Tuesday, September 5, 2017

After Racial Controversy, Broadway's 'Great Comet' Closes On A High Note by Lee Seymour

Labor Day boosted grosses across the board, but the coming season will be tough for shows that don't have 'Frozen' or 'Harry Potter' in their titles.

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Denzel Washington To Brighten Broadway As Many Shows Close by Lee Seymour

One of Broadway's most bankable names won't save the four shows closing this month - or the others soon to follow.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Bill Murray Boosts 'Groundhog Day' Box Office With A Double Visit by Lee Seymour

'The Great Comet' also saw a boost in sales after a racially-charged casting debacle torpedoed its future.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Despite 'Comet' Controversy, Broadway Box Office Breaks Record by Lee Seymour

Panic! At The Disco's singer closed his Broadway debut on a high note as 'Hamilton' stayed on top.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

Guillermo del Toro Partners With Patrón For Artisan Tequila by Lee Seymour

The Oscar-nominated director lends his signature style to a spooky limited edition.

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What Broadway Can Learn From 'The Great Comet' Debacle by Lee Seymour

A major casting dispute was neither a racial nor a financial issue - it was both.

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Monday, July 31, 2017

Broadway Box Office Up Amid Racial Tensions by Lee Seymour

The Great White Way roiled with controversy over the weekend.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lifetime Renews Partnership With Broadway Across America For Miniseries by Lee Seymour

The show will give viewers a backstage pass to some of Broadway's biggest properties, including Sara Bareilles's hit 'Waitress'.

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Monday, July 17, 2017

Bette Midler Returns To Broadway, Box Office Explodes by Lee Seymour

Josh Groban's absence was still felt, though not as painfully as many expected.

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Tony Winner 'Dear Evan Hansen' Is First To Turn Profit by Lee Seymour

The Tony-winning musical has already broken multiple box office records and charted on the Billboard 200.

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Josh Groban Exits Broadway As 'Dear Evan Hansen' Breaks Records by Lee Seymour

'Hello, Dolly! slid further as Bette Midler stayed on vacation for another week.

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Bette Midler's Absence Wallops Broadway Box Office by Lee Seymour

Josh Groban also played his final week in 'The Great Comet', setting the stage for another big drop.

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Monday, June 26, 2017

After Surprise Extension, 'Indecent' Lights Up Broadway Box Office by Lee Seymour

Josh Groban and Brendon Urie also cleaned up at the box office.

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As Harry Potter Turns 20, The Franchise Still Has The Magic Touch by Lee Seymour

The boy who lived continues to thrive, two decades after he changed the entertainment world forever.

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Monday, June 19, 2017

Tony Awards Shape Fates Of Winners And Losers by Lee Seymour

The annual summer slaughter is already underway in Manhattan's theater district.

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Bruce Springsteen Is Latest Musician To Bank On Broadway by Lee Seymour

The Great White Way is in the middle of a pop star renaissance, with Sara Bareilles, Josh Groban, and Brendan Urie making their debuts together.

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Sans Tony, 'War Paint' Asks Tough Questions On Feminism, Capitalism by Lee Seymour

The Broadway musical charts the rise and fall of America's first female billionaires.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The Most Interesting Man In The World Switches To Tequila by Lee Seymour

Jonathan Goldsmith moves from Dos Equis to Astral.

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Tony Awards 2017: The Real Winners And Losers by Lee Seymour

While 'Dear Evan Hansen' won big, other trends revealed themselves - not all so glam.

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Tony Awards 2017: The Complete Winners List (Updated Live) by Lee Seymour

Broadway's biggest night is underway.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

2017 Tony Award Predictions: Who Will Win? by Lee Seymour

The industry's biggest night approaches...

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Monday, June 5, 2017

'A Doll's House, Part 2' Extends On Broadway In Advance Of Tony Awards by Lee Seymour

Lucas Hnath's new play is becoming a David to challenge the Goliath that is 'Oslo'.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

New Plays Battle On Broadway - No Movie Stars, No Mercy by Lee Seymour

'Oslo' and 'A Doll's House, Part 2' are getting ready to rumble...

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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Sara Bareilles, 'Hamilton' Anchor Broadway Box Office As Tony Awards Loom by Lee Seymour

'Hamilton' and Disney's two shows accounted for a full 20% of the entire industry's revenue last week.

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'Hamilton' Leads Broadway's Highest Grossing Season Ever by Lee Seymour

Attendance for Broadway also eclipsed that of all ten New York and New Jersey sports teams combined.

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Monday, May 15, 2017

Tony Nominations Boost Box Office For Kevin Kline, Josh Groban by Lee Seymour

'Groundhog Day' was happy too. Ditto Sara Bareilles.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'School Of Rock' Rocks: Broadway Musical Recoups Investment by Lee Seymour

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber scores another hit for his billion dollar musical empire.

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Monday, May 8, 2017

'Amélie' Is First To Close After Tony Nominations Shake Broadway Box Office by Lee Seymour

The "Tony bump" is a real thing - but how significant is it?

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Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tony Awards 2017: Nominations, Snubs, And Surprises by Lee Seymour

'Dear Evan Hansen' and 'Hello, Dolly!' got a bunch of nods, but were eclipsed by Josh Groban.

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Monday, May 1, 2017

Tony Hopefuls Duke It Out As Broadway Box Office Slides by Lee Seymour

With Tony Awards on the horizon, the biz box office gets anxious as the weather warms.

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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Predicting The 2017 Tony Awards: Nominations by Lee Seymour

Betting odds on a Broadway season bursting with great shows (and many not-so-great ones).

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