Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Roth Sells Stake in Marquis Theatre by Marc Hershberg

The Marquis Theatre will soon have some new names on its ownership marquee.

Linked From Forbes at 11:30PM
Monday, April 22, 2019

Broadway's Easter Bonanza Is Least Exciting In Three Years by Lee Seymour

While 'Hadestown' and Adam Driver are earning raves, there isn't a white-hot leader of the pack among new shows at the box office.

Linked From Forbes at 08:24PM

Meet Eva Price, Broadway's Powerhouse Entrepreneur by Lee Seymour

With two huge new shows under her watch, the Tony winner is blazing a path through a notoriously difficult industry.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

'The Tonight Show' to Become 'The Cher Show' As Late-Night T.V. Opens Up to Marketers by Marc Hershberg

NBC is turning one of its crown jewels into a commercial.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

New Star Wars Trailer Signals Creative Bankruptcy For Franchise by Lee Seymour

"The Rise of Skywalker" looks more like a nostalgic remix than a proper new Star Wars film.

Linked From Forbes at 05:28PM
Monday, April 8, 2019

Broadway Box Office Slows As Tony Contenders Brace For Battle by Lee Seymour

Every show in the 2018-2019 season has now begun performances. What can the box office tell us about their chances at the Tonys?

Linked From Forbes at 09:36PM
Sunday, April 7, 2019

'Sleepless in Seattle' Musical to Skip 'The City That Never Sleeps' by Marc Hershberg

The producers of 'Sleepless' must not be getting much sleep.

Linked From Forbes at 11:00AM
Friday, April 5, 2019

Broadway's Viral Hit 'Be More Chill' Searches For Its Authenticity by Lee Seymour

Fans love it, but Broadway's buzziest show is looking to expand its appeal as the Tony Awards approach.

Linked From Forbes at 01:40PM
Thursday, April 4, 2019

'Kinky Boots' to Keep on Kicking in Court by Marc Hershberg

Although Kinky Boots shuts on Sunday, the drama will continue in court.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Rammstein Undermines Return With Promo Featuring Holocaust Imagery by Lee Seymour

The Teutonic titans of metal are back with an important message - if only they could get their foot out of their mouth...

Linked From Forbes at 06:05PM
Thursday, March 28, 2019

As 'Beetlejuice' Begins to Haunt Broadway, Warner Bros. Faces Intense Scrutiny by Marc Hershberg

As Warner Bros. tries again to hit the jackpot on Broadway with a $21 million musical adaptation of Beetlejuice, the future of its theatre arm remains uncertain.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Broadway's Awards Season Battle Royale Has Begun by Lee Seymour

New plays made a strong showing across the board, while 'Be More Chill' overcame split reviews.

Linked From Forbes at 08:35PM
Thursday, March 14, 2019

'Aladdin' Advertisement Sparks Controversy by Marc Hershberg

Consumer protection advocates fear that the folks featured in a new Aladdin commercial might not be friends like me.

Linked From Forbes at 11:30PM
Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hugh Jackman Returns To Broadway In 'The Music Man' by Lee Seymour

One of the industry's most bankable stars is coming full circle with the 2020 production.

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Artistic Careers Are Tough; This Startup Is Aiming To Change That by Lee Seymour

The Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts plans to be a one-stop shop for anyone making a living in the field.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Seth Rudetsky is Broadway's Secret Star-maker by Marc Hershberg

One of the top folks responsible for putting Broadway performers in plum roles is not a casting director.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Broadway Box Office Plummets As New Shows Scramble For Purchase by Lee Seymour

'King Lear' and 'Ain't Too Proud' both had solid starts amid the winter doldrums.

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Andrea Martin Injured, Departs Broadway's 'Gary' On Eve Of First Performance by Lee Seymour

Kristine Nielsen will take over for Martin, who broke several ribs during rehearsals.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Springtime for 'Hamilton' As Hit Show Heads to Hamburg by Marc Hershberg

'Hamilton' might be heading to Hamburg.

Linked From Forbes at 11:00PM
Monday, February 25, 2019

Hit Plays Are Challenging Broadway's Conventional Wisdom by Lee Seymour

Three huge hits are giving conventional wisdom a run for its money—and another is proving gimmicks aren't needed for success.

Linked From Forbes at 08:29PM
Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bryan Cranston On Track To Earn $1 Million From Broadway's 'Network' by Lee Seymour

The hit show has been grossing over $1 million a week since opening, and Cranston gets a huge cut after profit.

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Broadway's 'Be More Chill' Fails To Heed Its Own Advice by Lee Seymour

The buzzy new musical freaked out at the box office, breaking the house record and setting it on a strong course for awards season.

Linked From Forbes at 01:35AM
Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Broadway Becomes More Chill in Approach to Licensing by Marc Hershberg

One of the most anticipated musicals coming to Broadway might also be coming soon to a theater near you.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Bruce Springsteen's Absence Haunts Broadway Box Office by Lee Seymour

More people are buying Broadway tickets than ever - but they're spending less per seat than just a year ago...

Linked From Forbes at 12:37AM
Friday, February 8, 2019

Rodgers and Hammerstein Top the Pop Charts Together For the First Time by Marc Hershberg

The pop song charts are alive with The Sound of Music.

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Jersey Boys Returning to Jersey by Marc Hershberg

Jersey Boys is working its way back to the Garden State.

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Thursday, February 7, 2019

Rodgers and Hammerstein Top the Pop Charts by Marc Hershberg

The pop song charts are alive with The Sound of Music.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

King Kong to Go on Rampage at Japanese Resort by Marc Hershberg

Broadway’s beast is heading east.

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Monday, February 4, 2019

Broadway Box Office Freezes As Tony Winner 'The Band's Visit' Plans Closing by Lee Seymour

2018's Best Musical winner couldn't keep up its momentum, and King Kong is sliding faster than a monkey down a banana tree.

Linked From Forbes at 07:18PM

Musicals Make More Money on the Road than on Broadway by Marc Hershberg

The grass is actually greener on the other side.

Linked From Forbes at 05:31AM
Monday, January 28, 2019

'Rent' Is Mostly A Ratings Disaster For Fox by Lee Seymour

The mostly-pre-recorded broadcast was the least viewed of all recent live musicals.

Linked From Forbes at 04:13PM

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