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Broadway Grosses: Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Hits $1 Million Mark During First Full Week of Previews

Broadway Grosses: Lucky Guy, Starring Tom Hanks, Hits $1 Million Mark During First Full Week of Previews
Michael Gaston, Dustyn Gulledge, Danny Mastrogiorgio, Peter Gerety, Maura Tierney, Brian Dykstra, Tom Hanks,
Christopher McDonald, Courtney B. Vance, Peter Scolari, Richard Masur, Deirdre Lovejoy & Stephen Tyrone Williams
Theatergoers are excited to catch Tom Hanks make his Broadway debut in 'Lucky Guy'.

Looks like Lucky Guy is going to be quite the hot ticket. Nora Ephron's final play, in which Tom Hanks makes his Broadway debut, took in over $1 million in ticket sales during the drama's first full week of previews. Several other new Broadway shows are also getting off to great starts including Matilda, which played to 96% capacity during its first week of performances. The Broadway transfer of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and Breakfast at Tiffany's also started their runs this week. While Broadway is buzzing with new shows, The Mystery of Edwin Drood was solved for the final time as the delightful revival played its final performance.

Here's a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending March 10:

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. Wicked ($1,663,310)
2. The Book of Mormon ($1,650,407)
3. The Lion King ($1,567,729)
4. Lucky Guy ($1,109,678)*
5. Cinderella ($1,107,158)

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. The Mystery of Edwin Drood ($352,386)
4. Breakfast at Tiffany's ($349,270)*
3. Ann ($337,687)**
2. Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike ($305,840)***
1. Hands on a Hardbody ($170,194)***

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. Cinderella  (100.85%)
3. Lucky Guy (99.78%)*
4. Wicked (99.02%)
5. The Lion King (97.59%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (73.38%)
4. Hands on a Hardbody (73.11%)***
3. Annie (71.62%)
2. Nice Work If You Can Get It (63.59%)
1. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (61.41%)

*Number based on seven preview performances.
**Number based on four preview and four regular performances.
***Number based on eight preview performances.
Data provided by the Broadway League

 

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