Celebrating 5 Years

Henry V still strong — Popular Shows

Henry V | On the Stage

The most pop­u­lar shows on my site for the period of Aug. 6 –12*.
*as ranked by Google Ana­lyt­ics pageviews

1. Henry V (opened July 13)
2. Cym­be­line (opened May 31)
3. Pirates of Pen­zance (opened June 1)
4. 42nd Street (opened May 29)
5. A Word or Two (opened Aug. 2)

Two shows that opened in May con­tinue to receieve con­sis­tent atten­tion from read­ers. One a musi­cal, 42nd Street, the other Shake­speare, Cym­be­line.

Pirates of Pen­zance, which has received the most “mixed” reviews of the 5 listed shows, con­tin­ues to gar­ner atten­tion. I won­der if the reviews are affect­ing attendance.

The Matchmaker | On the Stage
Seana McKenna as Dolly Levi in The Matchmaker.

The Match­maker (opened June 2), which has received con­sis­tently excel­lent reviews, didn’t make the list. The show is a solid piece of work, but per­haps doesn’t inspire the curios­ity that dri­ves peo­ple to search reviews.

Inci­den­tally, over 80% of the traf­fic to StratfordFestivalReviews.com comes from peo­ple search­ing broad terms like “Strat­ford Fes­ti­val” or “Strat­ford Fes­ti­val Reviews”.