Thursday, February 15, 2018

How many women do THIS on Broadway?

There has been a lot of conversation in the past few years about the disproportionate number of women writers on Broadway, women directors on Broadway, and even strong central female charac…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 2/11/2018: Ok, now that THAT’s over.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending February 11, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, February 12, 2018

Podcast Episode 148 – Tony Nominated Choreographer, Sergio Trujillo

Most great dancers start training when they are in the womb. Ok, maybe not that early, but it ain’t too long after they are walking until they are pliéing and pirouetting all around t…

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Sunday, February 11, 2018

Why you tune into the Olympics, and what that has to do with Broadway.

The Winter (Olympics) are coming. In just a few short months, we’ll be watching Olympians from all across the globe strut their stuff on skis and skates (and also in that crazy curling…

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Why you tune into the Olympics, and what that has to do with Broadway.

The Winter (Olympics) are coming. In just a few short months, we’ll be watching Olympians from all across the globe strut their stuff on skis and skates (and also in that crazy curling…

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

5 Things I Stole From My Mastermind For You.

I’m going to tell you a little secret. I can’t do everything I do myself. First and foremost, I lean on my crackerjack staff to help me get through the day to day and keep everyt…

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 2/4/2018: The Patriots aren’t the only ones who lost last week

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

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

STATS REVEALED: Fewer shows close this January than in the last 10 years.

On Tuesday, I posted a theory in my weekly Broadway gross wrap up. Ok, it wasn’t really a theory.  It was more like a feeling in my gut.  And frankly, I couldn’t tell if that f…

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Free Webinar Alert: The Ins-and-Outs of Co-Producing on Broadway.

There are two kinds of Producers on Broadway:  Lead Producers and Co-Producers. Do you know the difference?  (This is a quiz.) A simple analogy might be that the Lead Producer is like the…

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 1/28/2018: Have we broken Winter’s curse?

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending January 28, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Broadway Grosses w/e 1/28/2018: Have we broken Winter’s curse?

So here’s the thing . . . last week wasn’t great . . . when you compare it to summer, or Thanksgiving or even the soon-to-be-here Spring Break weeks.   But last week was up …

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Podcast Episode 147 – Tony Award-Winning Director, Walter Bobbie

One of the questions that I get asked a lot in my travels is . . . “How did Chicago become one of the longest-running shows ever?” This week’s guest is one of the primary …

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Podcast Episode 147 – Walter Bobbie

  One of the questions that I get asked a lot in my travels is . . . “How did Chicago become one of the longest-running shows ever?” This week’s guest is one of the…

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Thursday, January 25, 2018

What Broadway Box Offices and Subways have in common.

A lot of people will tell you that our, ahem, “challenges,” are unlikely the challenges faced in any other industry. Well, I’ve got news for us . . . we’re not that s…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 1/21/2018: I’ve got good news. And bad news.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending January 21, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Podcast Episode 146 – Sheryl Kaller

  In 2010, the beautiful little play entitled Next Fall came out of nowhere, earned a rave from Ben Brantley, signed Elton John as a Producer and opened on Broadway where it was nomi…

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Podcast Episode 146 – Tony Nominated Director, Sheryl Kaller.

In 2010, the beautiful little play entitled Next Fall came out of nowhere, earned a rave from Ben Brantley, signed Elton John as a Producer and opened on Broadway where it was nominated fo…

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Friday, January 19, 2018

Our 2nd “Shut Up and You-Know-What” is TOMORROW!

You know what I’m talking about, right? I’m talking about SHUT UP AND WRITE, our in-person writing session, for anyone who wants to put pen to paper or keys to a keyboard, whethe…

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Thursday, January 18, 2018

Well, this will change things for the Secondary Market.

Years ago, my Mom told me she wasn’t going to be able to take her grandkids to the theater anymore.  “Why not,” I cried, feeling a bit betrayed. “It’s too expe…

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 1/14/2018: Didn’t we just have one of these?

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending January 14, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, January 15, 2018

Podcast Episode 145 – Powerhouse Literary Agent to the Stars, Jonathan Lomma

There was a time when I thought about being an agent.  I interviewed with the big three-lettered agencies and was even offered a couple of gigs.  But I didn’t take them. Because I di…

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Podcast Episode 145 – Jonathan Lomma

  There was a time when I thought about being an agent.  I interviewed with the big three-lettered agencies and was even offered a couple of gigs.  But I didn’t take them. Becau…

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Thursday, January 11, 2018

Who went to see Broadway shows in 2016-17? Demographic study results revealed!

A new year and a new study, hot off the presses from the Broadway League of who, exactly, went to see Broadway shows in the last super successful season. Let’s go straight to the bulle…

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 1/7/2018: Neither snow nor rain not bitter cold!

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending January 7, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, January 8, 2018

Podcast Episode 144 – Tony Award Winning Director, Pam MacKinnon

Here’s a statistical truth bomb for you: women direct only about 17% of the shows on Broadway. How do I know that?  Pam MacKinnon has been keeping track. Pam is already one of the few…

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Podcast Episode 144 – Pam MacKinnon

  Here’s a statistical truth bomb for you: women direct only about 17% of the shows on Broadway. How do I know that?  Pam MacKinnon has been keeping track. Pam is already one o…

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Thursday, January 4, 2018

How to spin a story, brought to you by SVU.

I had a staycation over the holidays, which involved some great takeout, some new board games (big fan of this one), and a lot of Law & Order: SVU. I learned a lot about cops and lawyer…

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 12/31/2017: Oh, if only they were all like this!

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending December 31, 2017. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, January 1, 2018

3 Keys To Setting New Year’s Resolutions . . . that you will KEEP.

Happy New Year, readers! This is normally the day when I’d post a podcast, but in light of the holiday, I thought I’d give the microphone a little vacation and talk about New Yea…

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Thursday, December 28, 2017

Broadway Grosses w/e 12/24/2017: Christmas Comes Early.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending December 24, 2017. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Thursday, December 21, 2017

We’ve got lots of Stars, so why not a Broadway All-Stars.

I’m on a bit of a road trip right now, and last night I had the pleasure to speak to a bunch of Broadway fans and investors in Boca Raton. But before we got to Broadway we talked baseb…

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