Friday, August 23, 2019

Howard Sherman: Every time a stage door closes on Broadway, a new show opens by Howard Sherman

Much has been made of the closing of five Broadway shows in the past two weeks: Be More Chill, King Kong, Pretty

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Broadway Grosses: Audiences Catch The Cher Show, Pretty Woman & King Kong One Last Time by Lindsey Sullivan

It was a bittersweet week on Broadway as The Cher Show, Pretty Woman and King Kong all played final performances on August 18. Audiences packed into the Neil Simon, Nederlander and Broadway …

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Broadway Box Office Dips To $31M; ‘Betrayal’ Arrives As ‘Cher’, ‘Kong’ & ‘Pretty Woman’ Take Final Bows by Greg Evans

King Kong, Pretty Woman: The Musical and The Cher Show took their final bows on Broadway last week, all three bucking a late-summer downward box office trend with some last-chance ticket-buy…

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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Goodbye King Kong, The Cher Show, Mojada, Broadway Bounty Hunter, etc….Last Chance Tickets by New York Theater

Seven Broadway and Off-Broadway shows are closing today: King Kong, The Cher Show, Pretty Woman Mojada, Broadway Bounty Hunter, Puffs, and the way she spoke   Then closing August 24th: What…

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King Kong Musical Closes on Broadway August 18 by Adam Hetrick

The musical, featuring a 20-foot-high, 2,000-pound, puppeteer-operated gorilla as its star, opened last fall.

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Thursday, August 15, 2019

5 Debut Questions: King Kong's Lissa deGuzman by Angela Tricarico

Today we welcome King Kong ensemblist Lissa deGuzman to Broadway and learn about her journey to the Great White Way! L…

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Mary Beth Peil & More to Join Corey Stoll & Nadia Bowers in Macbeth at Classic Stage by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for Classic Stage Company's upcoming revival of Shakespeare's iconic tragedy Macbeth. The previously announced production, directed by CSC Artistic Director John Doyle, i…

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Sunday, August 11, 2019

BWW TV Exclusive: Gettin' Peggy Wit It - Peggy Roasts Broadway's Closing Shows

Morgan James and Ellyn Marie Marsh present 'Gettin Peggy Wit It'! Peggy came to Broadway to roast the soon-to-close shows, including Be More Chill, The Prom, Pretty Woman, The Cher Show, and…

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A Wave Of Closings On Broadway by Artsjournal

What’s unusual is that instead of hanging on until Labor Day to cash in on tourist dollars, five musicals are closing in the next two weekends: King Kong (which bumped up the losses signif…

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Friday, August 9, 2019

'No Room For The Modest Hit Anymore': Broadway Prepares For Summer Closings by Jeff Lunden

Broadway attendance is up — yet the $35 million production of King Kong is among the five shows cutting bait in the next two weekends, as musical theater undergoes a market correction.

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Thursday, August 8, 2019

Industry Editor Exclusive: Closing Time on Broadway

Of course, everyone has been freaking out about the amount of closings announced in recent months. From the acclaimed musical THE PROM to the cult show BE MORE CHILL to the big-budget musica…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

More Than An Ensemble, A Community by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady The company of Hadestown (photo by Matthew Murphy) …

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

King Kong Celebrates 300 Performances on Broadway by Marc J. Franklin

The mega-musical opened November 8 at the Broadway Theatre.

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Photo Coverage: KING KONG Celebrates 300th Performance on Broadway

The award-winning new musical King Kong played its 300th performance on Broadway on Wednesday, July 31 at the matinee. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below!

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Wednesday, July 31, 2019

See Christiani Pitts & the Cast of King Kong Celebrate 300 Performances on Broadway by

King Kong celebrated 300 Broadway performances on July 31. Stars Christiani Pitts, Eric William Morris and Erik Lochtefeld bowed with the amazing puppeteering team behind the larger-than-li…

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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Daniel J. Watts & More to Join Adrienne Warren in Tina—The Tina Turner Musical on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Additional casting has been announced for the Broadway transfer of the Olivier-nominated West End hit Tina—The Tina Turner Musical. The previously announced main-stem production will begin…

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Daniel J. Watts, Dawnn Lewis, Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, Myra Lucretia Taylor & More Join Adrienne Warren in TINA on Broadway

Additional casting has been announced for TINA a?" THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL on Broadway! Along with the previously announced Adrienne Warren in the title role, TINA will star Daniel J. Watts …

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Sunday, July 21, 2019

5 Debut Questions: King Kong's Elyse Niederee by Angela Tricarico

Elyse Niederee. This week, we welcome King Kong’s Elyse Niederee to the Main Stem and learn about her journey toward making her Bro…

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Friday, July 19, 2019

BroadwayRadio Special: Eddie Perfect, composer and lyricist, “Beetlejuice” by James Marino

James Marino speaks with Eddie Perfect about his first two Broadway shows, “Beetlejuice” and “King Kong.” Guest: Eddie Perfect, composer and lyricist, “Beetlejuice” Eddie Perfect…

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Harmonia Brings Broadway to China With KING KONG, TITANIC and More

Broadway producers have been expanding their interest in China as a potential marketplace for productions, according to Deadline.

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Thursday, July 18, 2019

Harmonia Bridges Broadway And China With Productions Of ‘King Kong,’ ‘Titanic’ And More by Dade Hayes

EXCLUSIVE: Just as Hollywood studios did a generation ago, Broadway producers are now actively investigating the potential of China as a newly maturing marketplace with vast revenue potentia…

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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

An Onslaught of Closing Notices by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady Next month, five new Broadway musicals will close. Most of them are musicals with large ensembles: The Prom…

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Monday, July 15, 2019

The Lambs Club Will Present New Monthly Series, COCKTAILS ON BROADWAY

Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian's flagship restaurant, The Lambs Club, has just announced the launch of COCKTAILS ON BROADWAY, presented by Grey Goose and six of the most notable musicals on Bro…

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Friday, July 12, 2019

Watch Be More Chill, Bat Out of Hell, King Kong’s cast mates at Bryant Park by New York Theater

The first of six weekly Broadway at Bryant Park concerts this summer featured surprise performances by the cast of “Bat Out of Hell,” a musical using Meat Loaf’s hits that will be perf…

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See the Casts of Be More Chill, King Kong, and More Perform at Broadway in Bryant Park by Nathan Skethway

The casts of the upcoming Bat Out of Hell musical and Off-Broadway’s long-running Stomp were also featured.

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Broadway Investors Hit with $100 Million in Losses with Wave of Summer Closings

Earlier this week, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune announced an early closing, joining a hefty list of shows that will be closing in the upcoming weeks. Many investors will not see r…

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Thursday, July 11, 2019


This week's Broadway In Bryan Park performances included Be More Chill, King Kong, Stomp, and Bat Out of Hell!

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BWW TV: BE MORE CHILL, BAT OUT OF HELL, KING KONG & STOMP Perform Today at Broadway in Bryant Park- Watch Live at 12:30!

Broadway in Bryant Park will return this summer for its 20th year! 106.7 LITE FM's popular series will bring the best of Broadway and Off-Broadway together for FREE performances, for six con…

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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Odds & Ends: Ethan Slater, Lena Hall, Eric William Morris to Lead Reefer Madness Workshop & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today.Ethan Slater, Lena Hall, Eric William Morris to Lead Reefer Madness WorkshopReefer Madness is inching its way back to the New Yo…

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