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  • Broadway Box Office: Cold Snap Takes the Heat Out of Sales

    January chilled Broadway to the bone last week, with the annual post-holiday slump and the polar vortex joining forces to push the Rialto box office barometer down by a mammoth $11.5 million. To be sure, Main Stem sales always plummet in the wake of...
  • Disney Considering 'Frozen' for Broadway, Obviously

    A spokesman for Disney Theatrical Prods. has confirmed that Disney Animation's hit "Frozen" is in early development for the stage, following a Fortune interview in which Bob Iger said the studio was in discussions about it. It'd be more surprising if...
  • "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Broward Center

    "The Wizard of Oz" comes to Broward Center
    It takes a lot to give a new take on a classic such as “The Wizard of Oz.” When the stage musical comes to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts Jan 7-19, with the well-known Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg score, the show will boast...
  • Kristin Chenoweth to headline Goodman Theatre gala

    Kristin Chenoweth to headline Goodman Theatre gala
    Goodman Theatre has landed one of Broadway’s biggest names for its “A Dream Evening” gala. Kristin Chenoweth (“Glee”) is set to perform at the benefit for Goodman Theatre’s education and community engagement...
  • Broadway Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz brings cabaret to Orlando

     Broadway Tony-winner Norbert Leo Butz brings cabaret to Orlando
    For actor Norbert Leo Butz, his solo cabaret show is a chance to challenge himself. For Central Floridians, it's a rare opportunity to see a two-time Tony winner in their own backyard. Butz, the original leading man in Broadway smash "Wicked," will...
  • Tourists Take Broadway: Out-of-Towners Bought Two-Thirds of All 2012-13 Tickets

    Tourist biz, an increasingly dominant force on Broadway in recent years, hit a high-water mark last season, with out-of-town visitors accounting for a whopping 66% of all ticket sales during the 2012-13 sesh. International tourism in particular hit...
  • Tupac Shakur musical set to open on Broadway in June

    Tupac Shakur musical set to open on Broadway in June
    A new musical inspired by the rap songs of the late Tupac Shakur is heading to Broadway. "Holler If Ya Hear Me" is scheduled to open at the Palace Theatre in New York on June 19, with preview performances set to begin on May 26. "Holler" isn't a...
  • Two Broadway Publicists Hang Out Shingles as Hartman Group Closes

    A pair of Broadway press agents at PR firm the Hartman Group, long one of the two big dogs in the small world of Broadway praiseries, are striking out on their own as the Hartman Group closes up shop this week. Leslie Baden Papa has hung out the new...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'The Lion King' Snatches the 2013 Crown from 'Wicked'

    In the midst of their ongoing tussle for the number one slot in Broadway's weekly Top 10, sixteen-year-old musical "The Lion King" has taken the title of top earner of the year, wrestling it away from longtime pack leader "Wicked." Riding a remarkable...
  • Broadway Box Office: 'Wicked' Breaks the $3 Million Barrier in Record-Breaking Christmas Week

    This year after Christmas, the floor wasn't just strewn with torn wrapping paper -- it was littered with the remains of broken Broadway records in a B.O.-busting holiday frame. "Wicked" ($3,201,333 for nine perfs) became the first show ever to top $3...
  • Scores injured, at least 5 seriously, in London theater collapse

    Scores injured, at least 5 seriously, in London theater collapse
    LONDON – Dozens of people were injured, at least five of them seriously, when the ceiling or part of the balcony collapsed at a theater in London’s West End during the busy holiday season. The incident occurred about 8:15 p.m., less than an...
  • Broadway Play 'Velocity of Autumn' Speeds into Crowded, Competitive Spring

    The final pieces of Broadway's spring puzzle are falling into place as one more play, "The Velocity of Autumn," accelerates into the Booth Theater to start performances there in April. But the new two-hander starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella...