Virtual auditions likely to continue for dancers, actors and other performers

Apr 28, 2022
The taped auditions, widely used during the pandemic, can be expensive for those who have to pay for space to film them.
Dancer Cameron Hah rehearses a self-taped audition in a rented studio space.
Emily Schutz

London's theatres welcome visitors back as UK relaxes quarantine restrictions

Aug 2, 2021
The Society of London Theatre estimates 70% of theatres will run out of cash by the end of the year, so they are asking for government help.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 14: A shop selling West End theater tickets in Leicester Square on June 14, 2021 in London, England.
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Performing arts innovate in desperate times

Jul 2, 2020
The show must go on — somehow — for theater and other live productions in order for their companies to survive financially.
A violinist plays to an empty concert hall during a video-recorded concert in Slovakia in May. Performing arts companies are finding innovative ways to stay financially viable in the face of COVID-19.
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Forget comic book movies — in Hollywood, horror pays

Apr 23, 2018
Recent scary movie hits like "Get Out" show that a movie doesn't need a big budget to be a hit.
Writer Jordan Peele, winner of the Best Original Screenplay award for 'Get Out,' poses in the press room during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. 
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Katie Szajkovics and Christoper Huey, two of TodayTix concierges, stand outside the theater and distribute tickets to customers. 
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Broadway ends year with a (slightly smaller) bang

Dec 30, 2015
Despite record attendance for some shows, Broadway's box office slips a bit.

Vista Theatre is a one-screen wonder

May 25, 2015
There's no room for bloopers at the 92-year-old venue, owner says.
The Vista Theater's one screen means picking the right movie is crucial to business.
Courtesy of the Vista Theater

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