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Ticketing

‘Hamilton’ to sell $10 tickets for all seats at Halloween performance

"Hamilton" is expanding its lottery program for Halloween night. The Broadway show will play an 8 p.m. performance on Oct. 31 in which all available...

TKTS to display prices on boards at all locations

The Theatre Development Fund will now display ticket prices, rather than percentage discounts at all of TKTS booths. The move, which began Oct. 1, follows...

‘The Book of Mormon’ announces the end of its in-person lottery

“The Book of Mormon” is ending its long-standing in-person lottery in favor of going all digital. The lottery was one of the last in-person...

MTC expands $30 ticket program to 35 year olds

Manhattan Theater Club has expanded its $30 ticketing program to include members up to the age of 35. The program, formerly known as 30 Under...

Lincoln Center TKTS booth to display prices, not discounts, on boards

The Theater Development Fund is making changes to its Lincoln Center TKTS booth as a trial run for its other locations. Beginning Aug. 1,...

New York State passes bill requiring more transparency from ticket resellers

The New York State Legislature passed a bill Wednesday that takes aim at ticket resellers.  The legislation, which has been supported by the Broadway League...

Ken Davenport sells group sales business to John Gore Organization

Producer Ken Davenport has sold his group sales business, Your Broadway Genius, to the John Gore Organization’s Group Sales Box Office. Stephanie Lee, president...

Show-Score to update reviews on site, give data to producers

Show-Score is updating how reviews appear on its site and providing new data on its members to producers. The site, which assigns scores to Broadway...

StubHub announces Sukhinder Singh Cassidy as president

StubHub, the resale ticket company that recently announced a partnership with Roundabout Theatre Company, announced Sukhinder Singh Cassidy will be its new president and...

Manhattan man sentenced to 6.5 years in prison for ‘Hamilton’ ticket scheme

Joseph Meli was sentenced to six-and-a-half years in prison Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to charges of defrauding 130 investors in a proposed ticket...

Roundabout Theatre Company partners with StubHub on secondary ticketing

Roundabout Theatre Company has teamed up with StubHub as its official secondary ticketing partner. The partnership, which the companies are calling "the first of...

What determines Broadway ticket pricing

As Broadway welcomes more first-time theatergoers, Mike Rafael is trying to figure out how to get them to come back a second time. Rafael,...

Playwrights Welcome free ticket initiative reaches 100 theaters

Playwrights Welcome has broadened its free ticketing initiative for playwrights to include 100 theaters across the country. The Playwrights Welcome initiative, created by Samuel...

U.K. ruling will not change StubHub’s operations in the U.S.

Despite changes to its operations in the United Kingdom, StubHub will not be disrupting the way it does business in the U.S. Last week the Advertising...

How Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan platform is faring on Broadway

Ticketmaster’s Verified Fan has narrowed down the number of resellers to less than 5% of all tickets sold across all genres, but it still...