Key Brand Entertainment (KBE) brings a theatrical touch to the business world. The entertainment company produces and distributes live theater across the US, Canada, Japan, and the UK. It has invested in the production of Broadway hits Hairspray, Chicago, Wicked, and Avenue Q , among others . KBE owns six theaters in Boston, Minneapolis, and Baltimore as well as touring company Broadway Across America, which takes hits to more than 40 North American markets. Subsidiary Broadway.com operates a website and phone service for purchasing tickets to all Broadway shows and most off-Broadway and West End (London) shows. The site also offers tour packages, show reviews, and related information. KBE was formed in 2004.