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Fresh Idea Friday: Ayad Akhtar

It’s the end of the week -- when we share a TEDxBroadway talk from our vaults. This week’s Fresh Idea Friday features Ayad Akhtar and his 2015 talk from TEDxBroadway. TEDxBroadway will be returning to the New World Stages on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. As you know, we sell out every year and quickly, so we encourage you to get your tickets now!Read More:Fresh Idea Friday: DJ Kurs Fresh Idea Friday: Christine Jones Fresh Idea Friday: Rachelle Pereira

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A “Wow” at the Symphony

AV News reported on a cute story at the Boston Symphony Hall:"The Handel And Haydn Society orchestra was performing at the Boston Symphony Hall. Just after the final rest of Mozart’s 'Masonic Funeral Music,' an unseen kid yelled out 'wow!' in apparently unvarnished appreciation of what he’d just heard. Everyone laughed and applauded the moment."While this is certainly a pleasant outburst, there are some behaviors that theatergoers do not appreciate.Goldstar surveyed more than 1,000 members as well as theater...

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Pricing

Top Broadway Shows by Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending May 12

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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Fresh Idea Friday: DJ Kurs

It’s the end of the week — when we share a TEDxBroadway talk from our vaults. This week, Deaf West Theatre's DJ Kurs says magic happens when people set aside their perceived limitations and come together with those who are different from them. Deaf West's 2015 revival of Spring Awakening marked a lot of firsts: the first Broadway musical performed simultaneously in spoken English and sign language; the first time an actor in a wheelchair starred on Broadway; and...

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Pricing

How Selling Tickets for 65 Cents Helps This Theater

That's right. Arts Professional reports that the Citizens Theatre in Glasgow sells tickets for as little as 50p.Dominic Hill, artistic director of Citizens Theatre, writes: "A hundred 50p tickets are available for each production. Tickets are available the Saturday before opening night and must be purchased in person at the box office in cash. Tickets usually sell out within half an hour with many keen bargain hunters queuing from early in the morning.""It’s not just a way of diversifying...

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Fresh Idea Friday: Christine Jones

It’s the end of the week — when we share a TEDxBroadway talk from our vaults. Broadway News announced that the Rockwell Group is planning a Broadway-themed hotel, and "the initial 2020 art exhibition, which will be displayed in the hotel’s public spaces on a six-month rotation, will be curated by scenic designer Christine Jones." Here, Jones talks about Theatre for One, a portable, private performing arts space for one actor and one audience member with no barrier between...

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Top Broadway Shows by Revenue Per Seat — Week Ending April 28

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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Fresh Idea Friday: Rachelle Pereira

It’s the end of the week — when we share a TEDxBroadway talk from our vaults. This week, facilitator, coach and co-founder of EQUALibrium Group Rachelle Pereira talks about how feedback from a jerk co-worker could revolutionize performance. EQUALibrium Group is a leadership and communication consulting firm dedicated to nurturing and building Powerful Modern Leaders.TEDxBroadway will be returning to the New World Stages on Tuesday, September 24, 2019. As you know, we sell out every year and quickly, so we encourage you...

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Fresh Idea Friday: Kanya Balakrishna

It’s the end of the week — when we share a TEDxBroadway talk from our vaults. This week, co-founder and president of The Future Project Kanya Balakrishna talks about how dreaming can be the way to transform our educational system and every student in it. The Future Project recruits, trains, and dispatches transformational leaders into high schools across the country. These leaders partner with teachers and community members to inspire and equip students to build passion-driven Future Projects in...

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STUCK Podcast: Answers to Real Workplace Questions

STUCK is a show about triumphing over common workplace dilemmas. If you know what it's like to have a problem at work without a clue what to do, listen in!Damian Bazadona, President of Situation, recently launched STUCK with the Founders of EQUALibrium Group, Katie Byrne and Rachelle Pereira. On the podcast, Damian and Rachelle weigh-in on real workplace questions that come directly from their audience. In the first season, Damian and Rachelle exchange their views on everything from creating...

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