Posted by Sarah van Schagen at 4:34 PM on 11 Jun 2008
Mamma Mia! Broadway is going green. Inspired by An Inconvenient Truth, producer David Stone (who recently greened his hit musical Wicked) met with other Broadway big-wigs and the folks at NRDC in an effort to get the theater industry singing a more sustainable tune.
There may be five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes in a year, but how much of a difference could this greening make? Well, they say the neon lights are bright on Broadway ... In addition to swapping in CFLs, ideas shared at the meeting included reducing paper use, increasing recycling efforts, and incorporating the use of electric timers.
Look for more details in the future as Annie gets her green.