WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA (CelebrityAccess MediaWire) — Ticketmaster and Broadway Across America, a Key Brand Entertainment, Inc. company, today announced a multi-year extension of their decade-long partnership. The agreement continues Ticketmaster's position as the exclusive ticketing company for Key Brand Entertainment's Broadway Across America and Broadway Across Canada operations, the premiere promoters and producers of live theatrical events with 25 years of experience in the entertainment industry.
Broadway Across America brings patrons the hottest Broadway hits including: Wicked; Jersey Boys; Monty Python's Spamalot; Disney's The Lion King; August: Osage County; Stomp and Dora The Explorer. In 2008 alone, Ticketmaster sold more than 6.4 million tickets for Broadway Across America productions. Each season, Broadway Across America connects 265,000 season ticket holders, 870,000 group ticket holders, and more than 1.3 million eCLUB members to live theatrical productions.
"Broadway Across America is proud to bring the highest quality entertainment from Broadway to major American and Canadian cities. We strive to create a great experience every time and with this announcement we trust that theatergoers in our markets will continue to benefit from the convenience and reliability of Ticketmaster each time they make plans to come to see one of our shows," said John Gore, owner of Broadway Across America.
"Ticketmaster Entertainment and Broadway Across America have enjoyed an excellent partnership over the years and we are thrilled to continue our relationship for the years to come. Ticketmaster is committed to providing quality service, distribution and platforms that will meet the current and future ticketing and marketing needs of Broadway Across America," said Mike McGee, Executive Vice President for Ticketmaster's North American Business Operations.
Key Brand Entertainment Inc. is a private investment company dedicated exclusively to the development, production and distribution of live theatre. –by CelebrityAccess Staff Writers