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Broadway Grosses: It Still Doesn't Suck to Be Avenue Q

Broadway Grosses: It Still Doesn't Suck to Be Avenue Q
Kate Monster & Stephanie D'Abruzzo in Avenue Q
Tony-winning musical Avenue Q will soon begin its much-publicized Vegas engagement, and it is also far from running out of steam on Broadway. The show made $472,553 last week down from the previous week but still a hefty sum given that its potential is $516,205 and filled the 796-seat Golden Theatre to 97.11% capacity.

Here is a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending August 21:

FRONTRUNNERS By Gross
1. Wicked $1,312,017
2. The Lion King $1,209,394
3. Spamalot $1,024,876
4. Mamma Mia! $966,177
5. The Phantom of the Opera $814,026

UNDERDOGS By Gross
5. Lennon $354,735
4. The Pillowman $320,419
3. The Constant Wife $293,729
2. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? $179,759*
1. Jackie Mason: Freshly Squeezed $95,656

FRONTRUNNERS By Capacity
1. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 103.51%
2. Spamalot 101.84%
3. Mamma Mia! 101.14%
4. The Lion King 100.92%
5. Wicked 100%

UNDERDOGS By Capacity
5. Fiddler on the Roof 58.91%
4. All Shook Up 55.46%
3. Lennon 53.62%
2. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 51.83%*
1. Jackie Mason: Freshly Squeezed 47.57%

*Number based on seven regular performances.



Data provided by The League of American Theatres and Producers.

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