Shirley Herz, the storied Broadway press agent, died of complications from a stroke Aug. 11 in New York. She was 87. Herz, who suffered the stroke July 18, repped close to 100 Broadway productions…
The Broadway League
Not many things can unite Broadway and non-profit theaters with major league sports and mega-churches. But they're all part of the posse that has banded together for "Pardon the Interruption," a…
It's become a formula for Broadway success: Pick a well-known play, cast a star, limit the run to drive up demand and watch box office take off. But as Broadway's current crop of plays now achieve…
With the recent announcement by U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) of his intention to introduce the Stage Act of 2013, the legit industry may be one step closer to earning an IRS write-off.
Judging by numbers alone, the 2012-13 Broadway season was kind of a bummer. Sales and, even more notably, attendance were down. So why is the nation's network of road presenters so excited?
Broadway left its B.O. records unbroken in the 2012-13 season, logging drops both in cumulative gross and, more notably, in attendance. It's been a while since a Main Stem season didn't break a sales…
Spring sales on Broadway continued to bloom last week, with moderate rises at most shows punctuated by standout spikes including one at musical revival "Annie," coinciding with the addition of "Glee"…
With the selection of Broadway producer Jed Bernstein (pictured) as the next president of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, one of Gotham's major nonprofits looks poised to inject its…
Producers grumbling about the revenue lost from all those comp tickets they have to hand out to Tony voters can now take heart: Tony noms and awards seem to be exerting a stronger influence on the…
It didn't hurt to be a Tony nominee last week, when a general upward trend at the Broadway box office proved most likely to bring increases at those individual titles currently enjoying a spike in…
Every year at this time, there's usually a Broadway show that legiters say really needs a Tony — a worthy but underselling title for which an award looks like a potential box office savior. This…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
- ‘Fantastic Beasts,’ ‘Live By Night,’ ‘Allied’ Among Costume Design Oscar Contenders
- ‘Ultra Widescreen’ Version of Terrence Malick’s ‘Voyage of Time’ Set for Release (EXCLUSIVE)
- For Television, Golden Globes Voters Value ‘Kingmaker’ Role
- ‘Silence’: Will Academy Voters Embrace Martin Scorsese’s Passion Project?