Best of 2011: Top Ten Grossing Newcomers

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In the pursuit of fairness, here a list of the top grossing productions of 2011 that premiered in 2011. Of course, Spider-man performed a total of 381 shows on account of its record-breaking 161 preview performances, which (along with remarkable ticket sales) firmly cements the production in the number one spot. Also, worthy […]

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 […]

Top Ten of 2011: Breakout Stars

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Every year boasts a host of new talent and the discovery and rise of new actors. While a few have been treading the waters for years, the most exciting part was discovering brand new talent that demanded attention. There were a lot of wonderful actors to choose from—probably enough to make ten lists. […]

Top Ten of 2011: Best Family Shows

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These Broadway and off Broadway shows of 2011 were perfect for families–sure to entertain both children and parents. The year might be over, but you can still check out some of these  great family shows. As a rule, it is recommended that children be about 6 years old before you bring them to […]

Top Ten of 2011: Biggest Names on Broadway

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Before we usher in a new wave of celebrity, let’s honor the big names on Broadway of 2011. Broadway featured quite a few all-stars with measured influence when it comes to generating box office revenue in 2011. These stars possess impressive celebrity personas that help with press attention and generating awareness for the […]

Brilliant Broadway Gift Ideas for the Holidays

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Not sure what to get that special someone for the holidays? Do they happen to love musicals or theater? With this list of holiday gift ideas, you’re sure to find a show-stopper for the whole family.  Show your friends and family how much of a star you think they really are by choosing […]

Top 10: Tony Award-Winners

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The Antoinette Perry Awards (Tony Awards) are the crown jewel not only of Broadway but of all theater produced in America.  Each year the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League present the legendary awards ceremony to honor those who have contributed significantly to the American theater industry from performers to designers, directors […]

Broadway’s Top 10 Celebrity Flops

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Celebrity names are often used to generate buzz for a show and sell tickets, however the latter is not always true.  For some Hollywood stars taking a role in a Broadway show can open up a whole new world of opportunities while for others it can damage their image as being….well, less talented […]

Broadway’s Top 10 Celebrity Hits

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In recent years it has become quite the trend to see Hollywood stars hit the Great White Way, some of which do not fair well while others command the stage and dazzle audiences.  Here is a list of 10 household names that have really shined on Broadway. 10. Antonio Banderas, Nine (2003) “He […]

Broadway’s Top 10 Biggest Flops

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When the word “Broadway” is mentioned, most think of big bright lights and blockbuster hit musicals like the long running Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King or Mamma Mia.  There are hundreds of productions that are quickly forgotten upon closing; as a matter of fact most shows don’t even make it through […]