More Pollstar love: Hamilton Place was tops in the country for Q1 2009!
HAMILTON PLACE THEATRE RANKED WITHIN THE TOP 50 WORLDWIDE
(HAMILTON, April 20, 2009) – Hamilton Place has once again been ranked among the top 50 theatre venues in the world and number one in Canada according to a leading industry publication. Pollstar has posted first quarter ticket sales for tickets sold worldwide between January 1 and March 31, 2009. This is the second consecutive year that Hamilton Place Theatre breaks the top 100 high profile entertainment theatre venues globally.
Hamilton Place has hosted numerous high-profile acts this year such as Bill Cosby, Diana Krall, Johnny Reid, Trailer Park Boys and the new Broadway at Hamilton Place Series featuring stellar shows such as Cirque Dreams, Hairspray and Annie among others. Over 21,000 patrons have passed through Hamilton Place in the past three months. This represents an increasing trend at Hamilton Place, which has seen an average increase of 25% per year in the number of attendees.
HECFI CEO Duncan Gillespie said, “It is an honour to be recognized as one of the top 50 theatres in the world and especially gratifying to achieve the Number One ranking in Canada. Hamilton Place has become a central hub for entertainment in Southwestern Ontario as we see more patrons are choosing to come to Hamilton than ever before. Our team will continue to work hard to bring the very best entertainment to our patrons and we look forward to what will be an exciting year.”
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