Andrew C. McGibbon
Andrew C. McGibbon has spent the past thirty years working in live theatre as a stage manager, general manager, producer and leader in the convergence of Broadway and online.
Mr. McGibbon worked as a stage manager and general manager for ten years. In 1994 he created a website devoted to live theatre, BroadwayWorld-Wide.com. The site was subsequently bought by, and became Playbill.com. He continued to manage the site for Playbill for four years. In 2000 he became the website manager for TonyAwards.com. With the 2008-09 season he finished his ninth year on the show. He has also worked as a webmaster for the Broadway League and Jazz at Lincoln Center. He is presently the Director of Digital Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
In addition to his work in the theatrical industry, Mr. McGibbon is also a partner in Simple Solutions Distributing, a manufacturer of filtration equipment for the waste-water industry.
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Final 8 Weeks!
Pulitzer Prize winning
Will Play Final Broadway Performance
On Sunday, March 1
New York Times Top 10 of 2014!
“Terrific, turbulent, with fresh currents of dramatic electricity,
Disgraced comes roaring to life on Broadway!
- Charles Isherwood, The New York Times
“Breathtaking! Raw and blistering, Disgraced packs the punch and power that won it the Pulitzer Prize. - Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
“Get ready to gasp! Riveting, provocative and beautifully acted, this compelling Pulitzer Prize winner makes us think – deeply.” - Roma Torre, NY1
The Pulitzer Prize winning play DISGRACED by Ayad Akhtar will play its final Broadway performance on Sunday, March 1, 2015 at the Lyceum Theatre, 149 West 45th Street. As of that date, it will have played 149 performances and 27 previews. In addition to the Pulitzer Prize, DISGRACED received Obie and Joseph Jefferson Awards.
BROADWAY CONTINUES UPWARD TREND IN AUDIENCE GROWTH
CALENDAR YEAR 2014 vs CALENDAR YEAR 2013:
BROADWAY ATTENDANCE IS UP 13%
SEASON-TO-DATE, AS OF WEEK 32:
BROADWAY ATTENDANCE IS UP 14%
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BROADWAY HOLIDAY SEASON KICKS OFF A HAPPY NEW YEAR!
BEST ATTENDED AND HIGHEST GROSSING
CHRISTMAS WEEK AND NEW YEAR’S WEEK EVER!
PLUS: ALMOST 20 NEW SHOWS STILL TO OPEN THIS SPRING
New York, NY – January 5, 2015 – The Broadway League reports robust holiday attendance and grosses and a strong start to 2015. The week ending December 28, 2014 and the week ending January 4, 2015 were the highest attended and highest grossing on Broadway in recorded history.
To Make Broadway Debut in
A New Comedy by Joe DiPietro
Based on the play Peccadillo by Garson Kanin
Directed by Kathleen Marshall
Previews Begin April 1, 2015
Opening Night April 20, 2015
On Broadway at the Longacre Theatre
SCHOOL OF ROCK
TO HAVE WORLD PREMIERE ON BROADWAY
CLASS BEGINS NOVEMBER 2, 2015
AT THE WINTER GARDEN THEATRE
Recoups on Broadway
Grossing $1.4M last week, Matilda The Musical
is now a profitable hit on Broadway
Matilda The Musical has paid back its $16 million investment on Broadway, making the show a rare hit simultaneously on Broadway and in London’s West End.
