2013 Drama Desk Award Nominations are out, Hardbody and Giant lead noms followed by Matilda and more

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Send to Kindle The Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning and it was an Off-Broadway show, Giant,  and the little show that didn’t survive on Broadway, Hands on a Hardbody, that garnered the most nominations. The awards will be handed out on May 19, 2013 at Town hall. Tickets can be purchased through The Drama Desk website. Outstanding […]

Broadway grosses drop even as juggernauts Matilda and Motown the Musical open

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Send to Kindle Broadway grosses for the week ending April 14, 2013 are in and there were drops across the boards.  2 shows opened this past week, Motown: the Musical and Matilda which contributed about $300K in less revenue for the week due to comping the opening night shows. Even with one person shows Macbeth and […]

April 2013 on Broadway is jam-packed with shows and Awards announcements

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Starting with the opening of Lucky Guy starring Tom Hanks, Broadway is poised for another busy April.  It is common for shows to plan for Spring openings, just after the bad winter weather and just before the awards cut-off dates. This April is similar to so many that have come before.  Below is […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Matilda The Musical Casts its Leading Ladies

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Four girls will alternate in the title role for the eagerly anticipated Broadway-bound musical Matilda The Musical.  Sophia Gennusa, Oona Laurence, Bailey Ryon and Milly Shapiro will each make her Broadway debut. Performances begin on March 4 and the musical opens on April 11 2013 at the Shubert Theatre. Sophia Gennusa has appeared in […]

Matilda the Musical to Play the Shubert Theatre

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The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) and The Dodgers, the producers of Matilda the Musical, have announced that the show will begin previews on March 4 2013 and open on Thursday April 11 at Broadway’s Shubert Theatre. Created by the RSC in 2010, and recipient of a record-breaking seven 2012 Olivier Awards including Best Musical, […]