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Broadway Grosses: A Gentleman's Guide & Beautiful Celebrate a Post-Tony Noms Box Office Bump

Broadway Grosses: A Gentleman's Guide & Beautiful Celebrate a Post-Tony Noms Box Office Bump
Lauren Worsham as Phoebe D'Ysquith, Bryce Pinkham as Monty Navarro, Lisa O'Hare as Sibella Hallward & Jefferson Mays as Lord Adalbert D'Ysquith in 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder'
Hot off the heels of multiple Tony nominations, 'Gentleman's Guide' and 'Beautiful' receive box office highs.

Tony nominations were announced on April 29, and many shows received a box office bump hot off the heels of multiple nods. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, which led the pack last week with ten nominations, celebrated its highest gross of 2014 ($580,279) and a capacity of 93.30% (the highest since it began at the Walter Kerr). Beautiful, which received an impressive seven Tony nominations, broke a box office record at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre with their highest gross to date ($1,036,646). Meanwhile, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, after celebrating eight Tony nominations, exceeded capacity for the fourth consecutive week, with A Raisin in the Sun and Aladdin, which both received five nominations, also making appearances in the top five shows by capacity. Raisin was also one of the week's frontrunners by gross.

Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending May 4:

1. The Lion King ($1,940,102)
2. Wicked ($1,732,110)
3. The Book of Mormon ($1,631,761)
4. Kinky Boots ($1,477,550)
5. A Raisin in the Sun ($1,190,876)

5. Violet ($303,237) 
4. The Bridges of Madison County ($286,948) 
3. Casa Valentina ($275,997)
2. Mothers and Sons ($172,916)
1. The Velocity of Autumn ($130,333)

1. The Book of Mormon (102.57%)
2. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (102.35%)*
3. The Lion King (100.01%)
4. A Raisin in the Sun (100.00%)
5. Aladdin (99.99%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Act One (65.67%)
4. Once (61.13%)
3. Cinderella (60.01%)
2. The Bridges of Madison County (58.01%)
1. Mothers and Sons (42.75%)

*Number based on 7 regular performances

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