Broadway Grosses Analysis: The 2023-2024 Season Report Is In

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Written by: Logan Culwell-Block

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Over 71 productions, Broadway grossed $1.54 billion last season, a plateau from the season prior. The Broadway League has released end-of-season statistics for the 2023-2024 Broadway season, which saw grosses of $1,539,278,706. Over 71 productions, 39 of which were new, 12.3 million people saw a Broadway show last season, cumulatively filling almost 90% of all available seats.

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THE REVIVAL OF PLAYWRIGHT MICHAEL MCKEEVER’S AWARD WINNING PLAY “DANIEL’S HUSBAND”

Plays of Wilton (POW!) and Ronnie Larsen Presents will present the revival of Michael McKeever’s award winning play, “Daniel’s Husband,” at The Foundry from May 23 through June 16, 2024.  Daniel and Mitchell are the perfect couple.  Perfect house, perfect friends – even a mother who wants them married.  A turn of events puts their perfect life in jeopardy, and Mitchell is thrust into a future where even his love may not prove to be enough.  “Daniel’s Husband” is a bold reflection of love, commitment, and family in our perilous new world.

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DON JUAN: NEW WORK FROM AN EMERGING ARTIST

This past weekend was the closing performance of “Don Juan: Pride and Paradise” presented by Maroon Isle Productions at Main Street Players. Adapted from the translated Molière play “Don Juan”, playwright/director/actor Sefanja R. Galon has taken the original 1665 comedy about a misogynist navigating his way through the ups and downs of multiple romantic situations and sets it in the Caribbean in the 1950’s. In doing so, Galon gives way for a diverse cast to tell a classic story in their own unique voice. 

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GOLDEN GIRLS U.S. TOUR BRINGS LAUGHS, CHEESECAKE AND A PERFECT NIGHT OUT TO THE BROWARD CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Thank you for being a…fan! Following sold-out performances and rave reviews across the country, The Golden Girls are back and better than ever with a brand new stage show that’s more exciting than a trip to the Rusty Anchor. Golden Girls: The Laughs Continue will head to more than 60 cities in 2024 including a month of performances September 3 – 29 in the Amaturo Theater at The Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

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Lots of laughs with a Miami twist in GableStage’s ‘Laughs In Spanish’

Much has been said about how the Spanish we speak in Miami has affected the native English, and of how this has led to the emergence of a new dialect in the bilingual generations. According to several academic studies, this phenomenon occurs when two languages come into close contact. Not to mention the interpersonal relationships of South Florida Latino families. From gestures to tone, Spanglish is here to stay.

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How to Get Young People to Theatre? Children’s Theatre Company’s Peter Brosius Has Thoughts

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Written by: Diep Tran

Peter Brosius knows a lot about young people. After all, he’s spent his career around them. As artistic director of Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Brosius has made it his life’s mission to make sure young people, those from the ages of 2 to 18, go to the theatre. And he’s had a tried-and-true formula on how to do it.

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KRAVIS CENTER Announces: 2024-2025 Kravis on Broadway Season

West Palm Beach, Fl – May 6, 2024 – The Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announces its 16th season of Kravis On Broadway brimming with Tony Award®-winning hits. The 2024 – 2025 Kravis On Broadway season showcases Broadway’s finest with a subscription package power-packed with 32 Tony Awards® among them.  The 2024 – 2025 Kravis On Broadway eight show subscription series includes six West Palm Beach premieres featuring Broadway’s biggest blockbusters and the return of two audience favorites.

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