Overview

Exit stage left: A lack of government grants has caused smaller companies to exit the industry

IBISWorld’s Music and Theatre Productions market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry revenue fluctuates according to operators' ability to stage popular shows
  • Popular music has remained the industry's most profitable segment, due to its popularity
  • Operators are likely to seek private and corporate funding to offset diminishing government grants

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Organisations in the Music and Theatre Production industry vary significantly. Traditional performing arts production companies heavily rely on government funding to remain viable and produce non-mainstream performances, while contemporary music production companies can achieve high profit margins by appealing to larger audiences. Industry revenue fluctuates according to industry operators' ability to stage popular shows and peoples' willingness to spend on entertainment. While the two markets (traditional and contemporary performing arts) generally appeal to different demographics, growth in the popular music segment has come at the expense of traditional segments such as ballet and classical music concerts...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    The industry is segmented based on music or theatre production types. The industry's main product segments are popular music concerts, classical music concerts, theatre performances, dance performances, and musicals and operas. These have been segmented based on their share of attendances. IBISWorld expects that the share of revenue generated by popular music concerts has increased over the past five years, as the number of popular international artists touring Australia has risen. Several other product segments have declined marginally as a share of revenue due to the upswing in attendance at popular music concerts. Year-on-year variations among other segments are determined by music and theatre production company programmes, and the ability to stage big-name productions.

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    Additional Insights for the Music and Theatre Productions Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Music and Theatre Productions Industry are

  • Proximity to key markets
  • Effective product promotion
  • Ability to take advantage of government subsidies and other grants
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Expenditure on recreation and culture and Government funding for heritage and arts in the Music and Theatre Productions industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Music and Theatre Productions Industry?

    Industry companies produce live theatrical, musical, and dance performances including music concerts, opera, ballet and drama plays.

    Industry Products
    Classical music concerts
    Popular music concerts
    Theatre performances
    Dance performances
    Musicals and operas
    Other performances
    Industry Activities
    Dance and ballet company operation
    Circus operation
    Musical theatre operation
    Musical performances
    Opera operation
    Orchestra operation
    Performing arts operation
    Theatre operation
    Theatre restaurant operation

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Expenditure on recreation and culture
  • Government funding for heritage and arts
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Business confidence index
  • Females in the labour force
  • International tourist visitor nights

  • Current Performance
  • Government grants, corporate sponsors and donations
  • Popular music
  • Expanding audiences
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Funding models
  • Expanding audiences
  • Table: Music and Theatre Productions Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Music and Theatre Productions Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Domestic Airlines
  • General Warehousing and Cold Storage
  • Performing Arts Venues
  • Road Freight Transport

  • Products & Services
  • Popular music concerts
  • Musicals and operas
  • Other performances
  • Theatre performances
  • Dance performances
  • Classical music concerts
  • Chart: Music and Theatre Productions Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Females aged 25 to 44
  • Females aged 45 to 64
  • Males aged 25 to 44
  • Males aged 45 to 64
  • Females aged 15 to 24
  • Females aged 65 and over
  • Males aged 15 to 24
  • Males aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Music and Theatre Productions Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Rent, utilities and other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Music and Theatre Productions

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Music and Theatre Productions Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Opera Australia
  • Table: Opera Australia - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Music and Theatre Productions Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Music and Theatre Productions Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Artistic Vibrancy
  • A framework by which organisations can qualify their impact in a holistic manner.
  • Drama Play
  • A stage play that does not rely on songs to tell the story. This covers both dramatic and comedic plays.
  • Traditional Performing Arts
  • Performing arts that existed before the modern cultural era (such as opera, ballets, plays and orchestral works).
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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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