Broadway box offices took a major blow due to Hurricane Irene last week, with total grosses dropping 39 percent from the $20-million figure that shows earned the previous week, according to statistics provided by the Broadway League.
The sizeable drop is the result of Broadway shows being shuttered on their two most profitable days, Saturday Read More
Wicked, Broadway’s longtime top-grosser, celebrates the fifth anniversary of its opening tonight with a colorful commemoration: departing from their signature yellow, the mastheads of the show’s Playbills will be printed in green, according to Broadwayworld.com. A tribute to the famously verdant skin of Elphaba, Wicked’s witchy heroine, the revamped programs will be the first Read More
The Nederlander Organization is suing striking stagehands in a $35 million claim filed late Tuesday. The Nederlanders, whose theaters stage several of Broadway’s most popular current productions, claim that the stagehands’ strike is costing $17 million a day.
"Producers sued members of Local and its president James Claffey Jr. in Manhattan federal court Read More