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Mid December News

By David Jacobs | December 15th, 2012

With December in full swing, for many football fans, it means college football bowl season. The first round of bowl games have started this week and ticket sales to those games were higher than they have been in years. With a number of big bowl games still slated for the rest of the month and into January of 2013; including many of the big BCS bowl games and the national championship bowl game, tickets are still available for those who want to see these live football events in person. Those who are still looking for remaining college bowl game tickets will find that most locations have options available but that they will still need to act with urgency as most tickets sell out by game day.

Meanwhile the theatre world received its own special treat as in the world of live theatre, this season is all about getting in the Christmas spirit. On December 15th it was revealed that the world premiere of A Wing in the Willows Christmas; a brand new musical from the Two River Theater Company would be hitting the stage. The new production is based off the fames children’s classic from author Kenneth Grahame and was created to provide wholesome holiday entertainment for the whole family. Tickets for opening night December 15th and the rest of the production’s live shows are now available.

Book Of Mormon, Evita and Picnic

By David Jacobs | December 14th, 2012

This week, the world of Broadway was treated to the triumphant return of one of the most praised live musical productions when Picinic made its return to the stage. The play re-opened on Broadway on December 14th after it was announced earlier in the season that Picnic would return to oBroadway due to popular demand.  This drama about a small-town community looking to see beyond the confines of their town and to the world beyond their home when an out-of-town stranger arrives to their community. The dramatic play already had a successful Broadway run and is returning once again after a tour across the country. The play, inspired by the Pulitzer-Prize winning book from William Ingle is once again playing live on Broadway and tickets are currently available for those looking to see the production live.

Those who are looking for a live Broadway experience beyond the streets of New York City will also be able to catch an award winning production when The Book of Mormon heads out on the road. Additional tour dates were announced for the production which will be visiting venues around the country into 2013. The wildly successful Broadway play, from the creative minds of Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, has already gotten the attention of audiences from all over the globe and now thousands more from all over the country will get the opportunity to see this inspiring musical live. Tickets to the event and the recently added dates, are now on sale and available to the public.

Holiday Excitement

By David Jacobs | December 13th, 2012

Even though the holidays are fast approaching, and many are ready to start enjoying their holiday breaks, the world of entertainment is still in full force and several big announcements were revealed from the entertainment world today. One of the first announcements came just in time for the holiday season as the professionals behind Madison Square Garden in new York City announced that on December 13th they would officially begin performances of the highly anticipated holiday production of Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas. This is a limited time performance of the production and it will last through December 30th. With impressive pre-show ticket sales already through the roof, those who want tickets to see the production live will not want to wait as even the massive Madison Square Garden will not be able to hold all the fans that want to see this production live.

Theater Time

By David Jacobs | December 11th, 2012

This week in the live theatre world; numerous announcements were revealed regarding the world of live music. One of the biggest announcements came when with the announcement of a Woody Allen musical called Bullets Over Broadway. This unique musical production will follow the film of the same name and will feature the five time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. With this successful Broadway legend and the talent of Woody Allen behind the production, this new musical is already highly anticipated as many are anxious to see Allen’s talents on the Broadway stage. This musical adaptation of the Woody Allen Academy Award nominated film was announced this week and is scheduled to premiere during the 2013-2014 Broadway season.

Audiences will be treated to the new opening of the highly anticipated live musical production Viva Forever! This theatrical performance will feature an array of songs made famous by the 1990s pop music group; the Spice Girls. The musical was developed in hopes to bring the world of live theatrical productions to a younger generation of fans. This music along with an original book by Jennifer Saunders will tell a new tale of following your dreams, friendships and of course ‘girl power’ the production officially opens on December 11th and will call the London Piccadilly Theater its home.

Entertainment Sunday

By David Jacobs | December 9th, 2012

This week the entertainment world was given several big announcements regarding upcoming events in the theatre, sports and music realms. The announcement began with a big reveal from the Broadway world when the highly anticipated musical Golden Boy opened up on Broadway this week. The 1937 story received a makeover and retelling that will bring the classic tale to life in a whole new way. The new production will feature former War Horse star Seth Numrich in the starring role. The premier of the new Broadway musical is set for this week and tickets for those looking to see the event live on the Broadway stage are now available to the public.

Meanwhile, the final match ups for the 2013 college bowl series was announced earlier this week and it was revealed that the BCS title showdown would take place between top ranked Notre Dame; and number two team Alabama. Ticket sales have already set records for this upcoming matchup so those who are looking to get tickets to see the national championships live will want to act quickly. Along with the announcement about the BCS title game; match ups for the Cotton, Chik-Fil-A, Rose Bowl and Fiesta Bowl; all big college bowl games were also revealed. All current bowl game tickets are now on sale and available to the public just in time for bowl season which is set to kick off after the holidays.

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