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Fox Stage Productions to merge into Disney Theatrical

Fox Stage Productions will be taken over by Disney Theatrical Productions beginning Wednesday.  The takeover comes after Walt Disney Company completed its acquisition of the...

TodayTix raises $73 million funding round

TodayTix has raised a $73 million funding round led by private equity firm Great Hill Partners, the ticketing company announced Thursday. With the new funding,...

Shubert Organization and partners will bring a startup accelerator to Broadway

The Shubert Organization is teaming up with two partners to bring Silicon Valley to Broadway. Alongside venture capital firm Exponential Creativity Ventures and tech...

Cirque du Soleil acquires production company behind ‘The Illusionists’

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group has acquired the production company behind "The Illusionists" magic show franchise. The production company, The Works Entertainment, also owns...

Broadway awaits news of a possible tax break

Accountants are looking toward the new year to see if their lobbying efforts could give Broadway investors and producers another tax break. Under a provision...

Broadway Roulette asks ticketbuyers to take a gamble

While theater die-hards may handpick their shows based on performers or creative teams, Broadway Roulette is catering to a different audience: those who just...

Theater community rallies behind the Drama Book Shop

The theater community is reaching out to support the Drama Book Shop after a rent increase has priced the store out of its current...

Advance Publications to acquire theatrical producing company Stage Entertainment

Theatrical production company Stage Entertainment announced plans to be acquired by Advance Publications Inc., a U.S. media company that owns Condé Nast and Condé...

‘The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants’ will get stage treatment

"The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" is being adapted into a stage musical by Blue Spruce Productions. Scott Delman of Blue Spruce Productions has acquired...

Show-Score to update reviews on site, give data to producers

Show-Score is updating how reviews appear on its site and providing new data on its members to producers. The site, which assigns scores to Broadway...

Tamar Climan launches new venture as independent producer

Tamar Climan, co-founder of Richards/Climan Inc., is launching a new company as an independent producer, Climan announced Tuesday. Climan is currently working with Hal Luftig...

Helmed by David Richards, Richards/Climan Inc. rebrands as RCI Theatricals

General management company Richards/Climan Inc. has rebranded as RCI Theatricals as Tamar Climan is no longer with the company. The name change is effective as...

Producer Hunter Arnold launches TBD Casting office

Producer Hunter Arnold and Stephanie Yankwitt, owners of TBD Productions, announced the launch of casting office TBD Casting Thursday. The new venture, headed by Yankwitt,...