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About Time: Landmark Deal Gives Actors Profit Sharing On Work They Help Develop

The deal, reached between Actors’ Equity, a union representing 51,000 performers and stage managers, and the Broadway League, a trade organization for producers, is a milestone, marking the first time that the industry’s financiers have tacitly agreed to acknowledge that performers are contributing ideas, not just labor, to shaping new musicals and plays. – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway League, 02.10.19


Actors Equity Strike Ends For Shows In Development

The strike was against the Broadway League; Actors Equity said that actors and stage managers involved with readings, labs, and developmental shows hadn’t seen a raise since 2007. “The new agreement will include profit sharing, higher wagers, and additional stage manager contracts.” – American Theatre
Tags: Art, Theatre, Broadway League, Actors Equity, 02.08.19


Landmark Broadway Deal Gives Actors a Piece of the Profits

Performers and stage managers who help develop hit shows will share in the riches following an agreement reached Friday between their union and producers.
Tags: News, Theater, Broadway League, Organized Labor, Actors and Actresses, Actors Equity Assn


Broadway theaters to dim lights to honor Carol Channing

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway is remembering Tony-winning actress Carol Channing. The marquee lights of every Broadway theater will dim at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday to honor Channing, who died Tuesday at her home in Rancho Mirage, California, at age 97. The Broadway League says the date marks the anniversary of the 1964 opening of “Hello […]
Tags: New York, News, Entertainment, Ap, Nation, Broadway, Tony, Carol Channing, Channing, Broadway League, Rancho Mirage California


Broadway Actors Pushing for Profit-Sharing in Creation of Shows

Actors’ Equity is threatening to bar members from participating in developmental labs without a better financial deal.
Tags: News, Theater, Kate, Charlotte, Mary, Broadway League, St. Martin, McColl, Shindle, Actors Equity Assn




Tonys Briefing: Tony Awards 2018: ‘The Band’s Visit’ and ‘Harry Potter’ Prevail

“The Band’s Visit” won 10 awards, including best musical, and “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” won best play. Students from Parkland, Fla., gave a surprise performance.
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Theater, Springsteen, Bruce, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, The Band's Visit (Play, PARKLAND Fla


Tonys Briefing: ‘The Band’s Visit’ Wins 10 Tony Awards, Including Best Musical

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” won best play and “The Band’s Visit” won best musical. Students from Parkland, Fla., sang “Seasons of Love” from “Rent.”
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Theater, Springsteen, Bruce, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, The Band's Visit (Play, PARKLAND Fla


Tonys Briefing: Tony Awards 2018 Live: ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘The Band’s Visit’ Are Winners

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” won best play. Students from the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School sang “Seasons of Love” from “Rent.”
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Theater, Springsteen, Bruce, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, The Band's Visit (Play, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School


Tonys Briefing: Tony Awards 2018 Live: Parkland Student Choir Performs ‘Seasons of Love’

Andrew Garfield and Laurie Metcalf won for their performances in “Angels in America” and “Three Tall Women.” Bruce Springsteen received a special award.
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, News, America, Theater, Andrew Garfield, Springsteen, Bruce, Broadway League, Laurie Metcalf, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, The Band's Visit (Play


Tonys Briefing: Tony Awards 2018 Live: Bruce Springsteen Accepts Special Award

This year’s Tony Awards have begun, and the celebration of Broadway’s best will have a pop flavor. Bruce Springsteen is slated to perform.
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, News, Broadway, Theater, Springsteen, Bruce, Broadway League, Tony Awards, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, The Band's Visit (Play


Tonys Briefing: Tony Awards 2018: What to Watch For

With Sara Bareilles and Josh Groban hosting, and Bruce Springsteen slated to perform, the celebration of Broadway’s best will have a pop flavor.
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, News, Broadway, Theater, Josh Groban, Springsteen, Bruce, Sara Bareilles, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, The Band's Visit (Play


Tonys Magic Likely for Harry Potter and ‘Band’s Visit’

A survey of voters shows several resounding favorites in Sunday’s ceremony. But there are still some tight battles.
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Theater, Jackson, Garfield, Henry, Slater, Glenda, Andrew, Tony, Joshua, Ethan, Broadway League, Thorne, American Theater Wing, Shalhoub


Broadway Sets Box-Office Record, Powered by ‘Hamilton’ and Springsteen

The theater season that just ended was remarkably lucrative as producers have become more sophisticated, and more aggressive, about setting prices.
Tags: News, New York City, Finances, Theater, Hamilton, Springsteen, Broadway League, Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates, Hamilton (Play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, Springsteen on Broadway (Play


Broadway’s box office booms, with grosses and attendance up

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway grosses hit another record high last season by pulling in $1.7 billion, fueled by fervent demand to see such draws as Bruce Springsteen, Bette Midler and a grown-up Harry Potter. Data from the Broadway League, the national trade association for the industry, released Tuesday shows box office receipts were up […]
Tags: Business, New York, News, Ap, Broadway, Broadway League, Bruce Springsteen Bette Midler, Harry Potter Data


Live Briefing: 2018 Tony Nominations: ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob’ Lead the Way

A pair of two-part productions, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and the revival of “Angels in America,” were also showered with affection.
Tags: News, Awards, America, Harry Potter, Theater, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Decorations and Honors, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, Frozen (Play, Mean Girls (Play, The Band's Visit (Play, SpongeBob SquarePants (Play


