2006

2006 was a fantastic year on both Broadway an in the West End. Revivals, transfers and new shows made for an exciting season, and as reality television began to leave its mark on the theatre industry, the casting process was decided by the public for the first time ever.

 

 

 

 

2006 on Broadway

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2006 on Broadway

The 2006 season was an epic success, with a record 12 million seats sold, resulting in over $860million taken at the box office. Helped by a range of new musicals, revivals, star names and some weight from Disney Theatricals, 2006 was a highly successful year. At the start of the year Harry Connick Jr and Kelli O’Hara starred in a brand new revival of the Adler and Ross musical The Pajama Game as part of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s 40th Anniversary Season. The show only ran for 129 performances, but was considered a success due to the...

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2006 West End

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2006 West End

2006 will always be remembered as the year that the theatre was brought into the living room, via the medium of reality television. After what already felt like years of shows such as ‘Big Brother’ and ‘Pop Idol’, it was only a matter of time before live West End theatre was tarred with the same brush. The crossover brought with it much controversy from industry professionals, many of whom did not agree with casting unknowns against those in the industry who had worked hard to get where they are. As soon as it became apparent that Lord...

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2006 Awards

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2006 Awards

The Awards Season once again rewarded the best of both theatrical worlds, with the Tony Award rewarding Brits involved with The History Boys. In London the Olivier Award for Best Actor was split three ways, between the three boys playing the lead role in Billy Elliot which also took home the award for Best Show. Harry Connick Jnr opened the Tony Award Ceremony with a medley of songs and was then joined onstage by every one of the presenters, including Natasha Richardson. Performances came from LaChanze and the company of The Color Purple as...

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