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Survey Says? Live Entertainment

We’d love your help with this survey. Wait, wait! Before you click the ‘x’ to close this up — there’s something in it for you. Answer a 3-minute survey and be entered to win a $250 Amazon gift card. (We’ll pick a winner on March 16 and notify you by email.) But, more important, answer a few questions and, well, be part of making our industry the BEST for everyone. Take the Survey Thanks for your help!

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And the (TEDxBroadway) Winners Are …

We just have to congratulate TEDxBroadway speakers Christine Jones, David Yazbek, Jordan Roth and Ken Davenport on their Tony wins this past weekend. We’re incredibly proud of them and the SIX other TEDxBroadway alums who were nominated for Tonys this year. To us, they are all winners. See, each year we approach each speaker and ask them to pour their heart, soul, creativity, energy, fresh ideas and time into a talk that lasts not more than 18 minutes. They spend …

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Company XIV’s Nutcracker Rouge Wins 11th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award

Company XIV has won the 11th Annual Goldstar National Nutcracker Award, the only award which honors live performances of the seasonal classic. As winner of the audience-favorite competition, Company XIV takes home “The Nutty” statuette, a cash prize for its education/accessibility programs, and is named the best-loved Nutcracker in the U.S. for 2017. This production competed in the largest field of nominees in the Award’s history — it beat out over 85 other Nutcracker-themed productions for the win. “Wow! I’m …

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#FreeTicketFriday

#FreeTicketFriday

In this week’s #TBT — titled What Would Mark Twain Say About Feedback? — Jim listed several reasons why many organizations (inside and outside live entertainment) hesitate to hear what customers have to say. If you haven’t yet, you can read his post here. So here’s our question for the week: Do you listen to your customers’ feedback? Share your answer here, and we’ll pick a winner at random to receive $20 in Goldstar credit. We’ll contact the winner via private message …

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#FreeTicketFriday

#FreeTicketFriday

Earlier this week, Jim shared his thoughts on why selling out is so important in live entertainment. If you haven’t yet, you can read his post here. So here’s our question for the week: Do you agree that selling out in live entertainment is urgent? Share your answer here, and we’ll pick a winner at random to receive $20 in Goldstar credit. We’ll contact the winner via private message on Tuesday.

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#FreeTicketFriday Winner Announced

To coincide with Jim’s Superpowers series (read part one), on Friday we asked you the following question: If you could choose your own superpower, what would it be: flying, mind reading, invisibility or … ? You could paste your answer here, and we’d pick a winner to receive $20 in Goldstar credit. And the winner is: Angela Smiddy, who posted FLYING. Congratulations, Angela!

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#FreeTicketFriday Winner Announced

On Friday, we asked you to head over to Goldstar to choose a summer event you’d like to attend, copy and paste the link to that event here, and we’d pick a winner to receive $20 in Goldstar credit. And the winner is: Matt Harding, who posted a link to San Diego Bay Cruise Aboard the Yacht Jada. Congratulations, Matt!

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#FreeTicketFriday Winner Announced

On Friday, we asked you to head over to Goldstar to choose an event you’d like to see, copy and paste a link to that event here and we’d pick a winner to receive $20 in Goldstar credit. And the winner is: Brian Heck, who posted a link to Bette Midler’s Divine Intervention (Legendary Performer’s First Major Tour in 10 Years) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Congratulations, Brian!

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And the Winner for #FreeTicketFriday Is …

… Autumn Jojola! She answered our question about naming the machine that would allow true fans to buy tickets first with “The Fanatic Proofmeter!” Love the idea Autumn, we’ll be emailing you shortly with instructions to claim your prize! And for everyone else, stay tuned for our next #FreeTicketFriday, where you could win $50 in Goldstar cash just for commenting. Good luck!

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#FreeTicketFriday

#FreeTicketFriday

It’s #FreeTicketFriday, and we’re ready to give away some fun! Jim talks frequenty about how broadcasting a live show is good because it means more people will come into contact with a live entertainment product. Post an answer to our question, and one lucky winner will score $50 in Goldstar cash. What musical or play do you think should be broadcast live? We’ll announce the winner on Monday at noon. * If you win, you could choose from 1,000s of …

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