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Thursday August 16, 2018

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Private Equity Firm Acquires Broadway.com

Private Equity Firm Acquires Broadway.com

The NYC based private equity firm Key Brand Entertainment acquired this week the Web site Broadway.com for $45 million.  Based in New York, Broadway.com is one of the most prominent theatre news sites on the Internet.   The site also sells tickets for Broadway, off-Broadway, and [Full Story…]

Broadway Copes with Internet Rumor-Mongering

Broadway Copes with Internet Rumor-Mongering

As blogging, twittering and the Internet in general have become more ingrained in the world of Broadway and NYC theatre, it has also become a playground for rumors and gossip about the various musicals and plays gracing the "Great White Way."   One of the results of these [Full Story…]

Free Wi-Fi Available in Times Square Starting Today

Free Wi-Fi Available in Times Square Starting Today

Visitors can access the Internet wirelessly and for free on Broadway between 42nd and 43rd Streets and between 46th and 47th Streets, including Duffy Square  Those logging in will be taken to a portal sponsored by Yahoo! that will also include listings for nearby events and businesses.  [Full Story…]

Microphone Technology Advances on Broadway

Microphone Technology Advances on Broadway

As theatrical musicals and plays in New York are becoming more technologically advanced and playing to larger theaters, more shows are using miniature microphones and high-tech sound systems to project the performances of the actors, according to an article in the Wall Street Journal.  The [Full Story…]

Broadway Makes Twitter Debut

Broadway Makes Twitter Debut

The Broadway musical "Next to Normal" has run a successful and innovative Twitter marketing campaign that involved an adapted version of the show being published over the course of about a month via Tweets on Twitter. As the Twitter "performance" came to a close, the site [Full Story…]

TKTS Ticket Updates Coming to a Cellphone Near You?

TKTS Ticket Updates Coming to a Cellphone Near You?

By: Gloria SinEver wondered why $19 million was spent on redesigning the New York TKTS booth in Times Square, yet not a cent on revamping its Web site to sell tickets online? The New York Time’s ArtsBeat Blog took the Theater Development Fund's executive director Victoria Bailey to task, in a [Full Story…]

New Apple Store to Open in NYC by Thanksgiving

New Apple Store to Open in NYC by Thanksgiving

After much speculation about where Apple would open its next store in New York, it seems that the company will be opening its 4th store in the city at 67th and Broadway in the Upper West Side.  The site is scheduled to open by Thanksgiving of this year. Silicon Alley InsiderPrevious:> Apple [Full Story…]

Broadway in 3D at a Theater Near You

Broadway in 3D at a Theater Near You

As a new way to introduce Broadway shows to mainstream audiences, ten productions on 'The Great White Way' are working with a company called Fugobi to bring their shows to movie screens across the country.  The catch is that the movies will be in shot and presented 3D.  The [Full Story…]

A Broadway Success- TheaterMania.com

A Broadway Success- TheaterMania.com

Recently The New York Enterprise Report spoke with Gretchen Shugart, the CEO of TheaterMania.com, a Web site that features listings, news, reviews, interviews and online ticketing for Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and theaters nationwide. The article queries Shugart on her management of [Full Story…]

AOL Leases Third Floor at 770 Broadway

AOL Leases Third Floor at 770 Broadway

AOL has signed a 15-year lease for an additional 76,000 square feet at its headquarters at 770 Broadway.  It currently has the entire fourth and fifth floors of the building.  With the signing of this lease, it adds the sixth.  The company expects to begin moving staff from other [Full Story…]

Google, Microsoft Battle Broadway Theaters

Google, Microsoft Battle Broadway Theaters

NY1 Google, Microsoft, and other tech tech companies have asked the Federal Communication Commission for permission to use the frequencies which Broadway theaters' wireless microphones operate on for new wireless devices. Charlotte St. Martin, a spokesperson for the Broadway League, said that all [Full Story…]