Orphans starring Alec Baldwin announces closing as sales dry up, Broadway Grosses steady for rest of pack May 5, 2013

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Broadway stayed steady the week ending May 5, 2013. Mostly things remained unchanged in the Broadway landscape although The Book of Mormon did take over the number two spot from Wicked. And Lucky Guy , starring Tom Hanks, remains the only play in the top ten and I’ll Eat You Last: A Cat With Sue Mengers starring […]

Broadway grosses climb as Spring Breakers head to shows week ending 3-24-12

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Spring break boosted overall sales for Broadway but not much changed in the top ten listings of Broadway grosses. The usual suspects remained at the top and almost every show increased their sales from the prior week. Newcomer Pippin came out strong with over 99% capacity and over $101 average ticket price for […]

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 […]

Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return, Starring Lea Michele, Megan Hilty, Bernadette Peters to Hit Theaters in Early 2014

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Send to Kindle“Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return” will finally have its premiere. Variety reports that the film, formerly titled “Dorothy of Oz” will be released in the beginning of 2014. This is the first announcedment of the films actual release date. Directed by accomplished animators Dan St. Pierre and Will Finn, the film has been […]

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 […]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood Barnes & Noble Cast Album Event Set for Mar 8

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Barnes & Noble will host the cast album release for the new 2012 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company’s critically acclaimed Broadway production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood.  Hosted by Rupert Holmes, the event will be at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th St at Lexington) on Friday, March 8th starting at 4:30PM. The “Live at Barnes and Noble” […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 3, 2013

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After 334 week on Broadway and a total gross of $294,558,629, Disney’s Mary Poppins has officially closed. In its final week, the beloved show danced (or flew a magical umbrella) into the top five, grossing more than $1 million and played to a capacity of 97%. Barry Manilow completed his Broadway run, grossing […]

Idina Menzel to Return to Broadway in New Tom Kitt, Brian Yorkey Musical

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Tony Award winning actress, Idina Menzel, will be back on Broadway next spring. The New York Times reports that Menzel is slated to star in a new musical, If/Then, penned by composer Tom Kitt and book writer/ lyricist Brian Yorkey. It is the first Broadway production by Kitt and Yorkey since their Tony […]

Jeremy Jordan, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney and More Set to Honor Stephen Schwartz With the NY Pops

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On April 12, 2013, Tony Award nominee and star of “Smash” Jeremy Jordan, Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Tony Award nominee Jennifer Laura Thompson and Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA will join The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall in celebration of Stephen Schwartz. The evening celebrates Schwartz’s 65th birthday as well […]

Broadway Grosses Dip for the Week Ending Feb. 24, 2013

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The Lion King claimed the top spot for the week ending February 24, 2013. Unfortunately, overall Broadway grosses dropped and there are only 6 productions in the millionaire club this week, down from 7. Picnic played its final performance, closing out its run with $331, 975 for the week ending and $2,409,844 total […]