Marketing

Are You Promoting a Show or Lifestyle?

Here’s the thing: For those of us who work in the live entertainment industry, going to a show isn’t just a one off -- it’s a lifestyle. We know the value of an event, and we know what a role it plays in our own lives. I think we all wish that everybody valued a night at a show as much as we did. So, we have to ask: As marketers, are you promoting a show or a lifestyle? If you...

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News

Question: What’s the Biggest Topic on Broadway?

Answer: Diversity and Inclusion. Each year, all applicants for our Young Professional Program are asked, “What’s the BEST Broadway can be?” By an overwhelming margin, their answers relate to diversity and inclusion. Over our 8-year history, we’ve explored the topic from many different angles, and from myriad speakers, who’ve shared their remarkable and moving insights. But it was at TEDxBroadway 2019 when Oshoke Pamela Abalu challenged us to question the words we’re using when talking about diversity and inclusion. It’s a...

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Pricing

Top Broadway Shows by Revenue Per Seat — Week of February 16

Here are the top Broadway shows last week, ranked by Revenue Per Seat – the one and only metric marketers should use to determine the success of their efforts. Why? Average Ticket Price doesn’t tell the whole story when empty seats are NOT factored into the equation. To determine RPS, we divided the grosses by venue capacities. Highlighting RPS demonstrates a different and more interesting story about which shows can bring in value per seat versus simply being big, because...

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Social Media

How Instagram Is Changing Everything

In this American Theatre article, Billy McEntee highlights the pros and cons of building and maintaining a social media -- and more specifically an Instagram -- presence. McEntee begins his article: "On December 20, Mean Girls announced that Cameron Dallas would be joining its Broadway company as heartthrob Aaron Samuels for a limited four-week run." And who is Cameron Dallas? According to McEntee, "Dallas is a wunderkind of the internet, a celebrity from YouTube, Instagram, the (the now-defunct) Vine, and beyond." McEntee quotes Jay Armstrong Johnson,...

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News

Meet Rachel: She Helps the Arts Reach Audiences

Rachel Detamore will be speaking at the upcoming Arts Reach National Arts Marketing, Development & Ticketing Conference in Los Angeles. A Goldstar venue advisor for Los Angeles, Rachel will be highlighting the importance of discount tickets in generating awareness and exposure to a new audience. So, mark your calendars for April 14-15 at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel. As a Goldstar organizer, we have a special offer for you! 3-for-1: Until February 29, if you register for the conference, you can bring two colleagues for...

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