Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Trying Times For Broadway Tryouts

Trying Times For Broadway Tryouts

Forget all my carping on the efficacy of Broadway tryouts in the age of the blogosphere.

According to Variety's Gordon Cox (with hat tip to The Playgoer), Broadway tryouts are here to stay because "most legiters wouldn't open in Gotham without one."

This is Steve On Broadway (SOB).

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At 29 October, 2007, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Off Topic;
Top Grossing Broadway Shows
Week Ending Oct. 21
Wicked, $1,449,978
Jersey Boys, $1,284,622
The Lion King, $1,180,225
Mary Poppins, $982,217
Mamma Mia!, $954,385
The Color Purple, $862,935
Legally Blonde, $830,605
Curtains, $819,101
Grease, $793,671
Hairspray, $754,814
Source: League of American Theatres and Producers
Must be tough trying to make a profit With Numbers like this


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