Grosses are UP for the Week Ending March 17, 2013

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Spring is in the air and Broadway loves the breeze. Grosses are up for the week ending March 17, 2013. While long-running standards like Wicked, Lion King and The Book of Mormon continue to dominated the Broadway box office, audiences came in droves to see the new musical Motown. Only in its first […]

Date Set for 2013 Tony Awards: June 9 on CBS, Live from Radio City Music Hall

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It’s official! The Tony Awards have a date and location for the 2013 ceremony. And guess what—The Tony Awards will return to Radio City Music Hall! CBS will telecast the American Theatre Wing’s 67th Annual Tony Awards live on Sunday, June 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET. The Tony Awards, which honors theatre professionals for distinguished […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 10, 2013

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Grosses are up a bit for the week ending March 10, 2013 in part due to the new play by Nora Ephron and starring Tom Hanks, Lucky Guy, which took more than $1 million for its first full week of previews. Matilda got off to a decent start, as well, for its first […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending March 3, 2013

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After 334 week on Broadway and a total gross of $294,558,629, Disney’s Mary Poppins has officially closed. In its final week, the beloved show danced (or flew a magical umbrella) into the top five, grossing more than $1 million and played to a capacity of 97%. Barry Manilow completed his Broadway run, grossing […]

Broadway Grosses Dip for the Week Ending Feb. 24, 2013

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The Lion King claimed the top spot for the week ending February 24, 2013. Unfortunately, overall Broadway grosses dropped and there are only 6 productions in the millionaire club this week, down from 7. Picnic played its final performance, closing out its run with $331, 975 for the week ending and $2,409,844 total […]

Grosses are Up for the Week Ending Feb. 17!

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Broadway Bounces Back After Snow Storm After last week’s low grosses due to Winter Storm Nemo, Broadway recovered with high numbers for the week ending February 17. Wicked came out on top after several weeks of trailing Book of Mormon. And seven shows entered the millionaire club, up from last week’s four.  Amongst those […]

Tony Award Committee Announces Eligibility for 14 Productions

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Tony Awards Eligibility for 2013 The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on February 14 for the second time this season to decide the eligibility of Broadway productions for 2013 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Committee considered 14 shows at the meeting from among the Broadway […]

Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending Feb. 10, 2012-Hit Hard by Winter Storm Nemo

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New York City was covered in a blanket of white over the weekend and unfortunately, Broadway suffered. Soft sales were reported across the board for the week ending February 10, 2013. Only four shows were able to make their way into the millionaire club; Spider-man just barely made the cut with $1,002,910. The […]

Book of Mormon Claims Top Spot: Broadway Grosses Week Ending Jan 27, 2013

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The Book of Mormon nabs the top spot for the week ending January 27, 2013. The production played to its normal standing room only crowds, with an average ticket price of $186.92 (by far the most expensive ticket of the Broadway bunch), adding up to a whopping $1.6 million total gross. Joining the […]

Broadway’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Sets Closing Date

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Time to say goodbye to George and Martha. The 50th anniversary Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? will complete its (extended) limited engagement on March 3. At the time of closing, Virginia Woolf will have played 159 performances on Broadway. Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ? opened on October 13, at the Booth […]