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Broadway Grosses: The Book of Mormon Holds on to Top Spot at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: The Book of Mormon Holds on to Top Spot at the Box Office
Rory O'Malley & cast in 'The Book of Mormon'
'The Book of Mormon' remains number one at the box office.

Many shows saw a slight jump in ticket sales during the past week, as the blockbuster musical The Book of Mormon managed to hold on to the top spot for a second week in a row. Broadway welcomed the addition of two plays as the new comedy Grace (starring Paul Rudd) and the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Cyrano de Bergerac both began performances.

Here's a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending September 16:

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Book of Mormon ($1,618,059)
2. The Lion King ($1,599,094)
3. Wicked ($1,435,082)
4. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark ($1,222,322)
5. Evita ($1,174,627) 

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. Bring It On ($416,594)
4. Peter and the Starcatcher ($373,814) 
3. Grace ($219,944)*
2. An Enemy of the People ($179,173)**
1. Cyrano de Bergerac ($103,184)***

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. Newsies (99.81%)
3. The Lion King (98.61%)
4. Once (98.38%)
5. Rock of Ages (96.70%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. An Enemy of the People (77.74%)**
4. Peter and the Starcatcher (77.59%)
3. Cyrano de Bergerac (74.39%)***
2. Bring It On (69.45%)
1. Mary Poppins (68.98%)

*Number based on three preview performances
**Number based on five preview performances.
***Number based on eight preview performances.
Data Provided by the Broadway League.

 

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