theater

  • TodayTix Stages A Mobile Coup Of The $50 Billion Theater Ticket Business

    TodayTix Stages A Mobile Coup Of The $50 Billion Theater Ticket Business

    Concerts! Sports! Theater? Event startups have largely ignored musicals and plays but the fact is they’re an enormous business driven by high-spending theater addicts “whales”. That’s why TodayTix built an app for them, and now that it’s selling 2% to 3% of tickets for most Broadway shows in New York City, it’s raised a $6.1 million Series A to bring its app… Read More

  • Buy Last-Minute Broadway Tickets With TodayTix

    Buy Last-Minute Broadway Tickets With TodayTix

    Mobile accounted for more than 50% of ecommerce last year, yet was just 0.08% of Broadway sales. TodayTix is changing that with its last-minute theater ticket app, and it’s making good money along the way. Six months after launch, the startup has 120,000 users, 15 employees, is making a hefty 12% margin on purchases, and is set to sell 1% to 2% of all Broadway tickets in 2014. The… Read More

  • Digital projectors coming to more theaters thanks to deal with movie studios

    Digital cinemas are astounding and everyone from common folk to AV nerds can see a huge difference. The problem is that the systems are expensive – damn expensive – like a 100k a screen. Through a $1-billion financing deal signed by Universal, Paramount, Disney and Fox, the nation’s top movie-theaters are going to get JPMorgan Securities backing to install these systems on… Read More

  • Round Sound

    This giant speaker, dubbed “The Eyeball,” by those who fear it, is actually a large four-way coaxial speaker. It is designed for movie theaters and offers dynamic range and loudness for orchestral music and film soundtracks, according to Stereophile. Meanwhile, the “spherical enclosure is designed to help eliminates standing waves and create a more rounded sound,”… Read More