Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Tony Danza Charms as Card Sharp in Tuneful `Vegas': Stage - Bloomberg by Jeremy Gerard

Fondly remembered for those Elvis impersonators parachuting to the Strip and saving the day for a Brooklyn schnook, “Honeymoon in Vegas” is the latest film-to-musical transfer looking fo…

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Hip Cabaret For Patti LuPone Fans Seeks Cash Infusion - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

The owners of 54 Below, a grotto nightclub that in a little more than a year has become a favorite of Broadway divas and night crawlers, have told potential investors they need $600,000 “i…

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Monday, June 24, 2013

Gawker’s Unpaid Interns Sue After Fox Searchlight Ruling by Christie Smythe

"Gawker employs numerous other 'interns' in the same way, paying them nothing or underpaying them and utilizing their services to publish its content on the Internet, an enterprise that gene…

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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Broadway’s Shrinking Audience Overshadows Tom Hanks - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

Broadway enters the final weekend of the 2012-2013 season with its worst attendance record in eight years, despite sold-out audiences for Tom Hanks, Bette Midler and a handful of hit musical…

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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Tony Award Winner Levi Kreis Discusses His Work, Tour (Audio) by Bloomberg News

March 22 (Bloomberg) -- Levi Kreis, musician and actor who won a Tony Award in 2010 for his first Broadway role as Jerry Lee Lewis in "Million Dollar Quartet," discusses his career from a mu…

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Friday, March 15, 2013

Irish Repertory’s Reilly, Moore Discuss New Plays (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Mar 15. (Bloomberg) -- Charlotte Moore and Ciaran O'Reilly, co-founders of the Irish Repertory Theater in New York City, discuss two new plays, "Donnybrook" and "For Love," which are both pl…

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Annie’s Sandy Hopes Sun’ll Come Out Day After Tomorrow - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

As Sandy the hurricane swept up the East Coast, Sandy the canine star of “Annie” lay on a couch in upper Manhattan with a rope toy. “She’s been lounging all day,” said Dustin Hard…

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Don’t Cry for Ricky Martin as ‘Evita’ Closes at a Loss - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

Even with 8 million Twitter followers, pop star Ricky Martin couldn’t make “Evita” profitable. Undone by high weekly running costs, Broadway’s top-selling show to open in 2012 close…

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Broadway’s Online Ticket Sellers Have Joined Forces - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

Two of Broadway’s biggest players in the growing market to sell tickets online have combined forces, two people with knowledge of the deal said today.

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Thursday, December 13, 2012

Producer Faces $12 Million Deadline for ‘Rebecca’ Musical - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

If Sprecher doesn’t raise the minimum $12 million capitalization by year-end, he must return money “forthwith” to any investors who haven’t waived their right to a refund, according …

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Friday, December 7, 2012

Broadway’s Swenson on Kickstarter Drive, Gay Rights (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Will Swenson, an actor, writer and film director currently starring in the Manhattan Theater Club's rock musical "Murder Ballad," discusses his Kickstarter.com drive to…

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Saturday, November 17, 2012

Actor Domingo Discusses His Play “Wild With Happy” (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Nov. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Colman Domingo, an actor and playwright, discusses his play, "Wild with Happy," playing at New York's Public Theater, which he says was finished in less than two years…

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Monday, November 12, 2012

Pacino's "Glengarry" Party; Sigourney Weaver Romps: Stage - Bloomberg by Jeremy Gerard

David Mamet and the "Glengarry Glen Ross" team had an opening-night party on Sunday without going through the bother of an opening night with those possibly mood- ruining reviews. Mamet's 19…

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Monday, September 17, 2012

Jailed Drabinsky Built Empires Until Crash by Jeremy Gerard

There’s perfect symmetry in the fact that “Show Stopper: The Theatrical Life of Garth Drabinsky” had its premiere in the city where Drabinsky made and lost two fortunes.

