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On and Off-Broadway's Economic Situation
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Author:  Azlan [ Thu Jan 16, 2003 2:19 pm ]
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Time to tighten the belt...

Off-Broadway Suffers Through Lean Season

MICHAEL KUCHWARA, AP Drama Writer, on Hartford Courant

NEW YORK -- It opened Dec. 18 with a splashy Tommy Tune revue: the $12 million Little Shubert, off-Broadway's newest theater, a 499-seat playhouse with good sightlines, ample leg room and more than enough bathrooms.
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Author:  Azlan [ Fri Jan 31, 2003 10:07 am ]
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More bad news:

Broadway feels a chill as 3 shows will close

Michael Kuchwara
Associated Press, in the Cleveland Plain Dealer

New York- January and February are Broadway's toughest months at the box office, and the frigid weather in New York City apparently has made things worse as three shows announced they would end their runs.
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Author:  Azlan [ Thu Aug 07, 2003 11:55 am ]
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Summer Drought Hits Broadway Theaters


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Author:  kurinuku [ Thu Jul 28, 2005 3:58 am ]
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Some better news for a change 8)

Broadway's Havin' a Tropical Heat Wave
by JESSE McKINLEY for the New York Times

Eight weeks into the 2005-6 season and despite an oppressive blanket of heat flopped over the city, box-office sales are up by 9 percent over last summer, with a 5 percent increase in attendance, making for the industry's fastest start ever.

published: July 28, 2005

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