Is ‘On the Town’ Already in Financial Trouble a Month Before Opening?

Is ‘On the Town’ Already in Financial Trouble a Month Before Opening?

The recent radical step taken by producers of the upcoming fall revival of On The Town seems to suggest to many that they may be in financial trouble. Howard and Janet Kagan released a statement saying that they created a website so readers can learn about the show and ...

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How to Invest in Broadway Musicals

How to Invest in Broadway Musicals

When you share the town with the investment capital of the world, all that financial acumen can't help but eye the investment opportunity inherent in Broadway. Wicked has grossed billions in ticket sales between New York, International shows and touring companies over t ...

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12 Essential Books About the History of Theatre

12 Essential Books About the History of Theatre

So if you love the theatre as I do, chances are you want to spend at least some of your free time delving into the history of the art. There are so many references and resources when it comes to Broadway and Off-Broadway productions that its hard to narrow them down. Tr ...

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Which Book of Mormon Songs are Parodies of Broadway Classics?

Which Book of Mormon Songs are Parodies of Broadway Classics?

The Book of Mormon's cast recording album was almost as big a hit as the musical itself when it was released in May 2011. It became iTunes fastest-selling Broadway cast album on its release and vaulted to number 3 on the Billboard charts after its Tony wins the followin ...

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What Did Broadway’s Book of Mormon Get Wrong

What Did Broadway’s Book of Mormon Get Wrong

By anyone's estimation, The Trey Parker and Matt Stone creation, The Book of Mormon, has morphed into a theatrical sensation. It has received heavy acclaim for its comedic take on the Mormon missionary experience. Those outside of the Mormon faith could be left wonderin ...

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Bootlegs of Full Broadway Shows Available on YouTube, Tumblr

Bootlegs of Full Broadway Shows Available on YouTube, Tumblr

I know you've seen those FBI warnings that run on the front end of DVDs, warning of the dire consequences of recording and distributing a movie. Have you ever seen one of those go up on a Broadway stage just before the curtains part? Of course not, but there is always a ...

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Exploring $30 Tickets of HIPTIX & MTC’s 30 Under 30

Exploring $30 Tickets of HIPTIX & MTC’s 30 Under 30

Nurturing the love of theatre in the next generation of theatre goers should be high on the priority list of theatres across the Great White Way. If you aren't pumping new blood into seats, your audience will ultimately shrink and vanish with the times. The essential pr ...

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Are Broadway Previews Worth Skipping Opening Night?

Are Broadway Previews Worth Skipping Opening Night?

Its a bit redundant to describe a Broadway preview performance as one that rolls out before the show's official opening. That should be common knowledge. But the better question is, does a preview performance deliver the same caliber of performance as those post-opening ...

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Why is Russell Crowe so Reviled in ‘Les Miserables’?

Why is Russell Crowe so Reviled in ‘Les Miserables’?

Oscar winner Russell Crowe is generally revered by most as a highly talented actor having starred in award winning films such as Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind and Cinderella Man. However, his performance in the smash hit film adaptation of Broadway's Les Miserables seems ...

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Profiling the Best College Theatre Programs

Profiling the Best College Theatre Programs

There are certainly no shortage of theatre programs both nationally and internationally, but there are a few that standout amongst the rest. Below is a list compiled of some of the greatest theatre programs and what each has to offer. California Institute of Arts ...

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