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.[2][3][4][5]

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 and Broadway Across Canada sold over 6.4 million tickets throughout its 40 theatres in the United States and Canada.[3]

Acquisitions[edit]

  • 1988: Zev Buffman Theatricals [6] — Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg
  • 1994: Theatre League of Atlanta[7] — Atlanta
  • 1998: Magicworks Entertainment[8] — Salt Lake City
  • 1998: American Artists[9] — Boston
  • 2000: Jujamcyn Productions[10] — Minneapolis, Baltimore, Omaha, Portland, Milwaukee
  • 2007: operations at Music Hall[11][12] — Kansas City
  • 2011: theatre at Peabody Opera House[13] — St. Louis

Venues[edit]

As of October 2014, Broadway Across America presents shows at the following venues in the United States:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Robertson, Cambell (April 1, 2007), "A Force in Touring Hits the End of the Road", The New York Times 
  2. ^ Cox, Gordon (January 24, 2008), "Live Nation sells off theater division", Variety 
  3. ^ a b Jones, Kenneth (January 24, 2008), "Key Brand Entertainment Acquires Live Nation Tour Markets, Plans to Nurture New Work", Playbill 
  4. ^ Robertson, Campbell (January 25, 2008), "Live Nation Finds a Buyer for its Theater Business", The New York Times 
  5. ^ Smith, Alistair (January 28, 2008), "Live Nation theatrical business sale finalised", The Stage 
  6. ^ Zink, Jack (November 11, 1988), "For Zev Bufman Theatricals, Exit Stage Left", Sun-Sentinel 
  7. ^ "Chamberlain, Charming Star At Fox Theatre", Spartanburg Herald-Journal, August 27, 1993 
  8. ^ "Magicworks Is Sold", Sun-Sentinel, August 8, 1998 
  9. ^ Taylor, Markland (August 11, 1998), "Bound for Boston: SFX subsidiary gains legit house American Artists", Variety 
  10. ^ "Twin Cities-based show producer Jujamcyn is sold to N.Y. giant SFX", Star Tribune, May 11, 2000 . Online archive from NewsBank
  11. ^ Trussell, Robert (August 12, 2007), "'Spamalot' is Theater League's final production", Kansas City Star . Online archive from NewsBank
  12. ^ Spencer, Laura (December 10, 2010), Broadway Across America and Theater League Combine Broadway Series, Kansas City, Missouri: KCUR 
  13. ^ Johnson, Kevin C.; Newmark, Judith (September 29, 2011). "The Peabody is just beginning to take shape". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. 
  14. ^ Fox Cities Performing Arts Center — Appleton, WI at FoxCities.Broadway.com
  15. ^ Fox Theatre — Atlanta, GA at Atlanta.Broadway.com
  16. ^ Bass Concert Hall — Austin, TX at Austin.Broadway.com
  17. ^ The Hippodrome Theatre — Baltimore, MD at Baltimore.Broadway.com
  18. ^ Boston Opera House — Boston, MA at Boston.Broadway.com
  19. ^ Charles Playhouse — Boston, MA at Boston.Broadway.com
  20. ^ Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre — Boston, MA at Boston.Broadway.com
  21. ^ Emerson Cutler Majestic Theatre — Boston, MA at Boston.Broadway.com
  22. ^ Procter & Gamble Hall - Aronoff Center for the Arts — Cincinnati, OH at Cincinnati.Broadway.com
  23. ^ Ohio Theatre — Columbus, OH at Columbus.Broadway.com
  24. ^ Palace Theatre — Columbus, OH at Columbus.Broadway.com
  25. ^ Broward Center — Fort Lauderdale, FL at FortLauderdale.Broadway.com
  26. ^ The Parker Playhouse — Fort Lauderdale, FL at FortLauderdale.Broadway.com
  27. ^ Sarofim Hall - The Hobby Center — Houston, TX at Houston.Broadway.com
  28. ^ Clowes Memorial Hall — Indianapolis, IN at Indianapolis.Broadway.com
  29. ^ Murat Theatre at Old National Centre — Indianapolis, IN at Indianapolis.Broadway.com
  30. ^ Moran Theatre Times Union Center — Jacksonville, FL at Jacksonville.Broadway.com
  31. ^ Municipal Auditorium Music Hall — Kansas City, MO at KansasCity.Broadway.com
  32. ^ Muriel Kauffman Theatre - Kauffman Center — Kansas City, MO at KansasCity.Broadway.com
  33. ^ The Kentucky Center — Louisville, KY at Louisville.Broadway.com
  34. ^ Overture Center for the Arts — Madison, WI at Madison.Broadway.com
  35. ^ The Adrienne Arsht Center — Miami, FL at Miami.Broadway.com
  36. ^ Milwaukee Theatre — Milwaukee, WI at Milwaukee.Broadway.com
  37. ^ Uihlein Hall - Marcus Center — Milwaukee, WI at Milwaukee.Broadway.com
  38. ^ Orpheum Theatre — Minneapolis, MN at Minneapolis.Broadway.com
  39. ^ Pantages Theatre — Minneapolis, MN at Minneapolis.Broadway.com
  40. ^ State Theatre — Minneapolis, MN at Minneapolis.Broadway.com
  41. ^ Mahalia Jackson Theater — New Orleans, LA at NewOrleans.Broadway.com
  42. ^ Saenger Theatre — New Orleans, LA at NewOrleans.Broadway.com
  43. ^ Orpheum Theater (NE) — Omaha, NE at Omaha.Broadway.com
  44. ^ Segerstrom Center for the Arts — Costa Mesa, CA at OrangeCounty.Broadway.com
  45. ^ Bob Carr Performing Arts Centre — Orlando, FL at Orlando.Broadway.com
  46. ^ Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts — Orlando, FL at Orlando.Broadway.com
  47. ^ Benedum Center for the Performing Arts — Pittsburgh, PA at Pittsburgh.Broadway.com
  48. ^ Heinz Hall — Pittsburgh, PA at Pittsburgh.Broadway.com
  49. ^ Keller Auditorium — Portland, OR at Portland.broadway.com
  50. ^ Abravanel Hall — Salt Lake City, UT at SaltLakeCity.Broadway.com
  51. ^ Capitol Theatre — Salt Lake City, UT at SaltLakeCity.Broadway.com
  52. ^ Kingsbury Hall — Salt Lake City, UT at SaltLakeCity.Broadway.com
  53. ^ The Majestic Theatre — San Antonio, TX at SanAntonio.Broadway.com
  54. ^ The Paramount Theatre — Seattle, WA at Seattle.broadway.com
  55. ^ Peabody Opera House — St. Louis, MO at StLouis.Broadway.com
  56. ^ ASU Gammage — Tempe, AZ at Tempe.Broadway.com

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