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Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Burkhardt Says Blue Man Group Has `Global Visions' (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Aug. 21 (Bloomberg) -- Willy Burkhardt, president of Blue Man Productions, says the company's vision is to expand from a performing arts organization into an entertainment company with a glo…

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Monday, July 16, 2012

Leguizamo Says `Backstabbing' Happens On Broadway (Audio) by Bloomberg News

July 16 (Bloomberg) -- Actor John Leguizamo says there was a lot of "backstabbing" involved in bringing his show, "Ghetto Klown" to a Broadway theater in 2011. Leguizamo talked to Kathleen H…

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Monday, June 4, 2012

Actor Christian Borle Discusses Theater, TV Projects (Audio) by Bloomberg News

June 4 (Bloomberg) -- Christian Borle, an actor appearing in "Peter and the Starcatcher" and on the television series, "Smash," discusses his career and his 2012 Tony Award nomination. Borle…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Ballad, Stewart Discuss 'Ghost! The Musical' (Audio) by Bloomberg News

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, songwriters and producers, discuss their collaboration behind "Ghost! The Musical," which opens at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New Yor…

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Monday, April 2, 2012

American Theatre Wings's Hitchens Says Funding Is Down (Audio) by Bloomberg News

April 2 (Bloomberg) -- Heather Hitchens, executive director of the American Theatre Wing, says government funding and corporate donations for the arts are down. Hitchens talked to Vonnie Qu…

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012

EventBrite's Hartz Says Company Ticketing Larger Events (Audio) by Bloomberg News

March 27 (Bloomberg) -- Kevin Hartz, chief executive officer of Eventbrite Inc., says the company has begun ticketing for larger events. Hartz talked with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hays and Vonn…

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Broadway's Joel Grey Discusses His Career (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Jan. 30 (Bloomberg) -- Joel Grey, the Academy Award winning actor currently featured in the Broadway musical, "Anything Goes," discusses his career. Grey talks with Bloomberg's Kathleen Hay…

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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Actress Hoffman Discusses Performing Career (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- Jackie Hoffman, star of "Jackie Hoffman's A Chanukah Charol" and currently performing on Broadway in "The Addams Family," discusses her career in show business. Hoffm…

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Friday, December 16, 2011

Actress Hoffman Discusses Performing Career (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Jackie Hoffman, star of "Jackie Hoffman's A Chanukah Charol" and currently performing on Broadway in "The Addams Family," discusses her career in show business. Hoffman talks to Bloomber…

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Chinglish Makes Best Shows of 2011 List (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg names Chinglish in the Best Shows of 2011 list!

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Friday, October 21, 2011

Jujamcyn's Roth Discusses Business of Broadway (Audio) by Bloomberg News

Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, discusses the current Broadway season and his 'Broadway Talks' series. Roth talks with Kathleen Hays on "The Hays Advantage" on Bloomberg Rad…

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Cast & Creative Team Discuss Revival of 'Tape': Audio by Bloomberg News

Stephen Belber, Sam Helfrich, Don DiPaolo and Neil Holland, cast and creative team of the "off off Broadway" show, "Tape," discuss the show's creation and revival. They talk with Bloomberg…

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Thursday, October 6, 2011

‘Rock of Ages’ Suit Against ‘Chicago’ Producer Claims Betrayal - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

Producers of the raucous Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" have gotten into a courtroom brawl with one of the industry’s most respected managers, disputing advice she gave them as a consulta…

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Harvard’s ‘Porgy’ Brings McDonald Back To N.Y.: Jeremy Gerard - Bloomberg by Jeremy Gerard

First the American Repertory Theater at Harvard told critics we couldn’t review “Porgy and Bess.” Then we were welcomed after all.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2011
Friday, August 12, 2011
Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Mormon,’ ‘Billy Elliot’ Move Curtains as Broadway Plays With Show Times by Philip Boroff

Feature about changing curtain times. Thanks, Philip

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