The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending July 8, 2018.
The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League
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Special Amazon Prime Day Post y’all!
Amazon Prime Day is one of the biggest online shopping days . . . well, phenomenons really . . . that happens all year! There are deals, deals, deals and if you want to get some early holiday shopping done TODAY is the day to do it!
There are tons of fun products on Amazon that appeal to Writers, Producers, Actors and other theatre professionals, but we’ve selected our top 10 favorite Broadway gift ideas for you.
For theatre students, Broadway fans, and board game enthusiasts. . .
Be A Broadway Star is the popular Broadway board game that puts YOU in the spotlight! It’s like The Game of Life but Broadway-themed. Through interactive “Make or Break” cards and Audition Card challenges, you’ll compete to make it all the way to the Broadway Hall of Fame.
New for 2018: The brand new Expansion Pack features cards from Broadway’s latest hits including Frozen, Mean Girls, Harry Potter & The Cursed Child and Once On This Island.
If you’re looking for something practical. . .
My Broadway Binder is the best way to organize and protect your Broadway playbills in style. With a 3.5” spine, this Broadway playbill binder holds up to 25 show programs when sheets are inserted (sold separately). Cherish your Broadway memories for years to come with this nifty binder!
If you’re looking to solve a puzzle. . .
…with your favorite Broadway stars, check out Broadway’s Brightest Stars Puzzle! This 1,000 piece jigsaw puzzle features 20 showbiz celebrities famous for their work in shows like Hamilton, Wicked, Dear Evan Hansen and more. Hand Painted by watercolor artist Lacey Hennessey, this puzzle is the perfect gift for Broadway musical theatre buffs and puzzle fanatics alike!
For the teen or fashionista in your life. . .
Broadway Nail Art is the fashion-forward way to show off your love for Broadway! Each pack includes 30 nail decals that can be applied in just 20-30 seconds per nail. These sticker tattoos include theater icons like a Tony Award, a Ticket Stub, a Broadway sign and more. The decals come in 3 different sizes, all included on 1 sheet. Give yourself or a fellow Broadway fan a Broadway star-quality polish!
If you want to boast about your Broadway memories. . .
This Playbill Frame lets you hang your playbill and ticket stub for the world to see! The mat with insert holds one 5.5 x 8.5-inch Playbill and one ticket stub for easy mounting. Manufactured in Satin Black eco-friendly molding with full strength glass, this frame ensures that your memories last in tip-top shape.
If you want a Broadway book to add to your Summer Reading List. . .
How ’bout mine? In “How to Succeed in the Arts. . . or in Anything,” I share the directions that took me years to gather, but the directions that are without a doubt responsible for getting me where I am today. And I know that they can do the same for you. If you’re imagined being a Producer or a Writer…an Actor or a Director. .. or a real estate investor, hedge fund dude, or anything really. . . you can do it with this book.
If you want to study up on your musical theatre history. . .
…try acing the nearly 80 quizzes in The Broadway Musical Quiz Book! This book covers everything from the careers of major Broadway stars, songwriters, directors, and producers, ranging from Ethel Merman to Stephen Sondheim. It also features thematic quizzes such as musicals set in France, adaptations from literature, jukebox musicals, and more. With over 7,000 shows mentioned and over 1,200 questions, The Broadway Musical Quiz Book is something for everyone who loves Broadway musicals!
If you need some terrific tunes for your summer playlist. . .
. . . look no further than the cast recording of the 2018 Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival – Once On This Island. You’ll want to play this Ahrens & Flaherty score on repeat, especially once you hear the voices of Tony Award winner Lea Salonga, Glee’s Alex Newell, Tony nominee Hailey Kilgore, and the entire company on this new Broadway cast recording. Stream or purchase the album – either way, you’ll be hooked. I certainly am 😉
For the Diva (ahem..actor) in your life . . .
Send ‘em the hilarious (and stylish) “This Better Not Be My Costume” t-shirt! All actors want to look great in and out of the spotlight and now they can. Available in a variety of cool colors and sizes, your actor friends will love showing off their love of Broadway like a fashionista!
For the future Pulitzer Prize Winners . . .
Celebrate the writer in your life with this witty “If I Write, I Can’t Be Wrong” t-shirt! Playwrights deserve to show their passion with pride, too. Available in various colors and sizes, writers really can’t go wrong with this special tee.
Happy Prime Day, everyone!