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The producers of Hamilton have reported that an innovative paperless ticketing system aimed at combating touts has "exceeded expectations". The musical began previews on December...

Higher ticket prices and increased sales have helped drive box office income for UK theatres up by 18% over the past three years. Data from...

Five stories this week speak vividly of the changing face of theatre in the UK. Two detail record box office for UK theatres against...

Pantomimes broke two records last year, with total box office income rising above £60 million for the first time and theatres selling an average...

Unlike in the West End, where weekly box office grosses are a well-guarded secret, Broadway has a transparency where every show reports its weekly...

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s box office income last year was £34 million, down £1.1 million from 2015/16. In 2016/17, 2.7 million tickets were sold globally...

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe has posted record ticket sales for the fifth year running with an estimated 2,696,884 tickets sold in its 70th-anniversary year. This...

The brutal economics of Broadway’s dependence on star casting has been underlined by two current shows. First, Hello, Dolly!, which is doing record business...

Theatre’s box office performance against a worsening backdrop of funding cuts is impressive, but it should not be read without a series of caveats. The...
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