Thursday, January 16, 2020

Richard Jordan: To keep great memories of theatre alive stay off your phones by Richard Jordan

David Byrne made an announcement to the audience before his Broadway show, American Utopia. He told them that he believed they would

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Wednesday, January 15, 2020

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 15th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL & AMERICAN UTOPIA Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (2.11%), Ain't Too Proud (1.47%), Hadestown (1.23%), Beetlejuice (1.19%) and Frozen (1.12%). The top growing current Broadwa…

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

David Byrne on the Star-Studded Audiences Who've Visited American Utopia on Broadway by Michael Appler

More than a few A-list celebrities have been flocking to David Byrne's American Utopia, the Oscar-, Grammy- and Golden Globe-winning songwriter told Seth Meyers on January 6. Amy Schumer, Je…

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Jerry Seinfeld Gave David Byrne a Note for American Utopia—and He Took It by Ruthie Fierberg

Find out what the comedian told the Talking Heads frontman to improve his Broadway show.

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VIDEO: David Byrne Had Jerry Seinfeld Improve a Joke in AMERICAN UTOPIA

David Byrne stopped by Late Night with Seth Meyers on Monday night to talk about his show American Utopia. He shares with Meyers the surprises that have come with performing on Broadway and…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - January 6th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tops Musical Growth Following New Year's Performance!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (7.23%), West Side Story (6.04%), Beetlejuice (3.97%), The Lightning Thief (2.28%) and Hadestown (2.04%). The top …

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Sunday, January 5, 2020


David Byrne was featured on this morning's episode of CBS Sunday Morning. His Broadway show American Utopia was just one of many topics the performer covered.

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Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2019 in Review: Mr. and Ms. Broadway 2019 by JK

As you know (we hope), each month we honor two people each month by naming them Mr. Broadway and Ms. Broadway. Now that we are at the end of another year, it is time to name two individuals …

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Friday, December 27, 2019

‘West Side Story’ Revival, Michael Jackson & Bob Dylan Musicals Among Broadway’s Most Anticipated Shows In 2020 by Greg Evans

Broadway’s 2019 was one of lofty highs: the sumptuousness of Hadestown, the twin shocks of Oklahoma! and Slave Play, the marvelous risk-taking of What The Constitution Means To Me and Gary…

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Monday, December 23, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 23rd - CHICAGO & A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Chicago (4.57%), West Side Story (2.65%), Jagged Little Pill (2.46%), Beetlejuice (1.64%) and Ain't Too Proud (1.26%). The top growing current …

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Monday, December 16, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 16th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Tops Growth!

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (12.51%), Beetlejuice (2.16%), Ain't Too Proud (1.60%), Frozen (1.40%) and Oklahoma! (1.07%). The top growing curr…

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Plays Soar, Musicals Slump At Broadway Box Office—And The Temptations Break Record by Lee Seymour

Harry Connick Jr. also had a great return to form with his tribute show, and David Bryne's 'American Utopia' had its best week to date.

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American Utopia's Tendayi Kuumba and Chris Giarmo on Getting Comfortable on Broadway by Diep Tran

Chris Giarmo and Tendayi Kuumba perform with David Byrne in "American Utopia" (Photo: Matthew Murphy) Tendayi Kuumba and Chris Giarmo never thought they would be on Broadway. They’re cur…

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INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - December 9th - JAGGED LITTLE PILL & SLAVE PLAY Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (12.51%), Beetlejuice (2.16%), Ain't Too Proud (1.60%), Frozen (1.40%) and Oklahoma! (1.07%). The top growing curr…

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Tendayi Kuumba and Chris Giarmo stop by HQ to chat about David Byrne's American Utopia and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Sunday, December 1, 2019

David Byrne Breaks the Broadway Rules With American Utopia by Noah Mutterperl

Broadway’s Hudson Theatre may be a stop on his international tour, but as the only venue of its kind on the list, you won’t see the Talking Heads frontman like this anywhere else.

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Wednesday, November 27, 2019

The Bloody, Bloody Bold Career of Beetlejuice and Moulin Rouge! Director Alex Timbers by Lindsey Sullivan

Alex Timbers is a man in demand. He has had a hand in three currently running (and wildly different) Broadway shows: Moulin Rouge! Beetlejuice, both of which he directed and American Uto…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek: Alex Timbers by

Director Alex Timbers discusses American Utopia, Beetlejuice, Moulin Rouge! and more.

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A Christmas Carol ***, David Byrne’s American Utopia **** by Barry Gordin

By: David Sheward November 26, 2019: The holiday cheer begins at the Lyceum Theater before the latest incarnation of Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol even commences. The holiday ou…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

David Byrne's American Utopia Adds Three Performances to Broadway Run by Andy Lefkowitz

There are now three more chances to see David Byrne's new Broadway concert American Utopia. The production has announced the addition of performances on December 30 at 8:00pm, February 4 at…

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‘American Utopia’ adds three more performances on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

“David Byrne’s American Utopia” has added three new performances to its schedule. The show will now play Dec. 30 at 8 p.m., Feb. 4. at 8 p.m. and Feb. 11 at 8 p.m.  “American Utopia…

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David Byrne's AMERICAN UTOPIA Adds Three Performances on Broadway

The critically acclaimed David Byrne's American Utopia has added three performances on Monday, December 30 at 8pm, Tuesday, February 4 at 8pm and Tuesday, February 11 at 8pm. The show opened…

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David Byrne's American Utopia Adds Three Performances to Broadway Run

The concert is running through Sunday, February 16, at the Hudson Theatre.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

INDUSTRY: Social Insight Report - November 25th - AIN'T TOO PROUD And A CHRISTMAS CAROL Top Growth

The top growing current Broadway musicals were Jagged Little Pill (24.28%), Tina: The Tina Turner Musical (8.10%), Beetlejuice (2.64%), Freestyle Love Supreme (2.20%) and Hadestown…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

VIDEO: David Byrne Teaches Jimmy Fallon a Dance from AMERICAN UTOPIA on THE TONIGHT SHOW

David Byrne makes his Tonight Show entrance on a bike before teasing what to expect from his Broadway show, David Byrnes' American Utopia.

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Win a Chance to Meet David Byrne at AMERICAN UTOPIA

Once in awhile, various things one has been working on for years have an opportunity to converge, separate strands meet, and it all falls into place. As if they'd always been meant to come t…

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David Byrne & the Cast of American Utopia Offer Up a Lively Performance on The Tonight Show by

American Utopia is a Broadway sensation. The new theatrical performance piece based on David Byrne's album has been playing to excited crowds nightly since performances began last month at …

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Watch the Cast of David Byrne’s American Utopia Perform ‘Road to Nowhere’ by Dan Meyer

The Talking Heads frontman also taught Jimmy Fallon a few Broadway dance moves.

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On last night's episode of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, David Byrne gives a special performance of 'Road to Nowhere' with the cast of the Broadway musical David Byrne's American U…

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Building David Byrne’s ‘Utopia,’ One Gray Suit at a Time by Darryn King

Bare feet, bare stage, roving musicians — and yes, those suits. Here’s what goes into every performance of the stylish Broadway concert “American Utopia.”

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