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Monday, March 12, 2018

Podcast Episode 150 – Danny Burstein by Reilly Hickey

  I call myself an a$$hole in this podcast episode. Why? Because in my desire to put a spotlight on the business of Broadway, and give you a peek into the professions who aren’t …

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 10:50AM
Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 3/4/2018: Forget the Ides, Beware the Beginning of March! by Reilly Hickey

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 4, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Monday, December 18, 2017

Podcast Episode 143 – Catherine Zuber by Reilly Hickey

  If there was a ranking of what I know about each element of the theater, costume design would come in last. I lasted about 4 hours in my costume shop rotation during my internship at …

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 10:50AM
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

End of Q2 Results for Broadway’s 2017-18 Season. by Reilly Hickey

  We’re so hot right now, If Broadway was an Index fund, Warren Buffet would be buying it!  Just look at that double-digit gross increase!  I mean, Amazon would be jealous of th…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Three Best Motivational Books I’ve Read in the Past Three Months by Reilly Hickey

And every single one of them written by a woman. Coincidence? Nay. 1.  You Are A Badass (and You Are A Badass About Making Money) by Jen Sincero 2.  The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins 3.  G…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 10:32AM
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Broadway’s First Best Price Guarantee . . . at Once On This Island by Reilly Hickey

It broke my heart. About two years ago, I was talking to someone on the subway with a Playbill in their hand (as I’m wont to do), and after my first few focus-group-like openers (“What d…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 11:00AM
Monday, September 4, 2017

Podcast Episode 128 – Chris Jones by Reilly Hickey

If you’ve ever gotten a bad review (which means everyone who has ever worked in this business), then you’ve probably dreamed about what the theater would be like without critics.…

SOURCE: The Producer's Perspective at 10:50AM
Wednesday, December 23, 2015

BWW Interview: Lauren Worsham Talks Sky Pony, Dog Days and Makes an Exciting Announcement! by Reilly Hickey

Tony nominee Lauren Worsham spoke with BroadwayWorld about her new Sky Pony album and upcoming role in Dog Days. Worsham also makes a special announcement about what is in store for her next…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:15PM
Thursday, December 10, 2015

BWW Interview: Vivian Reed on the Edith Piaf Celebration and Importance of 'Passion' by Reilly Hickey

Broadwayworld spoke with Vivian Reed, two-time Tony nominee, about her upcoming performance at the Celebration and why Edith Piaf's 'passion' is universal.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:16AM
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

MISERY's David Korins and Will Frears Join Strand Ovation Series by Reilly Hickey

As a part of its new Ovation Series, the Strand will welcome Misery scenic designer David Korins and director Will Frears on Monday, December 14th.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM
Friday, December 4, 2015

Victoria Clark, Betsy Wolfe and More Join RAISE THE ROOF Benefit Concert by Reilly Hickey

Upper West Siders, Victoria Clark, Jessica Fontana, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Howard McGillin, Mary Beth Peil, Sherie Rene Scott and Allyson Tucker and other Broadway favorites, Derrick Baskin,…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:26PM
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks Receives 22nd Annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize by Reilly Hickey

On Monday, November 30, playwright, novelist and songwriterSuzan-Lori Parkswas awarded the22ndannual Dorothy and LillianGish Prizeat The Public Theater in New York City.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:58PM

Lea Salonga, Sierra Boggess and More to Perform at ASTEP's NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS Concert by Reilly Hickey

ASTEPArtists Striving to End Poverty announces its starry Seventh Annual New York City Christmas A Concert to Benefit ASTEP, taking place on Monday, December 14 at 700 PM at Joe's Pub at The…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:53PM
Friday, November 27, 2015

Howard Sherman Explains How Broadway Should Respond to Characters Flooding Times Square by Reilly Hickey

Howard Sherman, an arts administrator and producer, recenetly wrote an opinion piece stating, 'how Broadway can reclaim Broadway by taking to the streets.'

