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3 Things the theater can learn from the Oscars

Sometimes I wonder if NYC will ever declare Oscar Sunday a city-wide holiday.  I mean, the streets are already deserted, people are having dinner parties . . . all we need to do is suspend some parking rules and bingo – instant holiday. The Academy Awards are perhaps the biggest award show of any kind …

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End of Q3 Broadway Grosses report: Only 1 more to go.

I really can’t believe we’re about to enter our 4th and final Quarter of the year.  The year has flown by.  It seems like yesterday we were counting up the number of Tonys Book of Mormon was going to win, and we’re getting close to T-Time again soon. But how’s business? Here’s how the season …

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Who won the tix to Russian Transport at The New Group?

Ok, the consensus is . . . we need more Saturday Night Live actors on the Broadway! My favorite and the winner of the tickets to Russian Transport at The New Group is . . . Alan B. for his suggestion of Chevy Chase as J.B. Bigley in How To Succeed! What an awesome idea.  I …

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TEDx Broadway videos are live.

One month ago, almost to the day, several hundred passionate people converged on New World Stages for the first ever TEDxBroadway conference. It was a very exciting day, with great speakers from our industry like Jordan Roth, Greg Mosher, Randy Weiner, Damian Bazadona and many more.  And it also featured great speakers from outside our …

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The Sunday Giveaway: 2 Tickets to The Mountaintop

If we were playing Will It Recoup this fall, here’s a show I would have put my money on. Samuel Jackson, Angela Bassett . . . and the biggest star . . . Martin Luther King Jr! The Mountaintop only has about 5 weeks left it in its high grossing limited run on Broadway . …

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