No More Old, White People!

November 26, 2007 § Leave a comment

The League of American Theatres and Producers released a report last
month entitled, “Who Goes to Broadway?”. The study unveiled some new,
exciting statistics about audience demographics for Broadway. Some
highlights: the average age of theatre-goers has dropped to 41, and a
record 26% of audiences is now non-white. Arts audiences are
changing, and administrators should be on the lookout for these
growing trends. Let’s just hope that we have working stagehands in
the future…

Here’s the article from LiveBroadway.com with the executive summary information:

http://www.livebroadway.com/index.php?url_identifier=the-demographics-of-the-broadway-audience-2005-2006

— M. Tyler Ennis

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