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Archive for October, 2010

The Majestic Theatre - Dallas

This article in The Dallas Morning News talks about the next chapter for The Majestic Theatre. With the city of Dallas completely taking over The Majestic after being successfully managed by Dallas Summer Musicals over the past decade, it seems likely that far fewer Broadway shows will be booked there. It will be interesting to see if the City on its own will be able to run the theatre as “a lean-and-mean machine” and still be able to book it successfully, and operate at a profit. Lots of challenges here it would seem.

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For those of you in New York City interested in hearing some theatre industry folks talk about the business side of The Road, I was invited to be on a panel tonight at The Players Theater called So Many Ways to Hit the Road: The Value of Touring for Building Your Brand”

Should be a lively and informative discussion, so hope you can check it out!

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The Road 2010-2011 is up and running!

To give you a sense of some of the titles that made it out there this year, here are some recent features from around the U.S. that either give an overview of the seasons in various markets, or cover specific shows that have started their tours:

HOUSTON THEATRE SEASON

SEATTLE THEATRE SEASON

CONSTANTINE MAROULIS & ‘ROCK OF AGES’ TOUR

‘THE COLOR PURPLE’ ARRIVES AT EMENS

AKRON THEATRE SEASON

‘9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL’ IN NASHVILLE

‘LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL’ IN CHATTANOOGA

UTICA THEATRE SEASON

ROCHESTER, NY THEATRE SEASON

‘JERSEY BOYS’ IN PHILADELPHIA

DETROIT FALL THEATRE PREVIEW

‘PHANTOM’ IN L.A. – TOUR APPROACHES ITS FINALE

WHEELING, WV THEATRE SEASON

‘WICKED’ IN TULSA

‘A CHORUS LINE’ NON-EQUITY TOUR STARTS IN NEW HAVEN

‘SHREK THE MUSICAL’ TOUR IN DALLAS

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