Why are so many Broadway shows closing? How did Broadway lose $100 million this summer? Is there a Broadway Mafia?
🌻🌻 OPEN ME 🌻🌻
Hi theatre friends!! Today, we’re discussing why so many Broadway musicals and plays are closing this summer. We’re also discussing how Broadway lost $100 Million this summer. If you haven’t heard, an insane 14 shows have announced that they are closing since last month’s Tony Awards. These shows include Waitress the Musical, Beautiful the Carol King Musical, King Kong the musical, The Cher Show, Be More Chill, The Prom, Pretty Woman, Gary, King Lear, Burn This, Hillary and Clinton, Frankie and Johnny, The Ferryman, and What the Constitution Means to Me. The only shows to turn a profit were the three limited run plays and the two long running musicals.
So what the heck is going on? And what does Hamilton, Harry Potter, Hello Dolly and Bruce Springsteen have to do with it? AND what does this mean for the future of these musicals that are closing?
QOTD What #Musicals are you most sad to see leaving #Broadway? Let me know in the comments below!
Capitalizations Forbes Article Link below
💋10% off Glossier skincare & makeup
Just click through my link for the discount on Glossier!
🎭 Main Channel: Katherine Steele
🎉 Vlog Channel: Party at Kat’s
💅🏻 Instagram: @Kath_Steele
🐥 Twitter: @Kath_Steele
📱 Facebook: @TheatreThursdayFam
I’m Katherine Steele and I really like musical theatre! I’m officially the unofficial Drama Club President of the internet. On this channel you’ll find Broadway musical reviews, analysis on your favorite shows, first reactions to brand new ones, countdown lists for theatre kids, and tons of musical theatre audition advice! When I’m not on YouTube, I’m a professional musical theatre & screen actress and made-for-TV series host!
Music by: Italian Afternoon by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (
FTC: This video was not sponsored. Some links may be affiliate ♡
💌 BRANDS & COMPANIES: If you’re interested in working with me, please email me at KatherineSteeleYT@gmail.com