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My Top 10 Broadway Moments in 2010

December 31, 2010 // 0 Comments

A guest blog by Ken Davenport It’s the time of year for the ol’ look back. What memorable moments have the last 12 months brought us that could help define the next 12 months? Here are my top 10 Broadway moments for 2010 . . . in no particular order. 1. It’s a bird, it’s a plane! No, it’s actually a performance of Spiderman! [...]

Hurry Up and See Some Shows…Closing Soon on Broadway…

December 4, 2010 // 0 Comments

January usually marks the ending of many a Broadway show, but this season has more than the usual number of closings. Some have celebrated long runs but a few literally just opened; either way, if you were hoping to catch any of these, get moving! The Scottsboro Boys Closes Dec 12 Get Tickets Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Closes Jan 2 Get Tickets Fela! [...]

Closings, castings, previews and the chance to become a producer

September 17, 2010 // 2 Comments

There’s been lots of news this last week. Here are the big items: Closing Soon West Side Story and Promises, Promises have just announced that they will close on Broadway on January 2, after playing 748 and 291 performances, respectively. West Side Story has had quite the run – an admirable revival that played to positive reviews and celebrated [...]

Opening, Closing, Cast Changes and Albums: A Summer News Roundup

August 1, 2010 // 3 Comments

Summers are generally fairly slow on Broadway, with many recovering or reveling in the Tony Award results, hot weather and summer tourists; there’s still plenty going on, but not much in the way of news. There have been a couple exciting announcements, which are well worth sharing (thus this entry). If you want to get more frequent updates, follow us [...]

Post-Tony Broadway News Recap

June 29, 2010 // 3 Comments

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A Preview of the 2010 Tony Awards

June 13, 2010 // 4 Comments

Tune into our LIVE coverage right now! The Tony Awards are the only awards ceremony to be telecast nationally, which converts to free publicity for the out-of-town audience that makes up the bulk of Broadway ticket sales, and thus becomes a huge predictor of future success for the nominated shows. Tony wins often allow shows to run on for years – with [...]

The 2010 Outer Critics Circle Award Winners

May 17, 2010 // 3 Comments

The first award-winners of the season have been announced. There were a couple of big surprises, including the big win for Memphis in the Outstanding New Musical category. The committee also decided on ties for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical and Outstanding Choreography. What do you think of their selections? Outstanding [...]

And Finally…The 2010 Tony Award Nominees

May 4, 2010 // 2 Comments

The nominees for the big one – the Tony Awards – were announced this morning. The only telecast ceremony of the bunch, these are the awards the average person on the street has heard of and oftentimes have a lot to do with whether a show continues its run for years or closes the next week. We will be announcing the winners live on Twitter and [...]

2010 Drama Desk Award Nominations

May 3, 2010 // 6 Comments

As award season continues, another round of announcements are out – these for the coveted Drama Desk Awards, which include Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off-Broadway productions. Without further ado, here are the nominees for the categories that include musicals: Special Award Jerry Herman Outstanding Musical American Idiot Everyday Rapture Memphis [...]
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