(Mike Fleming’s article appeared 5/13 on Deadline.com.)
Tourists who come to New York to see Broadway Shows
bring new money into NYC
The Broadway League released the 2008-2009 Broadway’s Economic Contribution to New York City report, the seventh biennial report in this series. The report measures the full economic impact of spending by Broadway production companies, theatre operators and those visitors drawn to NYC by Broadway. As the official source for statistical information about Broadway theatre productions in the United States, The Broadway League's report demonstrates that Broadway not only offers entertainment, art and culture, but that it is an industry whose financial contributions nourish the economy of its city and state.
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