General manager Dave Davis was given an Excellence in Leadership Award for his commitment to local news and improving life in New York City during the Broadway Association luncheon in Midtown
ny times, TIMES Square task force recommendations, sept 30, 2015
In response to recent media reports of aggressive solicitation and harassment of tourists and locals by costumed characters, City Hall formed the Times Square Task Force to put forth recommendations for improving conditions and quality of life in the district.
NEW YORK POST, TIMES SQUARE'S COSTUMED CHARACTERS ARE RUINING YOUR BEACH DAYS NOW, JULY 3, 2015.
NEW YORK TIMES, TIMES SQUARE'S COSTUMED CHARACTERS RESIST PUSH TO REIN THEM IN, NOV 20, 2014.
In response to recent media reports of aggressive solicitation and harassment of tourists and locals by Elmo, Batman and other costumed characters in Times Square, the New York City Council's Committee on Consumer Affairs held a hearing on Intro 467 which would require a license for costumed performers.
New York Daily News, Police Commissioner Bill Bratton Has Eye on Spidey, Woody, During Times Square Tour, July 17, 2014.
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton toured Times Square Wednesday afternoon in preparation for a meeting with area representatives at the Broadway Association — and paid close attention to the costumed characters whose brethren have been accused of gropingand attacking tourists.
New York Times, ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Returning to Broadway (In Case You Missed It the 5 Previous Times), March 6, 2014.
“Fiddler on the Roof,” one of the most frequently revived musicals on Broadway, will have its fifth revival in the fall of 2015 under the direction of the Tony Award winner Bartlett Sher (“South Pacific”), the producers Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel announced on Thursday...
New York Times, Off Off Off Broadway (at Your Multiplex), Theater Producers Weigh HD Broadcasts in Movie Theaters, January 23, 2014
Coming soon to a movie theater near you: Orlando Bloom!
Yes, I know that’s not in itself news. Mr. Bloom is a familiar presence on screens the world over. But in this instance this British actor will not be appearing in a traditional movie, but in an HD broadcast...
TheaterPizzazz.com, Broadway Association, Spotlight on Broadway and Michael Urie, December, 2013
The Broadway Association (founded in 1911) held a luncheon at Sardi’s on December 12th, hosted by it’s Chairperson Cristyne Nicholas, and featuring Drama Desk Award winnerMichael Urie (Buyer & Cellar) in a Q & A with Matthew Maguire (Director of Fordham University’s Theater Program)...
New York Times, At Sardi’s, Carrión Is at a Loss on the Theater, June 29, 2013
The campaign trail has taken New York City’s mayoral candidates all kinds of places — the A train, the Harvard Club and a geodesic dome on Rockaway Beach — in their quests for votes...
Wall Street Journal, Brighter Lights for Town Hall, March 25, 2013
It sits on West 43rd Street, closer to Sixth Avenue than Broadway, aloof from the mayhem. No flashing neon mars its elegant (and landmarked) façade. No Broadway show has made its modest marquee the talk of the town...
Crains New York, Corporate Ladder: Former NYC & Company exec heads to Broadway, October 10, 2009
Cristyne L. Nicholas, 44, was named chairman of the Broadway Association, replacing Dennis Swanson, who has held the position for six years. Ms. Nicholas will continue in her role as chief executive of Nicholas & Lence Communications, which she co-founded. She was previously president and chief executive of NYC & Company, the city's tourism and marketing organization. After Sept. 11, 2001, Ms. Nicholas worked aggressively to bolster the city's $24 billion tourism industry. Among her other...