Other findings from a report on the 2016-17 season: Crowds remain white and predominantly female, but more young people are attending.
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The musical, which marries a 16th-century romance with the songs of the Go-Go’s, had its first production in 2015.
Smaller and out-of-the-way theaters are increasingly presenting musicals angling for the big time. For the creators of “Hadestown,” the path veered way north.
A lawsuit by the Broadway League alleges that casting offices have violated antitrust laws in an attempt to unionize. The directors have said they want health care and pension benefits.
Justin Huff was fired from Telsey + Company over reports of inappropriate behavior.
The play, about a married French diplomat who falls in love with a Chinese opera singer, saw a significant drop at the box office last week.
Tony Kushner’s “Caroline, or Change,” from 2004, used the toppling to shed light on a key character’s frustrations. The subplot resonates powerfully today.
Despite some strong reviews, the musical, based on the popular 1993 movie, failed to draw large enough audiences to support its running costs.
The show is the third on Broadway to declare that it will use Verified Fan, the Ticketmaster technology that scrutinizes potential ticket buyers.
The play will star Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff, who played the lead roles this summer in a Berkshire Theater Group staging.