Posts Tagged ‘data’

Five (Fake) Tech Inventions That Could (Truly) Change Broadway

What tech will dazzle the Great White Way in 2020, and beyond? We’re giving you our best $10-Times-Square-psychic predictions for the five technology breakthroughs that are going to change Broadway…as soon as they’re invented. 1) The Virtual Reality Orchestra You’re milling around the theatre before a show begins and you take a quick peek into […]

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The State of Broadway Part IV: Musicals

Welcome back to the final installment of our deep dive into the last two decades of Broadway history. Our spotlight turns at last to the industry behemoth, the Broadway musical. While the average number of performances has trended downwards over 20 years, the individual results have varied greatly. 30 shows that opened since 1998 have […]

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The State of Broadway Part III: Specials

Now that we’ve covered big Broadway trends and game-changing plays, it’s time to take a look at the Great White Way’s most unique genre: specials. Special productions from the last twenty years have run for an average of around 48 performances (or about two months), but what makes a production a special? Loosely, these productions […]

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The State of Broadway Part II: Plays

Welcome back to the land of graphs, charts, and excel sheets! In honor of the 72nd Annual Tony Awards®, we’re diving deep into the last 20 years of performances to see what Broadway shows have stood out from the rest. If you missed our primer on the subject, you can check that out here. This week, […]

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The State of Broadway: Part I

As the 2017-2018 Broadway season nears its final weeks, producers and performers alike are hoping to be a part of the next big hit that stays on the Great White Way for years to come. With more and more high-profile shows hoping for a lengthy lease on their theater, we combed through all 790 Broadway […]

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Trusting Your Gut vs. Trusting The Data

Great advertising and marketing delivers the right message to the right people through the right media at just the right moment. The tricky part is finding those right moments and messages. So the big question is: do you follow the data or do you trust your gut?   It’s a data-driven world out there and […]

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Survey Says! Examining The Benefits Of Online Surveys

If you want to know more about who your customers are, what they like, and what they think about your brand: just ask! You may not always have the time or resources to do in-person focus groups or full research initiatives. So if you’re looking to get the most information the easiest way possible, an […]

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Arts & Analytics Invites Theatre and Data to the Same Party

When it comes to theatre, word of mouth is gold. But getting the right words in the right mouths – that kind of gold takes a little digging. In other words, you’ve gotta figure out who your audience is, where to find them, and what makes them tick (buying tickets). We’re talking demographics and psychographics. […]

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