Broadway Budgets: Cost of Broadway Marketing & Advertising

Date July 5, 2011

Today, in response to a reader’s question, we’re going to talk about marketing and advertising costs for a Broadway musical! Just having the Broadway brand and a great new Broadway musical doesn’t mean the general theater-going public will know about your show. If you’re the producer, it’s your job to get the word out. I’ve [...]

A “Smash”ing new musical on the small screen

Date June 21, 2011

Just a quick public service announcement today. If you are a musical theater junkie and haven’t seen the trailer for the newly picked up NBC TV drama SMASH, you need to see it NOW! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3U_SlMpFJvk-&w=128&h=770

Learn to Speak Razzle Dazzle in 3 easy steps

Date May 16, 2011

If you’ve ever seen the musical Chicago (and if you’re reading this blog, you better have!) you’ll remember Billy Flynn’s famous number, Razzle Dazzle. It’s one of my favorite show tunes and pops into my head most often when I’m at industry cocktail parties. When I first started attending these events, I was intimidated by [...]

Broadway (League) Bound

Date May 5, 2011

Next week I’ll be attending The Broadway League’s Annual Spring Road Conference. That’s where Broadway producers and road presenters (i.e. the folks in the various cities around the country who host the national tours) meet up in NYC to connect and network.

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