RUTHIE ANN MILES, ASHLEY PARK, CONRAD RICAMORA
EDWARD BAKER-DULY, JON VIKTOR CORPUZ, MURPHY GUYER
JAKE LUCAS, PAUL NAKAUCHI, MARC OKA
KELLI O’HARA and KEN WATANABE
LINCOLN CENTER THEATER’S
UPCOMING PRODUCTON OF
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S
THE KING AND I
directed by BARTLETT SHER
ENSEMBLE TO FEATURE:
AARON ALBANO, ADRIANA BRAGANZA, AMAYA BRAGANZA,
BILLY BUSTAMANTE, LaMAE CAPARAS, HSIN-PING CHANG,
ANDREW CHENG, LYNN MASAKO CHENG, OLIVIA CHUN,
ALI EWOLDT, ETHAN HALFORD HOLDER, COLE HORIBE,
MARYANN HU, JAMES IGNACIO, CHRISTIE KIM, KELVIN MOON LOH,
SUMIE MAEDA, PAUL HeeSANG MILLER, ROMMEL PIERRE O’CHOA,
KRISTEN FAITH OEI, AUTUMN OGAWA, YUKI OZEKI, STEPHANIE JAE PARK, DIANE PHELAN,
SAM POON, WILLIAM POON, BRIAN RIVERA, BENNYROYCE ROYON, LAINIE SAKAKURA, ANN SANDERS,
IAN SARACENI, ATSUHISA SHINOMIYA, MICHIKO TAKEMASA, KEI TSURUHARATANI,
CHRISTOPHER VO, ROCCO WU, TIMOTHY YANG
PREVIEWS BEGIN THURSDAY, MARCH 12
OPENING NIGHT IS THURSDAY, APRIL 16
AT THE VIVIAN BEAUMONT THEATER
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that Ruthie Ann Miles (as Lady Thiang), Ashley Park (as Tuptim), Conrad Ricamora (as Lun Tha), Edward Baker-Duly (as Sir Edward Ramsey), Jon Viktor Corpuz (as Prince Chulalongkorn), Murphy Guyer (as Captain Orton), Jake Lucas (as Louis), Paul Nakauchi (as Kralahome), and Marc Oka (as Phra Alack) will be featured in its upcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I. The production, which will feature a cast lead by Kelli O’Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), will be directed by Bartlett Sher, and will begin previews Thursday, March 12 and open on Thursday, April 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).
DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCES
TICKET EXCHANGE POLICY UNPRECEDENTED IN
COMMERCIAL BROADWAY THEATRE
Permanent, Year-Round Exchange Policy Now Available for
Disney’s Broadway Productions of ALADDIN and THE LION KING
Disney Theatrical Productions is proud to announce a revolutionary ticket exchange program for its Broadway musicals Aladdinand The Lion King, representing a breakthrough unprecedented in commercial Broadway theatre for its flexibility, scale and duration. The policy allows ticketholders for Disney’s Broadway shows – in advance and for any reason whatsoever – to change the date they see the show at any time up until two hours in advance of their scheduled performance. There is no limit to the number of times the tickets may be exchanged. Tickets must be exchanged at the original point of purchase via the Disney on Broadway Hotline, Ticketmaster (phone and web) or in-person at the respective show box offices (New Amsterdam and Minskoff Theatres), and a modest exchange fee applies. This service is available only to guests of Disney’s New York City productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, and the exchange may be made only for another performance of the production originally purchased. Specific terms and conditions follow.
TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR THE FIRST TIME DURING THE 2014-2015 SEASON
TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY
New York, NY (November 13, 2014) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season to determine the eligibility of seven Broadway productions for the 2015 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2014-2015 season to decide the eligibility for the 69th Annual Tony Awards.
TONY® AWARD WINNER
M A T T H E W B R O D E R I C K
BROADWAY’S SMASH HIT
IT’S ONLY A PLAY
New York, NY (November 13, 2014) – Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, and Ken Davenport announced today that Tony® Award winner Matthew Broderick has extended his contract with Broadway’s smash hit It’s Only A Play. Originally scheduled to appear in the production through its original closing date of January 4th, Broderick will continue to star in the production through its new end date on March 29, 2015. Broderick currently stars in the production opposite Nathan Lane, who exits on January 4th for a previously scheduled professional commitment. Beginning January 7th, Broderick will headline It’s Only A Play opposite the previously-announced Martin Short.