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:43PM

Lin-Manuel Miranda Announces New HAMILTON Souvenir Booklet by Reilly Hickey

HAMILTON creator and star Lin-Manuel Miranda announced on Twitter today that a new souvenir booklet is now available at the show.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:43PM

Well-Strung Kicks Off Their Christmas Show Today in New Orleans; Stops in NYC, Orlando & More Next! by Reilly Hickey

Well-Strungkicks off thetour of their Christmas Show tonight in New Orleans. After New Orleans, the group will visit Batavia, New York City, Woodstock, Fort Lauderdale, West Palm Beachand Or…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:43PM

BWW Interview: Mark Stuart on the Relevance of New Dance Musical, STANDARD TIME by Reilly Hickey

Mark Stuart Dance Theatre's critically acclaimed new dance musical, Standard Time, will play a limited engagement at The Duke on 42nd Street 229 W 42nd Street in NYC Sunday, November 15 thro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:46PM
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Sierra Boggess Returns to SCHOOL OF ROCK After Suffering Ankle Injury by Reilly Hickey has confirmed that SCHOOL OF ROCK star Sierra Boggess returned to the stage last night, complete with a brace on her left foot and ankle after suffering an off-stage injury.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:39PM
Friday, November 20, 2015

BWW Interview: John Kevin Jones Is Bringing Dickens to Merchant's House Museum with A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Reilly Hickey

In December 1867,Charles Dickensarrived in New York City for a month of sold-out performances of his beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. Join Mr. Dickens, portrayed by actorJohn Kevi…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:00PM

Nicole Kidman Hopes to Bring PHOTOGRAPH 51 to Australia, New York and the Big Screen by Reilly Hickey

According to the Dailymail, at a post-show QampA, Kidman said she hopes to bring Photograph 51 to Australia and New York as well as make a film version.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:15PM

Photo Coverage: Candace Cameron Bure Visits AN AMERICAN IN PARIS by Reilly Hickey

Candace Cameron Bure,Full House, the upcoming Netflix series Fuller House, Dancing with the Stars and The View, and friend Dilini visitedAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Thursday, November 19th and went…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM

Photo Flash: Mike White Rocks Out at SCHOOL OF ROCK! by Reilly Hickey

Mike White, who wrote and played 'Ned' in the School of Rock movie, visited School of Rock on Broadway and met with the cast backstage.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:57PM
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

BWW Interview: Itamar Kubovy Talks Pilobolus' SHADOWLAND by Reilly Hickey

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present the North American premiere of Shadowland, a groundbreaking theatrical experience by the internationally acclaimed Pilobolus Dance Th…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:20PM
Friday, November 6, 2015

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of the Mobile Shakespeare Unit's COMEDY OF ERRORS by Reilly Hickey

The Public Theater officially opened the Mobile Shakespeare Unit's THE COMEDY OF ERRORS on Thursday, November 5. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, the sit-down run of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS follow…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:02PM
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

BWW Interview: Flor De Liz Perez on the Beauty of The Mobile Shakespeare Unit by Reilly Hickey

Flor De Liz Perez, currently playing Luciana in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, spoke with Broadwayworld about this Mobile Unit production and how 'beautiful' it is to reach the non-conventional theat…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:54AM
Thursday, October 29, 2015

Liza Minnelli Cancels National Tour Due to Health Concerns by Reilly Hickey

Liza Minnelli has cancelled her national tour due to health concerns.According to Tulsa World, 'Officials with Minnelli's management said Minnelli's doctor requested she cancel a series of s…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:00PM
Saturday, October 24, 2015

BWW Interview: Donnie Kehr Gets Ready to Blend Theatre with Rock for ROCKERS ON BROADWAY by Reilly Hickey

Donnie Kehr, founder and director of Rockers on Broadway, spoke with Broadwayworld about the incredible organization, and how awesome it is to let Broadway stars live out their 'rock star dr…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:40PM
Thursday, October 22, 2015

Sara Bareilles to Celebrate WAITRESS Album Release at New York City Center by Reilly Hickey

New York City Center will present An Evening with Sara Bareilles on November 5, 2015 at 8pm. The event will serve as special album release show for her upcoming album, 'What's Inside Songs f…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:34PM

US Screenings of RSC's HENRY V Begin November 18 by Reilly Hickey

BeginningNovember 18,the Royal Shakespeare Company's acclaimed production of Shakespeare'sHenry Vwill play in select movie houses across North America.The production,which opened to rave rev…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:34PM
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Photo Flash: David Bryan, Bobby Steggert & More Rock Theatrical Rights Worldwide Anniversary Cruise by Reilly Hickey

Musical theatre licensing house Theatrical Rights Worldwide TRW hosted 175 regional theatre managers and creatives for a celebration of their 10th year representing Broadway, Off Broadway an…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 12:14PM
Thursday, October 8, 2015

GIN GAME Stars James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Speak Out Against Entrance Applause by Reilly Hickey

Entrance applause, or clapping when famous actors first appear on stage, has become an incredibly common thing in Broadway theaters. However,James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson, stars of thene…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 01:07PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards