ATG snares Foxwoods Theatre in its web

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Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the UK’s largest theatre owner/operator and a multi award winning theater production group, has through its subsidiary, Lyric Theatre LLC, acquired The Foxwoods Theatrefrom Live Nation Entertainment. The Foxwoods Theatre, the largest theater on Broadway, is situated in a prime 42nd Street location, opened in 1997 and seats nearly 2000 people. It is home […]

Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark settle lawsuit with Director Julie Taymor, keeps the lights on

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Director Julie Taymor (Tony winner for The Lion King), writer Glen Berger and 8 Legged Productions LLC, the Producer of SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark, have announced that the pending litigation between them has been settled by mutual agreement of all parties. Spider-Man is the most costly musical in Broadway history with a reported […]

Dates Announced for This Year’s Easter Bonnet Competition!

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The 27th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, will be held on Monday, April 22 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, April 23 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre, home to the long-running musical Disney’s The Lion King. The Easter Bonnet Competition celebrates six weeks of intensive fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring […]

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 […]

Broadway Week Tickets On Sale Today

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NYC & Company, New York City’s official marketing, tourism and partnership organization, has announced Broadway Week Fall 2012 will run September 4 to 16, offering two-for-one tickets to 19 popular Broadway shows. Returning for its fourth iteration, the program will offer an additional incentive this fall—a free dessert with a ticket stub from […]

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, […]