%. The Book of Mormon, however, came out on top, […]

Broadway Grosses Hit By Another Storm for the Week Ending Nov. 11, 2012

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Broadway Grosses Still Recovering from Hurricane Sandy Four shows in the Millionaire Club for the week ending November 11, 2012, as Broadway continues to suffer in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and as yet another storm hit New York. The Book of Mormon is in the top spot once again and, aside from Glengarry […]

Hurricane Sandy Hits Hard- Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending November 4

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Hurricane Sandy hit hard the week ending November 4. All Broadway productions were forced to cancel at least one scheduled performance, as New York City transportation systems shut down and power dropped in and around the area. The Book of Mormon, Wicked and The Lion King all managed to bring in more than […]

Grosses are down for the week ending October 28, 2012

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Grosses are down about $2 million for the week ending October 28, 2012. Revenue per seat is fell about $10 and total attendance is dropped 13,440 people, however not every show experienced the decline. Glengarry Glen Ross made its way well into the Millionaire Club, grossing more than $1 million, even though the show […]

All Broadway Shows Back- Performances Resume November 1

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As of Thursday, November 1st, all Broadway shows are back up and running and all regular schedules have been resumed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League, stated, “The show must go on, and Broadway shows are doing just that. As of [November 1st], all […]

Most Broadway Matinee and Evening Performances to go on as Scheduled Tomorrow Wednesday, October 31st

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Hurricane Sandy has had Broadway out of commission for the last few days, as NYC and surrounding areas deal with the devastation. But starting tomorrow, Broadway is back in business. On Wednesday, October 31st, most shows that were scheduled to go on will perform for both the matinee and evening performances. Theatergoers should […]

Tony Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings on Bring It On, Chaplin & Others

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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time of the season to decide the eligibility of four Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. The four productions discussed include: Harvey; Bring It On: The Musical; Chaplin and An Enemy of the People. The committee has made the following determinations: Jessica Hecht and Charles […]

Grosses are up for the week ending Oct. 21!

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Grosses are up for the week ending October 21, 2012. Though there were a few more empty seats than last week’s end, total attendance was up about $1.5 million because of the addition of several new productions. Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, starring Stephanie J. Block and […]

2011 Tony Award Ceremony Earns 4th Emmy

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On September 23, the 65th Annual Tony Awards telecast (2011) was honored with its fourth Emmy Award for the year. Glenn Weiss accepted the award for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special. This was not Mr. Weiss’s first time honored for directing the Tonys: He won an Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music […]

65th Annual Tony Awards Honored with Three Emmy Awards

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The June 2011 broadcast of the 65th Annual Tony Awards was honored on Saturday evening with three Primetime Emmy Awards at the Creative Arts Awards presentation. Outstanding Special Class Programs – Ricky Kirshner, Executive Producer, Glenn Weiss Executive Producer and Neil Patrick Harris, Host/Producer Outstanding Art Direction For Variety Or Nonfiction Programming – […]