Broadway Grosses steady for week ending on Mother’s Day

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Send to Kindle Broadway grosses remained steady for the week that ended with Mother’s Day. Pippin and  I’ll Eat You  Last  both broke house records in their theatres with over 100% capacity for the week.  The top 10 shows for the week averaged 94% capacity and $111.64 revenue per seat in their theatres.  It is always amazing […]

Orphans starring Alec Baldwin announces closing as sales dry up, Broadway Grosses steady for rest of pack May 5, 2013

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Broadway stayed steady the week ending May 5, 2013. Mostly things remained unchanged in the Broadway landscape although The Book of Mormon did take over the number two spot from Wicked. And Lucky Guy , starring Tom Hanks, remains the only play in the top ten and I’ll Eat You Last: A Cat With Sue Mengers starring […]

Broadway grosses remain steady as last 4 shows open to end the ’12-’13 season

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Broadway grosses remained flat from last week as the last four shows of the ’12-’13, Pippin,  I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat With Sue Mengers, The Trip to Bountiful, The Testament of Mary, season opened on Broadway. The top three money winners were the same as every week since The Book of Mormon opened in 2011, with The Lion King and Wicked […]

Broadway grosses drop even as juggernauts Matilda and Motown the Musical open

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Send to Kindle Broadway grosses for the week ending April 14, 2013 are in and there were drops across the boards.  2 shows opened this past week, Motown: the Musical and Matilda which contributed about $300K in less revenue for the week due to comping the opening night shows. Even with one person shows Macbeth and […]

Broadway Grosses week of 4-7-13 start to dip but heavyweights stay strong

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Life is not fair on Broadway, some shows are killing it with massive sales while others can’t seem to generate any interest at all. Rumor has it that Hands on a Hardbody will announce its closing this week and while sad, it isnot surprising considering the show has not caught on with ticket buyers. Sales […]

Broadway grosses jump 25% as Spring Breakers flock to see shows

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Broadway grosses for the week ending March 31, 2013 jumped nearly 25% from the previous week as Spring Break kicked into high gear for Broadway. The perennial favorites Wicked and Lion King once again led the pack with grosses well over $2MM and a total of 13 shows taking in more than $1MM in sales. […]

Broadway grosses climb as Spring Breakers head to shows week ending 3-24-12

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Spring break boosted overall sales for Broadway but not much changed in the top ten listings of Broadway grosses. The usual suspects remained at the top and almost every show increased their sales from the prior week. Newcomer Pippin came out strong with over 99% capacity and over $101 average ticket price for […]

THE LION KING to Become 5th Longest-Running Broadway Show

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The Lion King will play its 6138th performance today, August 15th, at 2:00pm, becoming the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history. The production will surpass the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line (with 6137 performances). In its 15th year, The Lion King remains ascendant, recently becoming the highest-grossing Broadway show in history. Since […]

Grosses Hold Tight for the Week Ending Aug. 5 2012

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Broadway Grosses remain relatively steady for the week ending August 2, 2012. The Lion King edged out Wicked by just $384, while both productions took in more than $2 million in box office sales. Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Once, Newsies, Evita and Mary Poppins file in to complete the millionaire club. Harvey, […]

Grosses on the rise for the week ending July 29, 2012

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Wicked reclaims the top spot for the week ending July 29, 2012, putting an end to The Lion King’s reign as the highest grossing Broadway production by grossing $2,055,433. The Lion King, Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Evita, Once, Newises, The Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins join Wicked in the millionaire […]