Broadway Grosses: King Kong Packs the House in First Main-Stem Performances

first_imgChristiani Pitts & Eric William Morris in “King Kong”(Photo: Joan Marcus) Show Closed This production ended its run on Aug. 18, 2019 Related Shows The much-anticipated new musical King Kong officially arrived at the Broadway Theatre on October 5. The new tuner based on the iconic 1932 novel made a strong showing in its first go on the Great White Way, taking in a gross of $364,854.00 in just two preview performances, and filling the theater to 100% capacity. Christiani Pitts and Eric William Morris star in the new tuner, which has an official opening-night date set for November 8. With audiences packing in so early on, now couldn’t be a better time to make plans to experience the new musical for yourself.Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending October 7.FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)1. Hamilton ($3,227,193.00)2. Springsteen on Broadway ($2,410,527.50)*3. The Lion King ($2,277,162.00)4. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ($2,101,243.00)5. Wicked ($1,773,676.00)UNDERDOGS (By Gross)5. The Waverly Gallery ($361,161.50)**4. The Play That Goes Wrong ($298,897.50)3. The Nap ($228,087.00)2. Head Over Heels ($227,083.75)1. American Son ($204,803.80)+FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)1. The Book of Mormon (104.06%)2. Come From Away (102.03%)3. Hamilton (101.80%)4. Dear Evan Hansen  (101.59%)5. The Lion King (100.03%)UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)5. The Play That Goes Wrong (72.00%)4. Kinky Boots (71.85%)3. School of Rock (68.57%)2. Summer: The Donna Summer Musical (51.73%)1. Head Over Heels (41.78%)*Number based on five performances**Number based on seven preview performances+Number based on two preview performancesSource: The Broadway Leaguecenter_img View Comments King Konglast_img read more

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CSX joins freight shipping data platform

first_imgUSA: CSX says it is the first North American railway to join the TradeLens, an open and neutral platform which has been developed by IBM and Maersk with the aim of overcoming supply chain data processing silos to provide improved transparency and shipment-status visibility.‘Railroads are vital links in the global supply chain, and CSX wants to support all of the ways our customers are seeking greater efficiency and flexibility’, said Mark Wallace, CSX Corp’s Executive Vice-President of Sales & Marketing, on November 1.‘As our customers move onto TradeLens, we’ll be helping provide them with better end-to-end shipment tracking capability.’last_img read more

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ECTEL warns service providers

first_imgCASTRIES, St. Lucia, Sep 04 2015 – The Eastern Caribbean Telecommunications Authority (ECTEL) Friday cautioned service providers operating within the sub-region to immediately refrain from the practice of blocking over-the-top (OTT) services, websites and or throttling speeds.The telecommunication regulator said it had received media reports that some telecommunications providers have blocked OTT services, “such as, but not limited to, WhatsApp voice service, over their telecommunications network in some ECTEL member states; Grenada, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, St. Lucia and Dominica.ECTEL said that service providers should commit to the principle of an open internet.“ECTEL is therefore appealing to all Services Providers operating within its Member States, to immediately refrain from the practice of blocking OTT services, websites and or throttling speeds, and commit to the principle of an open Internet, as concluded through a public consultation conducted by ECTEL and the National Telecommunications Regulatory Authorities (NTRCs) between 23rd September 2013 and 4th November 2013.“The interception on any communication without the consent of the receiving party is a breach of provisions of the operator’s licence and the action also contravenes the national laws.“To ensure the principle of an open Internet is observed, ECTEL has requested all NTRCs to report any documented cases of blocking of OTT services in their jurisdictions,” ECTEL said in a statement.ECTEL said it remains committed to working towards a sustainable regulatory solution, which is consistent with international best practice, but also facilitates the continued growth of the telecommunications sector in the Eastern Caribbean region. Tweet Sharing is caring! Share Sharecenter_img Share BusinessNewsRegional ECTEL warns service providers by: Caribbean News Service – September 4, 2015 919 Views   one commentlast_img read more

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