Chris Evans Snubbed By Tony Awards After ‘Avengers’ Breaks Box Office Records

Neither Chris Evans nor his mustache received a Tony nomination. Evans made his Broadway debut earlier this spring in “Lobby Hero,” but despite being praised in reviews, the Captain America actor received no acknowledgement from the Broadway League and American Theater Wing.
Tags: News, America, Broadway, Evans, Avengers, Chris Evans, Tony, Broadway League, Breaks Box Office Records


Live Briefing: 2018 Tony Award Nominations: ‘Mean Girls’ and ‘SpongeBob’ Lead the Pack

A pair of two-part productions, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and the revival of “Angels in America,” were also showered with affection.
Tags: News, Awards, America, Harry Potter, Theater, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Decorations and Honors, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, Frozen (Play, Mean Girls (Play, The Band's Visit (Play, SpongeBob SquarePants (Play


Live Briefing: 2018 Tony Award Nominations: What to Watch For

Thirty Broadway productions are eligible for prizes, the smallest number in more than a decade, in a season dominated by “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.”
Tags: News, Awards, Harry Potter, Theater, Broadway League, American Theater Wing, Tony Awards (Theater Awards, Decorations and Honors, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Play, Frozen (Play, Mean Girls (Play, The Band's Visit (Play, SpongeBob SquarePants (Play


Actors’ Equity Lobbies for New Tony Awards Categories

Actors’ Equity Association, the union that represents theater actors and stage managers, has launched a push for two new categories at the Tony Awards that would collectively honor ensemble casts and choruses. The union kicked off its campaign with the website EveryoneOnStage.com, which includes a petition of support that visitors to the site can sign. […]
Tags: News, Awards, Broadway League, Tony Awards, Actors Equity Association, American Theatre Wing, Actors Equity


Disney Theatrical’s Thomas Schumacher Accused of Sexual Harassment

Former employees have accused Thomas Schumacher, the president and producer of Disney Theatrical Productions and the president of the Broadway League, of sexual harassment and inappropriate language. Schumacher is the head of the ultra-successful theatrical division at Disney, the arm of the studio behind family-friendly Broadway smashes “The Lion King” and “Aladdin.” Its stage adaptation […]
Tags: Frozen, News, Disney, Broadway, Schumacher, Broadway League, Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher, Disney Theatrical


Disney Theatrical’s Thomas Schumacher Accused of Sexual Misconduct

Former employees have accused Thomas Schumacher, the president and producer of Disney Theatrical Productions and the president of the Broadway League, of sexual harassment and misconduct. Schumacher is the head of the ultra-successful theatrical division at Disney, the arm of the studio behind family-friendly Broadway smashes “The Lion King” and “Aladdin.” Its stage adaptation of […]
Tags: Frozen, News, Disney, Broadway, Schumacher, Broadway League, Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher, Disney Theatrical


Theater News: Rosie's Theater Kids to Celebrate Kids' Night on Broadway With Free Performance

The Broadway League's annual program lets kids attend some of New York's hottest shows for free.
Tags: New York, Theatre, Rosie, Broadway League


Reinvent your category – Be different

This past year my daughter and I were in New York City and saw the play that took Broadway by storm – Hamilton. It was spectacular in every way imaginable, but it was also the antithesis of a Broadway musical in every way imaginable. It was different. According to Broadway League research, the average theatergoer is a 44+-year-old, Caucasian, female tourist. 78% of these attendees have completed college, and 39% have advanced degrees. The average income of a Broadway attendee is $205,000 so cle...
Tags: New York, Washington, New York City, Broadway, Treasury, Hamilton, Stubhub, Branding, Mamma Mia, Tony, Alexander Hamilton, Lin Manuel Miranda, Broadway League, Hamiltonys


Broadway Audience Is Getting Younger, More Local

The annual survey by the Broadway League found that 25% of attendees were under age 25, with roughly 1.65 million of them under 18, the highest number ever measured. The portion of audiences from New York City has risen to 22%, with a further 18% from the suburbs.
Tags: Art, New York City, Theatre, Audience, Broadway League, 01.09.18


Broadway producers sue over casting directors' union drive

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway producers have filed a federal lawsuit against casting directors who are seeking to unionize.The Broadway League, a trade association of theater owners and producers, says in its lawsuit filed Tuesday that... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New York, Ap, Broadway, Broadway League


Theater News: SpongeBob, Wicked, and More to Participate in 2018 Kids' Night on Broadway

The Broadway League's annual program lets kids attend some of New York's hottest shows for free.
Tags: New York, Theatre, Broadway, Broadway League


Broadway Producers Accuse Casting Directors of Conspiracy in New Lawsuit

The Broadway League, the trade association of Broadway producers, have brought a legal complaint against the New York theater industry’s biggest casting directors, branding the casting companies as a “cartel” that is violating antitrust laws in its current efforts to unionize. The League filed the complaint early Tuesday morning against companies including Telsey & Co. […]
Tags: New York, News, Broadway, Unionization, Broadway League, Tony Awards, Telsey Co, Casting Directors


Theater News: Broadway League Sets Date for 2018 Jimmy Awards

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards prepares for its 10th year.
Tags: Theatre, Broadway League


CBS Inks New Broadcast Deal With Tony Awards Through 2026

CBS will continue to broadcast the Tony Awards through 2026 under a new deal between the network and the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, CBS announced Thursday. The awards show, which honors theater professionals for distinguished achievement on Broadway, has been on CBS for the past 40 years. The awards have aired on CBS since […]
Tags: Awards, Broadway, Cbs, Broadway League, Tony Awards, American Theatre Wing CBS