And such a jump probably only makes sense if producers can get away with little to no redesign of the physical production, so that elements from the Broadway
version can simply be moved over without incurring major costs.
Because of all the activity on Broadway
, Bellantoni said there is actually only one store available for rent, the former shoe store Juno at 543 Broadway
Thomson-Technicolor recognized Broadway
Dance Center's unique needs, and worked closely with the building owner and BDC to secure terms that worked well for all parties," noted Katcher.
The stage version of the Disney movie is a London hit, arriving on Broadway
with Gavin Lee repeating his star-making turn as Bert the sooty chimneysweep.
And, in a way, they were: Capeman's extravagant display of Puerto Rico's vast musical wealth--bombas, plenas, aguinaldos, jazz, mambos, salsa--was lavished on an audience that contained more Latin faces than I've ever seen in any Broadway
The remaining 40,000 square feet at 1880 Broadway
is distributed between the ground and second level.
As inspiration, Rivera's life certainly has what it takes: the spunky kid who loses her father at 7, gets into SAB at 14, gets her first Broadway
job at 20, sticks with musical theater through thick and thin, and then recovers from a leg-mangling accident by sheer force of will and hard work.
With a bona fide Broadway
hit (The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) under his garter belt, the writer-performer returns to his drag theater roots (remember Psycho Beach Party?
plays "The Dinner Party," "Dirty Blonde" and "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe" have a top ticket of $65, with only "Proof" ($69) and "The Tale of the Allergist's Wife" ($70) getting marginally more.
The firm has been retained as the exclusive retail leasing agent 2626 Broadway
, 1657 Broadway
and 1775 Broadway
A census would almost certainly reveal that most of the careers depicted in Broadway
musicals are related to show business, from the singers and dancers of Show Boat to the gypsies of Chorus Line and 42nd Street.