Who will take the August Wilson?

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Who will take the August Wilson?#1
Posted: 9/6/16 at 6:52pm

I'm thinking bandstand.

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 7:10pm

After all this time, I'd love to see a play take it. 

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 7:13pm

GreasedLightning said: "After all this time, I'd love to see a play take it. 

 

I hope so. It's supposed to be a great house for plays. Excellent acoustics.

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Who will take the August Wilson?#5
Posted: 9/6/16 at 7:51pm

Potter would be perfect at the Wilson.

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Who will take the August Wilson?#6
Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:19pm

SpongeBob???

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:21pm

disneybroadwayfan22 said: "SpongeBob???

 

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It would seem too small. What about Amelie? I would think Harry potter would want a bigger theatre. I think the shubert would fit better for them because they could have a nice marquee set up.

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:34pm

disneybroadwayfan22 said: "SpongeBob???

 

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Definitely not. Amelie makes more sense here. 

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Who will take the August Wilson?#9
Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:38pm

I could definitely see Amélie here. 

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:46pm

A friend told me Spongebob is going into a Jujamcyn house, so the Wilson makes sense. (Unless they're hoping Kinky will close in the next year or so, and then they could go to the Hirshfeld?)

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:48pm

Though nothing has been announced for what will be taking the Walter Kerr after Falsettos...yet.

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 9:52pm

I wonder if the Bandstand, if it comes this season, will consider the soon-to-be-vacant August Wilson

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:03pm

I don't think either the Wilson nor the Kerr are big enough for SpongeBob. The Hirschfeld could do it but truthfully I'd love to see it in the Marquis. Haven't heard the Jujamcyn rumor. 

 

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:04pm

Hirschfeld seats 1,424. August Wilson seats 1,275. Kerr seats 975. If SpongeBob is really going into a Jujamcyn house, the Hirschfeld seems the likeliest bet, considering their probable commercial expectations.

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Who will take the August Wilson?#15
Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:06pm

Unless Something Rotten! ends up closing within the next few months.

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:08pm

Does anyone like the interior design of the August Wilson?

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Who will take the August Wilson?#17
Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:14pm

Jeffrey Karasarides said: "Unless Something Rotten! ends up closing within the next few months.

 

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The st. James would then be unavailable due to renovations and frozen

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:18pm

fashionguru_23 said: "Does anyone like the interior design of the August Wilson?

 

"I like it. Spotlight on Broadway gives you some great shots of the house.

 

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:22pm

I'm holding out for a straight play in August Wilson as well.

 

Folks have talked about Nederlander taking War Paint - but I'm keeping my fingers crossed for any news. Kerr would be a great choice for that. They can use the beautiful outward proscenium to do clever staging for the two leads.

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 10:33pm

I think the Wilson is one of the most beautiful and unique venues on Broadway. 

I still don't believe that Frozen is taking the St. James. I'll believe it when I see it. 

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Posted: 9/6/16 at 11:40pm

The Wilson is truly a beautiful theater...

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Who will take the August Wilson?#22
Posted: 9/7/16 at 8:17am

GreasedLightning said: "I think the Wilson is one of the most beautiful and unique venues on Broadway. 

I still don't believe that Frozen is taking the St. James. I'll believe it when I see it. 


 

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The deal is done for Frozen at St. James. No reason to think otherwise. 



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Posted: 9/7/16 at 9:16am

everythingtaboo said: "GreasedLightning said: "I think the Wilson is one of the most beautiful and unique venues on Broadway. 

I still don't believe that Frozen is taking the St. James. I'll believe it when I see it. 


 

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The deal is done for Frozen at St. James. No reason to think otherwise. 


 

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Ok. Like I said I'll believe it when I see it. 

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Who will take the August Wilson?#24
Posted: 9/7/16 at 9:21am

I'd be perfectly happy if Smokey Joe's Café really happens and lands back here.

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Posted: 9/7/16 at 9:24am

This would be a great house for SMOKEY JOE'S, especially if all those involved in the developmental reading do the show.

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