Wednesday, May 16, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Eric C. Webb

I’ve been thinking about collaboration a lot recently. As a dramaturg who works with writers and composers of all stripes, and as a writer myself, collaboration is 99% of what I do every d…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 5/13/2018: Let’s Hear it for the Plays!

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending May 13, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Affiliate Marketing for Theater Tickets.

Back in the late 90s, when Amazon was $48/share and my broker told me not to buy it because it was too expensive (PS, it’s $1,608/share now, which means a $10k investment would be wort…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Donna Walker-Kuhne: Diversity on Broadway: An Insider’s Perspective

Why is diversity important on Broadway?  I believe that many in the field want to see equity, diversity, and inclusion.  But they aren’t sure how to implement it, or don’t know the st…

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Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 5/6/2018: What did the Tony nominations do to the grosses?

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending May 6, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Podcast Episode 155 – The Profilic Tony Award-Winning Broadway Producer Nelle Nugent by Reilly Hickey

Nelle Nugent is one of Broadway’s most prolific play Producers, and she started out as a Production Assistant. She worked her way to the top at a time when women weren’t supposed…

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Podcast Episode 155 – Nelle Nugent by Reilly Hickey

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/696583-episode-155-nelle-nugent.mp3   Nelle Nugent is one of Broadway’s most prolific play Producers, and she started out as a Production Assista…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

What us Broadway folks can learn from the success of The Simpsons.

Earlier this week, The Simpsons celebrated its 30th anniversary on the air. That’s right, both The Simpsons AND The Phantom of the Opera started entertaining audiences in 1987. The …

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Wednesday, May 2, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Danielle DeMatteo: TIPS FOR SUBMITTING YOUR SCRIPT TO A FESTIVAL (Or to anything else, for that matter!)

Over the last 3 years since She NYC Arts was founded in 2015, we’ve gotten over a thousand script submissions from all over the world. While we have a whole team of script readers that sco…

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Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 4/30/2018: We’re down but does anyone care today?

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 30, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

An out-of-town tryout . . . in town.

Here are the hard facts about looking for a regional theater for your out-of-town tryout in the teen 2000s: They are hard to get. Just like a lot of shows are waiting to land a Broadway hou…

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Kait Kerrigan: The Myth of Being Discovered

What do Title of Show, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and Hamilton have in common? Writers as stars? Sure, but it’s way more fundamental than that: they started out as writer-driven, underground…

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 4/22/2018: It’s coming down to the wire.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 22, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, April 23, 2018

Podcast Episode 154 – Tony Award Winning Writer, Lisa Kron

When Tony Award Winner Lisa Kron was a theater major in college, she was told she wouldn’t succeed . . . because she wasn’t “thin, pretty, or straight enough.” Thankf…

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Podcast Episode 154 – Lisa Kron

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/686454-episode-154-lisa-kron.mp3   When Tony Award Winner Lisa Kron was a theater major in college, she was told she wouldn’t succeed . . . becau…

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Is Long The New Short on Broadway?

“Do you know the four best words in the English Language?” said one Tony Voter to another. “No, what are the four best words in the English Language?” asked the seco…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Nathan Johnson: Elevating the Brand of Broadway

I didn’t grow up a Broadway fan. I wasn’t the kid that collected Playbills and hung them on my walls. I didn’t take holiday trips with my family to New York when I was young to take in…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 4/15/2018: No snow, but still some slippage.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 15, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Why movie attendance has dropped, while Broadway’s has risen.

Movie attendance dropped by almost 6% last year, returning it to a number that hasn’t been seen since 1992. (No wonder why so many Hollywood stars are looking to Broadway to make a buc…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Tim Donahue: What a strange 100 years it has been for theater prizes!

In 1918, the first Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama went to a forgotten—and forgettable—comedy entitled “Why Marry?” Two years later the prize went to a female playwright, because the J…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 4/8/2018: At least the sun is shining on the box office!

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 8, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Podcast Episode 153 – Tony Winner & Pulitzer Prize Finalist and Showrunner Warren Leight by Reilly Hickey

My wife and I spend a lot of time with Warren Leight. You probably do too . . . Because we, like you (admit it), watch a lot of Law & Order SVU and Warren was a writer and showrunner …

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Podcast Episode 153 – Warren Leight

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/677181-episode-153-warren-leight.mp3   My wife and I spend a lot of time with Warren Leight. You probably do too . . . Because we, like you (admit it)…

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Should actors be “required” to stage door?

In 1991, I moved to New York City and while making my way to my tap class on 53rd St., I discovered my first Stage Door. It was the Broadway Theatre’s SD and Miss Saigon was playing …

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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Sara Fitzpatrick: 5 ways to make sure you’re ACTUALLY connecting with your audience online

The Internet is the child of Al Gore and that’s why we capitalize it like a first and last name. The Internet is the end. The Internet is the beginning. The Internet has made virtual space…

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Tuesday, April 3, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 4/1/2018: The Easter Bunny Brings Good Business to Broadway.

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending April 1, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

The newest additions to our slate.

I made some pretty juicy announcements about some new musicals we’re developing recently, and yesterday I realized . . . I never blogged about ’em! Well, today’s the day .…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

GUEST BLOG by Mike Rafael: Broadway by the numbers: the company you keep.

10 Years ago, Ticketing Analyst wasn’t even a job on Broadway.  Now, every show has one. One of those analysts is Mike Rafael, who I interviewed here, and who is the number-crunching …

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Broadway Grosses w/e 3/25/2018: The first week of spring and snow?

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending March 25, 2018. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here:

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Podcast Episode 151 – Tony Nominated Lyricist, Michael Korie

Last week I wrote about how so many fantastic musical theatre writers come from the advertising world, and one of the primary reasons why I postulated that they do was because they learned h…

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Podcast Episode 151 – Michael Korie

https://www.buzzsprout.com/123341/667337-episode-151-michael-korie.mp3   Last week I wrote about how so many fantastic musical theatre writers come from the advertising world, and one…

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