Innovation didn’t necessarily pay off — the basics worked best. Midway through the first evening, Jimmy Uso, John Morrison, and Kofi Kingston, wrestlers whose regular tag-team partners were indisposed, engaged in a three-way struggle. The titles — a belt with shiny disks — was hung above the ring, and the wrestlers were encouraged to bring light aluminum ladders into the ring to (a) bop one another with, and (b) climb up to grab the belt. The choreography was often stunning, featuring wild, high-spinning flips off the top rope and into the space around the ring, but the trio’s timing seemed a bit dozy. This led to many adorable moments of wrestlers needing to elaborately slow down their clambering, as they waited for the next tackle, or to find that their hands couldn’t quite grab the belt so obviously within reach. Kingston’s hand would open and shut, nerveless as the claw in an arcade game, until, that is, the trio had flipped and flopped … [Read more...] about WrestleMania Broke Me
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“There is going to be a reset,” says one veteran producer. “Are we going to see multiple theaters empty for entire seasons for the first time in decades?” It’s possible. Aside from fears of the virus, the effect of the economic collapse on Broadway will resonate through through the 2020-21 season, and perhaps beyond. In a protracted recession, finding investors who have taken a beating in the stock market to capitalize new shows — especially musicals, which can now routinely cost upward of $15 or $20 million to mount — is going to be far more challenging than it once was. (Plays, which are much cheaper but represent less than 20 percent of total ticket revenues, may start to look like a better investment.) “And,” says another producer, “nobody is expecting that we can come back at the same level of average ticket price [well over $100 for many shows]. Figuring out what audiences will be willing to pay, and whether shows can … [Read more...] about How Can Broadway Recover From This Pandemic?
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