Kai Ryssdal speaks with Eva Price outside "Jagged Little Pill's" theater. She hasn't been inside since the pandemic started.
As Broadway eyes reopening, a performer reflects on a year offstage.
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal spoke with the Tony-winning producer about the future of the theater.
Winning a Tony could mean many more months for a play on the Great White Way.
The holidays are a big time for the entertainment industry, and Broadway is no exception. The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is by far the biggest week of the year for ticket sales. And already, the trade group The Broadway League says ticket sales over the last month are up 17 percent from the the same […]
The musical about the founding father is still a top draw, but other shows have helped drive record attendance to Broadway theaters. With all the packed houses, show producers pulled in $1.7 billion.
2017 was a great year for musical producers on Broadway. Buoyed in part by the continued success of “Hamilton,” the Broadway box office claimed a record-breaking $1.6 billion last year. The previous record was $1.12 billion in 2014. Yet, for every action there’s an equal opposite reaction (pardon the “Hamilton” reference). And in this case, in […]
Over the last 18 years, SpongeBob SquarePants and his friends in the underwater town of Bikini Bottom have been a pop culture juggernaut — a long-running TV show, a movie franchise, tons of tie-ins. And now SpongeBob is making his mark on the Broadway stage. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
It's not easy being a swing actor, but the show depends on them, says production supervisor Jason Bassett.