Category Archives: Supporters

Save Live Music on Broadway… on TV!

We are very excited to announce our new commercial!  If you are in New York City, you can catch it during select episodes of On Stage on NY1 over the next two weekends!

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Your Broadway Memories

On Tuesday, we asked our Facebook fans to tell us about some of their favorite memories of live music.  Thanks to everyone who contributed, we got a lot of great responses!  To help visualize people’s thoughts about live music, we’ve … Continue reading

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The Decades-Old Battle for Broadway

The ongoing struggle to keep Broadway music live actually goes back long before this year’s controversy over Priscilla’s use of recorded strings or last year’s decision by West Side Story producers to dilute Leonard Bernstein’s classic composition with synthesizers.  Back … Continue reading

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“But Is It Live?”

The current controversy over the decision by producers of Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert to use recordings in place of string musicians is not the first such situation to create a stir.  Last year, after playing over 500 shows, … Continue reading

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Campaign to Keep Broadway Live Heats Up!

  Like New York City in the summer, the campaign to keep Broadway live just keeps getting hotter!  We are rapidly approaching 5,000 signatures to our petition demanding Broadway producers give you the robust musical experience you pay for and … Continue reading

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Broadway Fans’ Passion for Live Music Continues to Amaze

  When producers of Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert decided to use a recorded string section, they had no idea it would unite musical fans across the world in a campaign to keep Broadway live!  The passion of Broadway … Continue reading

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Broadway Audiences Know Live Music is Irreplaceable

  Broadway fans the world over continue to send us stories about how live music has touched their lives.  It is so inspiring to know how much live music means to so many people.   What You’re Telling Us:   … Continue reading

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Give The People What They Want: Live Music!

The success of the campaign to keep Broadway live has gone worldwide: theater fans have come to this site from 113 different countries!  Comments continue to pour in, telling us how much live music means to them.  Below are some … Continue reading

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More of the Audience Sounds Off About Live Music

Below we have a small sample of the positive comments and stories that have been coming in from all over the world in support of keeping Broadway music live: “I am a musician, have played many shows on Broadway and … Continue reading

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A Statement of Support From Singer/Songwriter Tommy James

We’re thrilled to announce a new supporter of our campaign to save live music: Tommy James!  Tommy James and the Shondells had a string of classic hits such as “Mony, Mony,” “Crimson and Clover,” and “I Think We’re Alone Now.” … Continue reading

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