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Broadway Nights

BROADWAY NIGHTS from Ghostlight Theatricals premiered in 2011, with the launch of the Celebrity Silhouette, the fourth Solstice-Class vessel from Celebrity Cruise Lines. BROADWAY NIGHTS was the fourth musical theater tribute production from Ghostlight Theatricals to be performed on a cruise vessel.

With over 300 performances, more than 375,000 spectators, two engagement extensions, and over 5 years at sea, BROADWAY NIGHTS has brought the magic of Broadway’s best musicals to cruise guests around the world.

BROADWAY NIGHTS completed its performance run at sea in 2016 and has been completely updated and reconfigured for land based performances and can be seen in theaters, casinos and custom showrooms around the world. The show can adapt to several different types of unique and specialized entertainment locations, including convention centers, temporary spaces, tents, open areas, retail venues and outdoor settings. The concert style presentation of musical theater’s best music presented live has been a hit with audiences around the world.

We hope you have a chance to see the show live!

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Broadway Theater, typically referred to as “Broadway”, is a staged theatrical performance presented in one of the 40 professional theaters (defined as having more than 500 seats) located in “Theater District”. The “Theater District” is an area in New York City centered along Broadway and in Lincoln Center in Manhattan. Musical theater districts can be found all over the world, with the most famous and magical being New York City’s Broadway.

BROADWAY NIGHTS captures the energy of “opening night”, reliving the magic of Broadway’s best musicals. The show is set on a gorgeous concert stage featuring embedded video, multiple levels and the latest in live special effects.

BROADWAY NIGHTS showcases the passionate vocal and dance performances delivered by a talented cast of amazing artists, and a walk through the history of Broadway’s greatest hits.

BROADWAY NIGHTS is available for booking for multi-week engagements worldwide. The show has been designed to perform in a theater and is best presented in this type of performance space. The show can be modified to perform in other types of venues and the concert set staging fits with almost any type of venue architecture.

BROADWAY NIGHTS is part of the 3 show “Silhouette Package” from POET Theatricals. The other productions that are included with the “Silhouette Package” are VELOCITY (a music, aerial and dance themed show) and SILHOUETTE (a European cirque-style theatrical circus production combines with unique lighting and special effects).

Show packages from POET Theatricals allow venues, property owners and presenters to maximize production impact with less cost by allowing presentation of three dramatically different shows utilizing one performing cast and one preproduction expenditure. Each of the POET Theatricals’ show “packages” (Solstice, Equinox, Eclipse, Silhouette and Reflection packages) represents over 2.5 million dollars in capital expenditure investment in the production’s costumes, sets, flying automation, video and music.

Show packages are perfect for venues that have repeat customers (casinos with strong local market draw for example), guests that are residing in the venue (vacation and destination resort hotels), or travelers that are moving from place to place with the venue (cruise ships).

POET Theatricals has the ability to “mix and match” different show packages depending on audience demographics.

INCLUDED EQUIPMENT

The BROADWAY NIGHTS production includes the following:

  • Originally Recorded Soundtrack of Broadway and West End hits from the BROADWAY NIGHTS production, orchestrated and recorded by the BROADWAY NIGHTS creative team. (Originally recorded third party soundtracks must be licensed for performance).
  • Show Costuming, Props and Equipment.
  • Digital audio playback, time code and show control.
  • Lighting Control.
  • Digital media servers, video projectors, led video and video distribution.
  • High-speed performer flying winches, winch power distribution and acrobatic rigging.
  • Production soft goods.
  • Production sets.

SHIPPING REQUIREMENTS

Shipping requirements can be scaled depending on show size and scope of technical infrastructure required for the performance. The show can adapt to existing staging, lighting and rigging layouts. POET Theatricals’ goal is to reduce the preproduction cost and installation of the show as much as possible, and we work with presenters to trim these expenses.

Examples of shipping requirements are:

Soft Sets The BROADWAY NIGHTS “Soft Set” production requires cargo space of one 24’ truck or a 40’ high-cube oceangoing container (for overseas productions). This set includes a backdrop only and show props used in connection with the performance. This “soft set” version does not include the multi-level hard set or large set elements.

Full Set The “Full Set” production includes the entire hard set of the show and the “soft set”. This version includes all of the stair units, multi level sets, and other stage elements. This version travels in three 53’ trucks or three 40’ and one 20’ oceangoing containers (for overseas productions).

Turn-key Our “turn-key” production package adds all lighting, sound, venue required soft goods, venue rigging and staging for the show in a complete turn-key package. This additional technical support travels in 1 or 2, 53-foot tractor trailers, depending on the level of production support required for the venue.

TRAVELING CAST AND CREW

BROADWAY NIGHTS uses a traveling cast of 18 live singers and dancers.

Crew size is 3 persons: 1 Technical director, 1 FOH operator (lighting, media and show control), and 1 lead rigger/ acrobatic rigger.

A. BROADWAY NIGHTS is a musical theater concert revue performance featuring the hits of Broadway Musicals performed against a backdrop modern gala style set.
A. BROADWAY NIGHTS is appropriate for all ages 10 and up, although the show will appeal to audiences that enjoy musical theater.
A. The show was originally designed to be performed in a theater, but can also be performed in tents, convention spaces, custom open spaces, and in outdoor venues.
A. Loading in the production depends on access to the space, but shows from POET Theatricals in touring configuration can be loaded in a quickly as 1 day. In non-touring configuration load in can take between 3 to 7 days.
A. There are 18 performers in the production comprised of live singers and dancers.
A. The soundtrack is an original recording of musical theater hits from Broadway. The track list is a collection of the best of Broadway’s musical theater both new and old.
A. The show can be scaled for as short as 30 minutes to as long as 75 minutes.
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