The spate of Broadway show closings raises concerns about the economy’s effects on the theater industry. Playbill’s Robert Viagas
and Sandra Gibson
, president and CEO of Arts Presenters, look at the state of the theater, on Broadway and beyond. Plus, Congressman Jerrold Nadler
; Hyundai’s new ad campaign, Tavis Smiley
looks ahead to the inauguration; and real estate woes.