Grosses on the rise for the week ending July 29, 2012

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Wicked reclaims the top spot for the week ending July 29, 2012, putting an end to The Lion King’s reign as the highest grossing Broadway production by grossing $2,055,433. The Lion King, Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Evita, Once, Newises, The Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins join Wicked in the millionaire […]

Grosses up for the week ending July 15, 2012!

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Grosses are up about $1 million this week and there were 5,500 more people in the seats this week as well. Eight shows worked their way into the millionaire club by this week’s end. And The Lion King came in on top, grossing more than $2 million and playing to full houses. Grammy […]

Grosses down during the holiday week ending July 8, 2012

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The Lion King finds itself on top during the holiday week. The show saw ticket sales just shy of the $2 million mark. Wicked came in as a not so close second with $1,920,563 is grosses. Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Newsies and Once finish off the millionaire club. The Book of Mormon […]

Krysta Rodriguez of Broadway’s The Addams Family Joins Smash Cast; Leslie Odom Jr. Becomes Series Regular

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More casting news for the musical TV series “Smash.” Raza Jaffrey’s (Karen’s boyfriend, Dev) exit leaves room for a new roommate. Krysta Rodriguez will play that roommate. Rodriguez will play Ana, a full regular cast member in season two. She will play Karen’s (Katherine McPhee) “fun and spunky” new roomie. The character is […]

Grosses down for the week ending July 1, 2012

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Grosses are down again, $1,658,726.92 less than last week’s end. However, audiences continue to flock to Wicked. The show pulled in more than $2 million in ticket sales, firmly securing its place at the top. The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Spider-man, Evita, Newsies and Once complete the millionaire club. Jim Parsons […]

“Smash” Adds Rising Star Andy Mientus to Second Season

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Andy Mientus, last seen in the recent off Broadway production of Carrie, has signed on to play Kyle, an aspiring musical theater writer from Brooklyn, on the second season of “Smash.” Mientus is the final installment of the three additions to the “Smash” cast to be announced. He joins Jeremy Jordan of Disney’s […]

Grosses down, ticket prices up for the week ending June 24, 2012

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Grosses are down just a bit for the week ending June 24, 2012. Two weeks out and the big Tony Award winners continue to sellout. Both Newsies and Once break into the millionaire club this week end, along with five other production, which include all the usual suspects: Evita, The Book of Mormon, […]

Jennifer Hudson joining the cast of “Smash”

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Oscar Award winner Jennifer Hudson will join NBC’s musical series “Smash” in its upcoming second season. Hudson will appear in a multi-episode arc as Veronica Moore, a Tony-winning actress who affects the lives of budding Broadway performers Karen, played by Katherine McPhee, and Ivy, played by Megan Hilty. Hudson rose to stardom after […]

Newsies star Jeremy Jordan to Join cast of Smash

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Send to Kindle Newsies star Jeremy Jordan will join season two of NBC’s musical series “Smash,” according to TVLine.com. Jordan, a 2012 Tony Award nominee for his portrayal of Jack Kelly in the award winning Newsies will play a reportedly Danny, a very sexy (and straight), musically gifted Brooklyn-born singer with a self-destructive streak. Jordan’s […]

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 […]