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  1. Melissa Ormond

    November 28, 2012 4:20 PM EST President, MSG Entertainment Tending The Garden Melissa Ormond, a 25-year veteran of the live entertainment business, became president of MSG Entertainment last year after serving as the division's COO since 2008. In her new role, Ormond over ...

  2. Paul Simon To Reopen NYC's Beacon Theatre

    January 15, 2009 12:00 AM EST Paul Simon will reopen Manhattan's historic Beacon Theatre with two concerts next month. The Feb. 13-14 concerts follow a seven-month, $15 million restoration. The 2,800-seat, landmark theater was built in 1928 in the art deco style. Then War ...

  3. Bowery Presents Revives New Jersey Theatre

    September 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT New York promoter Bowery Presents is making its first foray into running a New Jersey venue with the re-opening of the Wellmont Theatre in Montclair this fall. The maiden show at the 2,500-capacity building will be Hanson on Nov. 1. Also scheduled ...

  4. Beacon Theatre To Undergo $15 Million Restoration

    September 09, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) has announced plans to invest $15 million into restoring the Beacon Theatre in New York City. The restoration project will span about six months, with plans to re-open the 2,800-seat venue in February 200 ...

  5. MSGE Expands Boston Footprint

    August 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) has inked a multi-year co-booking arrangement with the Citi Performing Arts Center in Boston, Billboard.biz has learned. The deal will bring additional broad-based performances to Citi Center's 3,600 ...

  6. MSGE, Chicago Theatre Deal Made Official

    April 11, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Though the word has been out since last fall, Madison Square Garden Entertainment officially announced today that it has closed the deal to acquire the Chicago Theatre for an undisclosed price . MSGE, the live entertainment arm of Cablevision Syst ...

  7. Live Nation Completes Theatrical Sale

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Live Nation has sold the remainder of its North American theatrical business to Key Brand Entertainment for a gross sale price of $90.4 million. The divestiture is part of Live Nation's ongoing strategy to focus its core business on music ope ...

  8. MSGE To Purchase Chicago Theatre

    October 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Madison Square Garden Entertainment (MSGE) confirms to Billboard.biz that it is in final negotiations to purchase the 3,600-seat Chicago Theatre. MSGE runs New York mainstay venues Madison Square Garden, the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden, ...

  9. MSG Acquires Beacon Theatre

    November 16, 2006 12:00 AM EST MSG Entertainment has acquired New York's Beacon Theatre, making it the fourth venue in the MSGE portfolio, which includes Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The Beacon Theatre, a 2,800-seat ...

  10. MSG Entertainment Acquires Beacon Theatre

    November 15, 2006 12:00 AM EST Venue set to host more than 100 events in 2007. MSG Entertainment has acquired New York's Beacon Theatre, making it the fourth venue in the MSGE portfolio, which includes Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater at Madison ...

  11. Schmidt Joins MSG Entertainment

    October 05, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Film, theater vet named exec VP, biz development. MSG Entertainment, the New York-based entity overseeing Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and the Theatre at Madison Square Garden, has named Tim Schmidt, a veteran of the film and theat ...

  12. Death Cab Lines Up Fall Tour

    September 06, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Atlantic act Death Cab For Cutie will begin a North American headlining theater tour on Oct. 26 in Philadelphia. The fall tour follows a successful summer playing large festivals and a co-headlning to Atlantic act Death Cab For Cutie will begin a ...

  13. House Of Blues Headed To Seattle

    April 27, 2006 12:00 AM EDT HOB, Seattle Theatre Group developing venue. A new House Of Blues Club venue will be in Seattle, Wash., Billboard.biz has learned. House of Blues Entertainment, Inc. and the Seattle Theatre Group have entered into a preliminary agreement to develo ...