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Broadway box office and attendance up slightly

...11.09 million in 2003 to 11.3 million this year. "From a business point of view, it was a very solid year," Jed Bernstein, League president, said in an interview with The Associated Press. "Last winter was a hard time, but things were...
Broadway grosses off 20 percent during convention

...Last week's business results, although not surprising, were disappointing for the industry," league President Jed Bernstein said. "Several shows saw sharp declines." Hardest hit were productions that have been struggling all summer, including...
'Gypsy' and 'Never Gonna Dance' slated to close

...always a difficult time for shows that don't come out of the Christmas season quite as strongly as they would like," Jed Bernstein, head of the League of American Theatres and Producers, said Monday. "The wet and cold weather has not helped anything...
Attendance down, grosses up on Broadway in 2003

...from a record 12.1 million in 2000. "If you were grading the year, I think you would give it a solid 'B,"' Jed Bernstein, league president, said. "Attendance is off a little bit, whether you look at it on a 12-month basis or on a...
Grosses, ticket prices up during the 2002-2003 Broadway season

...decline in local tourism due to economic uncertainty, the Iraq war and the brief musicians' strike," league president Jed Bernstein said. Artistically and commercially, success came early in the season. Two of the biggest hits arrived before Labor...
Jackman is back; so are the biggest musicals

...nothing as formidable, but don't count on the ratings to soar. "CBS continues to have great faith in us," says Jed Bernstein, League president, in explaining why this time around the telecast will continue to focus on what the program does...
Broadway producers and actors union try again to reach a new labor contract

...think both sides are going to work very hard over the next two weeks to get this to a good place for both sides," Jed Bernstein, league president, said. "There is a strong commitment to reach a resolution. Both sides realize that strikes...
Blackout cost estimated at up to $6 billion

...calculated. Broadway lost $1 million worth of tickets for shows canceled after the lights went out Thursday, and Jed Bernstein, president of League of American Theatres and Producers, estimated that theaters will only recoup about half those...
Movies, TV shows with terror plots face uncertain future

...scheduled for Sunday, was postponed. Broadway shows, closed for two days, will resume performances Thursday evening. Jed Bernstein, president of the League of American Theatres and Producers, said that before the curtains rise, the theaters will...
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