Old National Events Plaza Makes Pollstar’s Year End Worldwide Top 200 Theaters List


We are pleased to announce that Old National Events Plaza has ranked #155 in the Top 200 Theatres by Pollstar Magazine’s 2017 Year End Worldwide Ticket Sales report. Figures released this week show the Old National Events Plaza ranked at #155 on the Worldwide List, note worthy rankings given the size of the venue, capacity of 2,500, and the county population base of 184,000, in comparison to other theatres on the list. The rankings are based on reported tickets sold in 2017 for all events, excluding non-competitive events. Old National Events Plaza reported 40,343 tickets sold in 2017.

The highest ranked Theatres are located in large metropolitan cities worldwide:

  1. Auditorio Nacional in  Mexico City, Mexico
  2. Radio City Music Hall New York, NY 693,964
  3. Royal Albert Hall London, United Kingdom
  4. The Axis At Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, NV
  5. Fox Theatre Atlanta, GA

“Evansville is quickly emerging as a thriving and significant entertainment destination.  In addition to Old National Events Plaza’s ranking in Pollstar’s Top Theaters around the world, Ford Center earned a position of 154 among Top Arenas internationally.  The combined success of these venues highlights the progress and development of Evansville within the Tri-State region and illustrates an emerging and more vibrant Downtown District,” said Old National Events Plaza General Manager, Alexis Berggren

Some popular shows held at the Old National Events Plaza in 2017 have included traveling Broadway theatrical productions, Joe Bonamassa, Gabriel Iglesias, Blackberry Smoke & Aaron Lewis, Straight No Chaser, Avett Brothers, as well as a variety of other events.

Old National Events Plaza is proud to be recognized in Pollstar’s annual Top 200 Theatres in the World list. We look forward to the outstanding shows scheduled for 2018 with performances that include Shopkins LIVE! Shop It Up! Jim Gaffigan’s Fixer Upper Tour, Bubble Guppies LIVE! and many other outstanding shows. For a complete schedule, visit http://oldnationaleventsplaza.com/.


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