Broadway Across America

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Broadway Across America (BAA) (formerly Pace Theatrical Group, SFX Theatrical Group, and the theatre division of Clear Channel/Live Nation) is a presenter and producer of live theatrical events in the United States and Canada since 1982.[1] It is currently owned by Key Brand Entertainment (KBE), who purchased it from Live Nation in 2008.

Through its network of presenting partners, BAA presents touring Broadway shows, family productions, and other live shows in over 40 North American venues. Shows presented include Broadway hits on tour such as Wicked, Jersey Boys, Chicago, Monty Python’s Spamalot, The Lion King, Rent, Spring Awakening, and The Phantom of the Opera. In 2008, Broadway Across America sold over 6.4 million tickets to over 4,000 performances throughout its network of cities[citation needed].

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  • 1988 - Zev Buffman Theatricals [2]
    • Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg
  • 1994 - Theatre League of Atlanta[3]
    • Atlanta
  • 1998: Magicworks Entertainment[4]
    • Salt Lake City
  • 1998: American Artists[5]
    • Boston
  • 2000: Jujamcyn Productions[6]
    • Minneapolis, Baltimore, Omaha, Portland, Milwaukee
  • 2007: operations at Music Hall[7][8]
    • Kansas City
  • 2011: theatre at Peabody Opera House[9]
    • St. Louis

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