Grosses Up for Week Ending June 17!

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In the week folowing the Tony Awards telecast, grosses are up! The night’s biggest winner, Once, scored big at the box office, working its way well into the top ten. The production grossed $955,362, its best showing since performances began in February. Newises also had a stellar week. The show broke the box […]

Grosses keep steady for the week ending June 10, 2012

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This year’s most Tony Award nominated productions saw a slight bump in ticket sales in the week leading up to the ceremony. The acclaimed musical Once, which was nominated for 11 Tony Awards and won a total of eight, including Best Musical Direction, Best Lead Actor in a Musical and high honors for Best […]

Once, Clybourne Park, Audra McDonald Win 2012 Tony Awards

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Once, not surprisingly, won big last night, raking in a total of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical Direction, Best Lead Actor in a Musical and high honors for Best Musical overall. Though Clybourne Park took home the coveted award for Best Play, Peter and the Starcatcher ranked second, winning five awards including […]

Book of Mormon to Open Tony Awards

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Last yea’s winner of Best Musical and Broadway’s hottest ticket, The Book of Mormon, will perform live at the 2012 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10th. The 66th Annual Tony Awards will reportedly feature more performances than ever before. The Book of Mormon is set to open the Tony Awards with its opening […]

Broadway Earns $11.2 Billion for New York City During 2010-2011 Season

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The Broadway League has just released the 2010-2011 Broadway’s Economic Contribution to New York City report—the eight biennial report in the series. The report measures the full economic impact of spending by Broadway production companies, theatre operators and those visitors drawn to New York City by Broadway. According to the report, Broadway as […]

The Tony Awards to Feature the First Live Broadway Performance from Sea

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Royal Caribbean International will partner with the Tony Awards to include a live broadcast from the middle of the Caribbean Seas, where the line’s Oasis of the Seas’ cast of Hairspray will perform a number in the ships Opal Theater as part of the Tony Awards program. The cruise line, which as been […]

Grosses drop week ending 6-3-12

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Overall, Broadway grosses were $24.2 million for the week ending 6-3-12, as opposed to $26.6 million the week before. While many shows saw a drop in their weekly grosses, Wicked was able to hold relatively steady and remain on top, grossing $1,802,133. Usual contenders The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Evita and […]

Tony Award Performers Announced!

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There is less than a week to go before the big night and, finally, we have a complete list of Tony Award performances! The 2012 Tony Awards will feature more performances than ever before! Neil Patrick Harris returns to host the 66th Annual Tony Awards, which will be broadcast on Sunday, June 10th live […]

Broadway Season Sales reach all-time High at over $1B

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Broadway’s season statistics are in and things look great. The 2011-2012 season, which began May 30, 2011 and ended May 27, yielded $1,139,311,457 in grosses, up 5.4% from last season. ”The variety of shows currently on Broadway succeeds in providing something for everyone, so we’re not surprised that this is the highest grossing […]

Grosses are up for the week ending 5-27-12

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Grosses are up! The unofficial start of summer is here, the Tony Awards are near and the week ending 5-27-12 shows healthy box office results. Death of a Salesman broke the house record at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for the seventh time, grossing more than $1 million in only seven performances. The Book […]