Chaplin Sets Closing Date

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The new Broadway bio-musical, Chaplin sets its closing date. After struggling at the box office for weeks the musical, starring Rob McClure and featuring direction by Warren Carlyle, will close on January 6, 2012. The production will have played 24 preview and 136 regular performances. “We are so disappointed to close this show,” said […]

Release Date Set for Cast Album of Chaplin, Starring Rob McClure

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Masterworks Broadway will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the new musical Chaplin.  Produced by Grammy-winner David Lai, the album will available via digital download on December 4, 2012 with the CD following on January 8, 2013.   The Original Cast Recording of Chaplin will also be available for purchase in the Barrymore Theatre. Producers of Chaplin recently announced a […]

New Musical Chaplin to Launch National Tour Fall 2014

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The producers of the new Broadway musical Chaplin have announced that AWA Partners is putting together a US national tour that will launch in the fall of 2014, with plans for an international world tour to follow. Chaplin, a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book […]

A Happy Thanksgiving for all- Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending Nov. 25

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Wicked has plenty to be thankful for, as the show  benefitted from the holiday boost. The production broke the record for the highest grossing 8 performance week in Broadway history, grossing more than $2.2 million. In all, 12 shows made it into the millionaire club, including holiday favorites Annie and A Christmas Story. […]

Grosses Rise as Holiday Season Approaches- Week Ending Nov. 18, 2012

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Broadway is gearing up for the big holiday season and family friendly productions are reaping the benefits, especially the long-time favorite Annie at the Palace Theatre. The production had its most profitable week to date, grossing $883,946 and playing to a capacity of 72.89%. The Book of Mormon, however, came out on top, […]

Broadway Grosses Hit By Another Storm for the Week Ending Nov. 11, 2012

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Broadway Grosses Still Recovering from Hurricane Sandy Four shows in the Millionaire Club for the week ending November 11, 2012, as Broadway continues to suffer in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy and as yet another storm hit New York. The Book of Mormon is in the top spot once again and, aside from Glengarry […]

Hurricane Sandy Hits Hard- Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending November 4

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Hurricane Sandy hit hard the week ending November 4. All Broadway productions were forced to cancel at least one scheduled performance, as New York City transportation systems shut down and power dropped in and around the area. The Book of Mormon, Wicked and The Lion King all managed to bring in more than […]

Grosses are down for the week ending October 28, 2012

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Grosses are down about $2 million for the week ending October 28, 2012. Revenue per seat is fell about $10 and total attendance is dropped 13,440 people, however not every show experienced the decline. Glengarry Glen Ross made its way well into the Millionaire Club, grossing more than $1 million, even though the show […]

All Broadway Shows Back- Performances Resume November 1

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As of Thursday, November 1st, all Broadway shows are back up and running and all regular schedules have been resumed in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League, stated, “The show must go on, and Broadway shows are doing just that. As of [November 1st], all […]

Tony Committee Makes Eligibility Rulings on Bring It On, Chaplin & Others

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The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the first time of the season to decide the eligibility of four Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards. The four productions discussed include: Harvey; Bring It On: The Musical; Chaplin and An Enemy of the People. The committee has made the following determinations: Jessica Hecht and Charles […]