Monday, October 20, 2014

Main Stem News

I have news items about two different Broadway shows today -- On the Twentieth Century and It's Only a Play.

On the Twentieth Century has announced additional casting.  In addition to previously announced stars Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher, the show will also star Michael McGrath, Mary Louise Wilson, Andy Karl, and Mark-Linn Baker.  The show, which is being produced by the Roundabout Theatre Company, will begin previews on February 12th in anticipation of a March 12th opening.  The production will play through July 5th, or 20 weeks, at the American Airlines Theatre.

In other news, the Broadway revival of It's Only a Play has had a record setting week at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, has had a record setting week.  For the week ending October 19th, the show took in $1,375,481 -- a record for a single week at the 1,083 seat house.  The previous record holder was A Steady Rain, which took in $1,292,210 back in December 2009.

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