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Broadway Breaks Box Office Records, Time’s Up + More Industry News

2017 was a banner year for Broadway ticket sales.Thanks to smash-successes like “Hamilton,” “Hello, Dolly!,” and “Dear Evan Hansen,” the Broadway box office topped $1.6 billion in sales for the year, the highest number ever for the Great White Way. (Variety) Prominent women in entertainment band together to form anti-harassment initiative.Reese Witherspoon, America Ferrera, Shonda Rhimes, and other high-profile women in Hollywood have come together to form a concrete plan to combat sexual harassment, gender bias, and an overall gender imbalance both within the entertainment industry, and outside of it. Called Time’s Up, the organization already includes a whopping 300 female actors, agents, writers, directors, producers, and other entertainment figures, all of whom have pledged to support women outside of the business in the fight against harassment. (Backstage) Bad news, ‘GoT’ fans.The HBO super-hit won’t return until 2019 for its eighth and final season. But in other George R.R. Martin news,

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