Best of 2011: Top Ten Ad Campaigns

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Innovative ideas, A-List Celebrity, or just plain Luck Traditionally, word-of-mouth is noted as the most influential factor in show selection. Advertisements can only do so much to situate the show; people have to talk. Many productions have turned to alternative methods to aid in the sharing of information, promoting greater interest. Other shows […]

Best of 2011: Top Ten Grossing Shows

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Broadway grosses are up—likely due to dynamic ticket pricing. These ten shows fared best amongst an elite group. Of course, most of these shows had an unfair advantage. Shows like Wicked and Lion King  played the entire year, giving them a heads up on shows that only premiered mid-season. Regardless, these ten made […]

Siri, What shows are playing on Broadway?

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Here’s a listing of all Broadway shows running or opening soon on Broadway with links to complete show information pages and ticketing information. Shows listed with an asterisk (*) have not yet opened.     Anything Goes (show information) The Best Man* (show information) The Book of Mormon (show information) Chicago (show information) The […]

Spiderman Turn Off The Dark gets new creative team and delays opening until summer

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Send to Kindle In not so unexpected news, Spiderman Turn Off the Dark (2.5 Stars out of 5) will delay its opening until some time this summer as it revamps the show in hopes of making significant improvements. The creative team has been bolstered by the addition of Philip William McKinley (Director) and Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa […]

Broadway Grosses Week Ending 2-20-2011

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The weekly grosses are in for the week ending 2-20-2011. Total gross for Broadway was up over $1MM from the previous week as 3 new shows started previews and added to the overall take. New stars added  some punch to the box office with That Championship Season getting off to a strong start. […]

Spiderman Turn Off the Dark hires new music consultant

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Once again we find ourselves talking about Spiderman Turn Off the Dark on Broadway.  With rumors swirling around that the show had hired a new director to help Julie Taymor, subsequently denied by show spokesperson Rick Miramontez, this is the first confirmed move that the producers have brought on an outsider to help […]

Will Spiderman on Broadway get a new Director

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The web over at the Hilton Theatre has just gotten more complex. Spiderman – Turn off the Dark (2.5 star rating), the most expensive Broadway musical of all time will have a new director, according to reports from The New York Post and NY1. The troubled musical which has already added Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, […]

Saturday Night Live – Spider-Man Lawsuit – Video – NBC.com

In case you missed this over the weekend….everyone is enjoying giving Spiderman a spanking these days. [VIDEO] Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark

Broadway Grosses week ending 2-13-2011

Weekly Broadway Grosses

Broadway’s grosses rose from the previous week by over $3MM with one third of that revenue generated by 2 new shows previewing and one returning from hiatus.  That means that this past week we saw a $2MM surge in sales from last week.  Why the increase?  No new snow storms to keep theatergoers […]

22 shows, 54 Stars, 54 Days-Broadway Season Spring 2011

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Send to Kindle With all the hulabloo over Spiderman let’s not forget that 22 other shows will open in the next three months.  The list is quite impressive as there hasn’t been this much activity on Broadway  in quite a while. In April all 40 Broadway theatres will be full and audiences will have many […]