The Revisionist, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Vanessa Redgrave, Opens at Cherry Lane Theatre

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Rattestick Playwright Theatre’s production of The Revisionist, written by and starring Jesse Eisenberg, opens today, February 28 at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Tony Award winner Vanessa Regrave also stars. The Revisionist tells the story of David (Jesse Eisenberg) traveling to Poland with a crippling case of writer’s block and a desire to be […]

Broadway’s Cort Theatre Turns 100

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Broadway’s Cort Theatre, celebrates its 100th Anniversary today, December 20th, 2012.  The theatre, which opened on December 20, 1912 with a Peg O’My Heart starring Laurette Taylor, is currently home to the Broadway Premiere of Grace, which will end its limited engagement on January 6, 2013.  It will next be home to the […]

GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN Recoups on Broadway

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Talk about timing! Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, the critically-acclaimed revival about dirty tricks and double-dealing at a political convention, has recouped its investment just as the 2012 Republican National Convention begins. The play will conclude its limited engagement at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre right after the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Sunday, […]

Broadway to Dim Lights in Honor of Gore Vidal, Late Writer of The Best Man

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The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated writer Gore Vidal, who passed away July 31 at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Friday, August 3rd, at exactly 8:00 p.m. for one minute. Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League, […]

Grosses on the rise for the week ending July 29, 2012

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Wicked reclaims the top spot for the week ending July 29, 2012, putting an end to The Lion King’s reign as the highest grossing Broadway production by grossing $2,055,433. The Lion King, Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Evita, Once, Newises, The Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins join Wicked in the millionaire […]

Grosses up for the week ending July 15, 2012!

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Grosses are up about $1 million this week and there were 5,500 more people in the seats this week as well. Eight shows worked their way into the millionaire club by this week’s end. And The Lion King came in on top, grossing more than $2 million and playing to full houses. Grammy […]

Grosses down during the holiday week ending July 8, 2012

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The Lion King finds itself on top during the holiday week. The show saw ticket sales just shy of the $2 million mark. Wicked came in as a not so close second with $1,920,563 is grosses. Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Newsies and Once finish off the millionaire club. The Book of Mormon […]

Grosses down for the week ending July 1, 2012

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Grosses are down again, $1,658,726.92 less than last week’s end. However, audiences continue to flock to Wicked. The show pulled in more than $2 million in ticket sales, firmly securing its place at the top. The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Spider-man, Evita, Newsies and Once complete the millionaire club. Jim Parsons […]

Grosses down, ticket prices up for the week ending June 24, 2012

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Grosses are down just a bit for the week ending June 24, 2012. Two weeks out and the big Tony Award winners continue to sellout. Both Newsies and Once break into the millionaire club this week end, along with five other production, which include all the usual suspects: Evita, The Book of Mormon, […]

Grosses Up for Week Ending June 17!

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In the week folowing the Tony Awards telecast, grosses are up! The night’s biggest winner, Once, scored big at the box office, working its way well into the top ten. The production grossed $955,362, its best showing since performances began in February. Newises also had a stellar week. The show broke the box […]