HERE'S WHAT'S NEW:

COMING UP ON BROADWAY: Straight White Men - Previews: Now; Opens: 7.23.18 Head Over Heels - Previews: Now; Opens: 7.26.18 Gettin' the Band Back Together - Previews: Now, Opens: 8.13.18 Pretty Woman - Previews: Now, Opens: 8.16.18

COMING UP ON THE BLOG: 7/23: Welcome to the Theater! The Debuts of Straight White Men - 7/24: Broadway Heat: The Head Over Heels Championship Final! - 7/25: Summer Shows Aren't Necessarily a Bad Thing - 7/26: Another TBT Playbill - 7/27: The Friday 5 ... 7/30: REVIEW: Moulin Rouge! (Pre-Broadway)

Sunday, August 14, 2011

TheatreScene: August 8 - 14

THE SHORT VERSION THIS WEEK!
WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED THIS WEEK:
August 8: Name-Droppers  (Answers below)
August 9: Broadway Jigsaw Puzzles
August 10: Why Catch Me Caught Me
August 11: 1951: 60 Years Ago on Broadway
August 12: REVIEW: RENT
August 13: The Oz-ification of Broadway

TOPS AND BOTTOMS: (August 1 - 7)
  • Top Gross: Wicked ($1.88M)
  • Top Attendance: The Book of Mormon (102.4%)
  • Bottom Gross: Follies ($131K)
  • Bottom Attendance: Hair (50.6%)
  • $1M Club: The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Wicked, Mary Poppins, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
  • SRO Club: War Horse, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Wicked, Anything Goes

NAME-DROPPERS ANSWERS:
  1. I, g
  2. C, j
  3. H, K, D, d
  4. A, f
  5. L, h
  6. E, B, a
  7. M, i
  8. F, c
  9. G, b
  10. J, e
BROADWAY VIDEO OF THE WEEK:



Some insight from one of Broadway's biggest composers, Marc Shaiman.

Jeff
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