The Broadway League

The Broadway League, formerly the League of American Theatres and Producers and League of New York Theatres and Producers, is the national trade association for the Broadway theatre industry based in New York, New York. Its members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers in New York and more than 250 other North American cities, as well as suppliers of goods and services to the theatre industry.

The Broadway League, Inc.
Logo of the Broadway League.
Founded1930; 92 years ago (1930)
TypeTrade Association 501(c)(6)[1]
13-0951470
Location
Area served
Theatre
Members
700+
Key people
Charlotte St. Martin
Executive Director
Revenue
$9,360,554 (FY2013)
Expenses$7,587,315 (FY2013)
Employees
59
Volunteers
90
Websitewww.broadwayleague.com
Formerly called
The League of American Theatres and Producers (1985-2007)

The League of New York Theatres and Producers (1973-1985)

The League of New York Theatres (1930-1973)

Founded in 1930 primarily to counter ticket speculation and scalping, the Broadway League has expanded its mission and programs over time. In addition to negotiating labor agreements with 14 unions in New York City and engaging in lobbying initiatives throughout the country, the League recognizes excellent works and artists through award programs such as the Tony Awards, promotes the Broadway theatre industry through audience development programs such as Kids' Night on Broadway and Viva Broadway, and provides periodic studies and industry information such as box office grosses and demographic surveys for journalists, scholars, and the general public.


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