Christina Morningside is a native New Yorker who grew up loving theater and writing for various periodicals on the very same subject for Playbill and Broadway World. Christina is an alumna from Columbia University in the City of New York and serves on several historic preservation committees in New York City. Christina began her journalism career at the New York Post as an intern and rose up through the ranks to become best reporter within five years, covering city politics. When Christina is not at a Broadway show she can be found anywhere outdoors, often in Vermont enjoying snowshoeing or skiing. She often says that what she lacks in empathy, she can make up with ecstasy with her joie de vivre being one of her most lauded assets. Christina has been a staff writer at New York Show Tickets since 2003.
News Story Archive for Christina Morningside
Tony Winners Thrive at the Box Office
Jun 20, 2018
The Tony winners, The Band’s Visit, Harry Potter, Angels in America, Once on This Island, saw a boost at the box office the week following the Tony Awards.
Tom Stoppard’s “Travesties” Concludes Run
Jun 14, 2018
Travesties concludes at the end of this week with a critically acclaimed run, but no Tony Awards, and having been a difficult sell at the box office.
Broadway Box Office Ebbs and Flows
May 30, 2018
My Fair Lady saw an increase in ticket sales, while Hamilton saw a decrease in ticket sales, and the Tony nominees are gearing up for the awards next weekend.
“Children of a Lesser God” Concludes Its Run
May 27, 2018
Children of a Lesser God concluded performances at Studio 54, directed by Kenny Leon, and starring Joshua Jackson and Lauren Ridloff.
“To Kill a Mockingbird” Back on Track on Broadway
May 24, 2018
To Kill a Mockingbird will be on the Broadway stage this fall as planned, following a settlement of the ongoing litigation between the producer Scott Rudin and the ...
Long-Running Hit Musicals Lead Broadway Box Office
May 23, 2018
Long-running musicals led the pack at the box office this past week, and The Boys in the Band is poised to become the hit of the summer.
Broadway Industry Soars, But “Hamilton” Wobbles
May 17, 2018
The Broadway box office saw a healthy week leading up to Mother’s Day, although Hamilton decreased the most of any show this past week.
Broadway Spring Box Office Carries On Strong
May 8, 2018
The Boys in the Band started out strong, leading the box office along with Springsteen on Broadway, in an overall strong week this spring season.
The 2018 Tony Nominations Have Been Announced!
May 2, 2018
The 2018 Tony Award nominations have been announced, and the most recognitions have gone to Mean Girls, SpongeBob SquarePants, Angels in America, The Band’s Visit, ...
“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” Opens
Apr 27, 2018
Summer: The Donna Summer Musical opened to negative reviews at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, even though it shares a director with the hit jukebox musical Jersey Boys.
Tony Awards Committee Determines More Eligibility
Apr 21, 2018
The Tony Awards Administration Committee made determinations regarding Stories by Heart, Escape to Margaritaville, Frozen, Angels in America, Three Tall Women, and ...
Broadway Box Office Dips After Spring Break 2018
Apr 18, 2018
The Broadway box office took a post spring break dip this past week, with the exception of Mean Girls, which rebounded into healthy grosses.
Spring Season Continues to Warm Broadway Box Office
Apr 11, 2018
This past week was a strong one on Broadway, with the spring shows warming up the box office. Saint Joan began previews starring Condola Rashad.
Easter Weekend is a Slam Dunk for Broadway
Apr 4, 2018
Easter proved to be a fruitful week on Broadway, with an upsurge across major shows, added performances, and two new shows entering previews.
“Harry Potter” Box Office Starts with a Bang
Mar 28, 2018
This past week saw the start of performances for four new shows including Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which appears to be a hit in the making.