Posts Tagged ‘nyc’

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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Five Non-Profits That Are Making Theatre Better For Everyone

It’s Women’s History Month and after this year’s Oscars, we’ve got two words on our mind: In 2017, New York City authorized a $2 million grant to support diversity in theatre by funding non-profit organizations that foster developmental programs for underrepresented artists. Now, we’re taking a look at how five NYC-based non-profits are creating those opportunities for […]

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Get Your Broadway On This Halloween 🎃

Halloween and theatre are a perfect match. Dramatic lighting? Check. Great snacks? Check. And, most importantly, the costumes! Check, check, and check. Don’t have a costume yet? We have you covered. Keep reading for some of our favorite DIY costumes to wow all your thespian friends: Elphaba from Wicked: She’s so much more than just a witch […]

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Oh, The Horror! 10 Things To Do This Halloween In NYC

This Halloween is going to be fierce. We can feel it in our bones. The city that never sleeps has a few more reasons for you to keep your eyes open this month. RIP, boredom; we’ve got 10 awesome things you can do this Halloween season that go (fist) bump in the night: 1. The Uninvited: […]

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TPG’s Fall Theatre Guide

Apple picking, pumpkin carving, cardigan wearing: autumn, we love you. The only thing that could make this beautiful season even better is this list of must-see shows playing in NYC this fall: Oh Hello, on Broadway September 23 – January 8 What is it? Nick Kroll and John Mulaney bring their popular alter egos Gil […]

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We Heart Summer in NYC

It’s summertime in New York City, And the living is easy! Ok, so maybe summer in NYC isn’t always perfect… It gets a little hot, The streets are a little more crowded than usual, And the trash is extra, well, fresh… But none of that matters, because summer in NYC is awesome! There are tons […]

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Theatre to be Thankful For: TPG’s November Theatre Guide

It’s November and you know what that means: time to get thankful! The amount of theatre worth giving thanks for this month could fill an entire cornucopia, so let’s dig in: Invisible Thread What is it? An inspiring new musical based on the true story of Griffin Matthews, who traveled to Uganda to find his […]

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