Monday, September 16, 2019

Race, Rihanna, And Box Office Drama: SLAVE PLAY Is Heating Up Broadway by Lee Seymour

Broadway's most controversial show has all the makings of a disruptive hit, garnering flak and praise from all corners of the industry.

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Monday, September 9, 2019

Tom Hiddleston Is Selling Just Fine On Broadway As Industry Slows by Lee Seymour

Tom Hiddleston's Broadway bow is selling well, but not spectacularly. And a raft of buzzy shows are on the horizon.

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Sunday, September 8, 2019

Billionaire Saves Broadway Producer from the Brink of Bankruptcy by Marc Hershberg

After the ambitious Hollywood and Broadway production company failed to repay over $200 million in bank loans, Larry Ellison stepped in to save the business from shutting down.

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Monday, August 26, 2019

Broadway's 'Constitution' Breaks Record As Box Office Plummets by Lee Seymour

Heidi Schreck's landmark play is proof that politics and theater can be a potent (and profitable) combo.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

'The Shining' Could Be Coming to Broadway by Marc Hershberg

'The Shining' might soon illuminate the Great White Way.

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

Why 'Beetlejuice' is Beating 'Tootsie' at the Broadway Box Office by Marc Hershberg

It has been a reversal of fortune for Tootsie and Beetlejuice on Broadway.

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Patrick Stewart, James Earl Jones, Angela Lansbury Join Roster Of Broadway Streaming Platform by Lee Seymour

The platform has a library of over 250 classic shows, and recently invested millions in bespoke recording equipment for preserving new ventures.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal, Barry Manilow Attempt To Fill Dave Chappelle's Broadway Shoes by Lee Seymour

Chappelle made $3 million in his Broadway debut, off just 10 performances. Can Gyllenhaal and Manilow pull the same numbers?

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The West End Meets Wall Street As 'The Lehman Trilogy' Returns to New York by Marc Hershberg

The Lehman Trilogy will be coming soon to a theater near you.

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Faye Dunaway's Abuse Allegations Complicate Her Reputation As 'Difficult' by Lee Seymour

The Oscar winner was fired from her Broadway-bound show 'Tea at Five,' after anonymous reports of harassment in Boston.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Top Ticketing Platforms Plead for Regulation by Marc Hershberg

It is a private industry paradox.

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Monday, July 15, 2019

Dave Chappelle Is Worth $1 Million On Broadway As Biz Recovers From Blackout by Lee Seymour

Chappelle wrapped $1.43 million over just four nights, setting the stage for truly eye-watering numbers next week.

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Amid Trump Turmoil, Political Broadway Hit 'What The Constitution Means To Me' Turns Profit by Lee Seymour

It is hard to overstate the importance of the show's success - both for Broadway and America's national identity.

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Thursday, July 11, 2019

Broadway Investors Set To Lose $100 Million As A Dozen Shows Close by Lee Seymour

All told, 16 shows are set to close between the Tony Awards and Labor Day. What happened?

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Monday, July 1, 2019

'Moulin Rouge' Can-Cans To Broadway With Excellent Box Office Buzz by Lee Seymour

The $30 million musical is off to a great start as nearly a dozen other shows are set to close in the coming months.

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Sunday, June 30, 2019

Show-Score Shrinks Critics' Influence by Marc Hershberg

Show-Score is giving critics two thumbs down.

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Monday, June 24, 2019

Half A Dozen Broadway Shows To Close After Tony Award Culling by Lee Seymour

Some of the Rialto's buzziest new shows are going out with a bang, others a whimper.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Disruptive Technology Promises to Decrease Disruptions on Broadway by Marc Hershberg

Silicon Valley has a solution to one of the most annoying problems on Broadway.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: The Real Winners And Losers by Lee Seymour

Broadway's biggest night was a lumpy, uneven affair this year, with surprising trends and upsetting snubs aplenty.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Tony Awards 2019: The Complete Winners List And Highlights by Lee Seymour

'Hadestown' and 'The Ferryman' walked away the evening's big champs, with 12 awards between them, including Best Play and Best Musical.

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

Epic, Award-Winning 'The Inheritance' Coming To Broadway This Fall by Lee Seymour

The two-part venture was a huge hit in London, winning multiple Best Play awards.

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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Tony Awards 2019 Predictions: 'Hadestown,' 'Constitution' And More by Lee Seymour

James Corden will host Broadway's biggest night, which is primed to be full of surprises.

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Broadway Bloodbath Starts Early, Preceding Tony Awards by Lee Seymour

KING LEAR announced an early closing, and others may soon follow suit.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Jesse Williams To Make Broadway Debut In 2020 by Lee Seymour

The Grey's Anatomy heartthrob will star 'Take Me Out,' about a gay, mixed-race baseball star.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Tony Nominees Heat Up Broadway Box Office As Awards Loom by Lee Seymour

'Hadestown' and 'Ain't Too Proud' clocked personal bests, while 'What the Constitution Means to Me' is gaining on 'The Ferryman.'

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Shubert Organization Suffers Data Breach by Marc Hershberg

Someone snuck into the Shubert Organization.

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Broadway Museum in the Works by Marc Hershberg

Instead of spending a night at the theater, Broadway buffs might soon choose to spend a night at the museum.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

How Broadway's 'Constitution' Is Making Showbiz History by Lee Seymour

Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated production winning hearts and wallets alike in the race for Best Play at the Tony Awards.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Rammstein Get Political, Perverse On Comeback Album by Lee Seymour

The Teutonic metal icons are back for (maybe) their last hurrah - and they're looking for more than a ghoulish good time.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

"Over the Rainbow" Composer Seeks Pot of Gold from Apple by Marc Hershberg

More people want to take a bite out of Apple.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Morrissey Follows Springsteen To Broadway Box Office Lucre by Lee Seymour

The multi-platinum recording artist had a boffo Broadway bow, kicking off a series of residencies from artists not usually seen on the Rialto.

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