Broadway grosses steady as award season heats up

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Broadway grosses for the week ending May 19, 2013 held steady as attendance rose as did ticket prices and revenues from the previous week. Orphans, starring Alec Baldwin closed with a significant uptick in sales for its last week. While the bottom of the list increased their sales figures and the ‘one-man’ Macbeth […]

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 rise as the last wave of shows are opening before the Tony Awards cut-off date

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Broadway grosses for the week ending April 21, 2013 climbed about 5 percent from the previous week as we saw 7 shows open last week. The Lion King grabbed the top spot from Wicked and Lucky Guy, starring Tom Hanks, had its best showing so far coming in 4th for the week.  The top ten grossing shows […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]