Thursday, May 23, 2019

Shubert Organization Suffers Data Breach by Marc Hershberg

Someone snuck into the Shubert Organization.

Linked From Forbes at 09:30PM

Broadway Museum in the Works by Marc Hershberg

Instead of spending a night at the theater, Broadway buffs might soon choose to spend a night at the museum.

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Monday, May 20, 2019

How Broadway's 'Constitution' Is Making Showbiz History by Lee Seymour

Heidi Schreck's Tony-nominated production winning hearts and wallets alike in the race for Best Play at the Tony Awards.

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Sunday, May 19, 2019

Rammstein Get Political, Perverse On Comeback Album by Lee Seymour

The Teutonic metal icons are back for (maybe) their last hurrah - and they're looking for more than a ghoulish good time.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019

"Over the Rainbow" Composer Seeks Pot of Gold from Apple by Marc Hershberg

More people want to take a bite out of Apple.

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Monday, May 13, 2019

Morrissey Follows Springsteen To Broadway Box Office Lucre by Lee Seymour

The multi-platinum recording artist had a boffo Broadway bow, kicking off a series of residencies from artists not usually seen on the Rialto.

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Monday, May 6, 2019

For All But A Few Tony Nominees, Broadway Box Office Plummets by Lee Seymour

Best Musical nominees 'Hadestown' and 'Tootsie' had great weeks - almost everyone else took a sizable hit.

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019

2019 Tony Awards: Nominations Expose Rifts In Showbiz by Lee Seymour

Surprising snubs and unexpected nominations highlight an industry in contentious conversation with itself.

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Tuesday, April 30, 2019

2019 Tony Nominations: 'Hadestown,' Temptations On Top (Complete List) by Lee Seymour

'Hadestown' and 'Ain't Too Proud' led the way for musicals, but megahit 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was shut out.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

'Hadestown,' 'Mockingbird' Are Hottest Broadway Tickets Pre-Tonys by Lee Seymour

Adam Driver and Bryan Cranston are also selling seats like hotcakes. It's good to be bad (guys).

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Friday, April 26, 2019

2019 Tony Awards: Nominations Predictions by Lee Seymour

A season full of misfires and "meh" productions means a more exciting, unpredictable awards race.

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'Mockingbird,' Temptations Snubbed In Lead-Up To Tony Awards by Lee Seymour

Broadway's equivalent of the Golden Globes lauded productions far from the Rialto's rhinestones.

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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Roth Sells Stake in Marquis Theatre by Marc Hershberg

The Marquis Theatre will soon have some new names on its ownership marquee.

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Monday, April 22, 2019

Broadway's Easter Bonanza Is Least Exciting In Three Years by Lee Seymour

While 'Hadestown' and Adam Driver are earning raves, there isn't a white-hot leader of the pack among new shows at the box office.

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Meet Eva Price, Broadway's Powerhouse Entrepreneur by Lee Seymour

With two huge new shows under her watch, the Tony winner is blazing a path through a notoriously difficult industry.

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Sunday, April 14, 2019

'The Tonight Show' to Become 'The Cher Show' As Late-Night T.V. Opens Up to Marketers by Marc Hershberg

NBC is turning one of its crown jewels into a commercial.

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Friday, April 12, 2019

New Star Wars Trailer Signals Creative Bankruptcy For Franchise by Lee Seymour

"The Rise of Skywalker" looks more like a nostalgic remix than a proper new Star Wars film.

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Broadway Box Office Slows As Tony Contenders Brace For Battle by Lee Seymour

Every show in the 2018-2019 season has now begun performances. What can the box office tell us about their chances at the Tonys?

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Sunday, April 7, 2019

'Sleepless in Seattle' Musical to Skip 'The City That Never Sleeps' by Marc Hershberg

The producers of 'Sleepless' must not be getting much sleep.

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Friday, April 5, 2019

Broadway's Viral Hit 'Be More Chill' Searches For Its Authenticity by Lee Seymour

Fans love it, but Broadway's buzziest show is looking to expand its appeal as the Tony Awards approach.

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

'Kinky Boots' to Keep on Kicking in Court by Marc Hershberg

Although Kinky Boots shuts on Sunday, the drama will continue in court.

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Friday, March 29, 2019

Rammstein Undermines Return With Promo Featuring Holocaust Imagery by Lee Seymour

The Teutonic titans of metal are back with an important message - if only they could get their foot out of their mouth...

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Thursday, March 28, 2019

As 'Beetlejuice' Begins to Haunt Broadway, Warner Bros. Faces Intense Scrutiny by Marc Hershberg

As Warner Bros. tries again to hit the jackpot on Broadway with a $21 million musical adaptation of Beetlejuice, the future of its theatre arm remains uncertain.

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Broadway's Awards Season Battle Royale Has Begun by Lee Seymour

New plays made a strong showing across the board, while 'Be More Chill' overcame split reviews.

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Thursday, March 14, 2019

'Aladdin' Advertisement Sparks Controversy by Marc Hershberg

Consumer protection advocates fear that the folks featured in a new Aladdin commercial might not be friends like me.

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Hugh Jackman Returns To Broadway In 'The Music Man' by Lee Seymour

One of the industry's most bankable stars is coming full circle with the 2020 production.

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Artistic Careers Are Tough; This Startup Is Aiming To Change That by Lee Seymour

The Institute of Financial Wellness for the Arts plans to be a one-stop shop for anyone making a living in the field.

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Sunday, March 10, 2019

Seth Rudetsky is Broadway's Secret Star-maker by Marc Hershberg

One of the top folks responsible for putting Broadway performers in plum roles is not a casting director.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Broadway Box Office Plummets As New Shows Scramble For Purchase by Lee Seymour

'King Lear' and 'Ain't Too Proud' both had solid starts amid the winter doldrums.

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Andrea Martin Injured, Departs Broadway's 'Gary' On Eve Of First Performance by Lee Seymour

Kristine Nielsen will take over for Martin, who broke several ribs during rehearsals.

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Thursday, February 28, 2019

Springtime for 'Hamilton' As Hit Show Heads to Hamburg by Marc Hershberg

'Hamilton' might be heading to Hamburg.

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