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Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! Gets an Egg-celent Boost as Tony Winner Christian Borle Bows Out

Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! Gets an Egg-celent Boost as Tony Winner Christian Borle Bows Out

It’s hard to be the Bard, but it’s even harder to say goodbye. Christian Borle took his final bow in Something Rotten! on July 16, concluding his Tony-winning stint as a leather-clad Shakespeare at the St. James Theatre. The musical comedy bid farewell to him with a box office boost reaching six figures; at $745,373, it reached its highest ...

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Broadway Grosses: As Lin-Manuel Miranda & His Co-Stars Depart, Hamilton's Numbers Grow Non-Stop

Broadway Grosses: As Lin-Manuel Miranda & His Co-Stars Depart, Hamilton's Numbers Grow Non-Stop

Lin-Manuel Miranda took a bow in his masterpiece Hamilton for one last time on July 9, which also marked the conclusion of Tony winner Leslie Odom Jr. and Philippa Soo's runs in the blockbuster musical. As audiences—determined not to throw away their shot at catching the three original leads—flocked to the Richard Rodgers Theatre, the show reached its highest gross ...

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Broadway Grosses: Disney & (Appropriately Enough) Hamilton Reign Over Independence Day Weekend

Broadway Grosses: Disney & (Appropriately Enough) Hamilton Reign Over Independence Day Weekend

It’s the circle of life: tourists flock to New York for the summer, long-runners get a box office bump, crowds typically choose fireworks over shows. As is often the case, the Broadway box office took a toll over Independence Day weekend, down three shows and almost 10% of overall gross from the week before. A few productions managed an uptick ...

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Broadway Grosses: The King & I Whistles a Happy Tune, Bright Star Shines in Final Week of Performances

Broadway Grosses: The King & I Whistles a Happy Tune, Bright Star Shines in Final Week of Performances

Here’s how you end on a high note. The Tony-winning revival of The King and I played its final performance on June 26, and in its last week, the production reached its highest gross in ten weeks. The show was just six seats shy of reaching full capacity, making it the highest-attended week of its run since July 2015. Meanwhile ...

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Broadway Grosses: Following Tony Triumphs, The Humans Is Moving On Up

Broadway Grosses: Following Tony Triumphs, The Humans Is Moving On Up

This year’s Best Play Tony winner wasted no time in reaping the benefits from Broadway’s biggest night. Stephen Karam’s The Humans, which won four Tony Awards on June 12, including trophies for Reed Birney and Jayne Houdyshell’s performances, played its highest grossing week and reached its biggest capacity. With the average ticket price reaching $123.45, the play skyrocketed to ...

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Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone

Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone

History had its eyes on Hamilton on Broadway’s biggest night, but before the musical won 11 Tonys out of a record-breaking 16 nominations, it reached yet another milestone. The revolutionary musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda surpassed the $2 million mark for the first time in its Broadway run, which celebrates the anniversary of its first performance one month from today. Joining ...

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Broadway Grosses: American Psycho Kills In Its Final Week; Nominated Shows Stand By for Post-Tonys Boosts

Broadway Grosses: American Psycho Kills In Its Final Week; Nominated Shows Stand By for Post-Tonys Boosts

The musical adaptation of American Psycho fell victim to the post-Tony nomination killing spree, but it at least played a final week closer than ever to selling out. The musical, which took its final bow on June 5, played to over 90% capacity for its final eight performances and took in the highest gross of its run at $620,083 ...

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Broadway Grosses: Joining the Millionaire's Club Is Just the Cherry on Top for Waitress

Broadway Grosses: Joining the Millionaire's Club Is Just the Cherry on Top for Waitress

Here’s what baking—and a hit musical during a holiday weekend—can do. The Sara Bareilles musical Waitress, which begin performances in March, surpassed the $1 million mark in grosses for the first time this past week. After Hamilton and School of Rock, it’s the third of this season’s five Tony Award for Best Musical nominees to join the Millionaire’s Club. Expect ...

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Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year as Attendance & Grosses Reach All-Time High

Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year as Attendance & Grosses Reach All-Time High

The 2015-16 Broadway season ended on May 22, marking yet another record-breaking year. Attendance was up by 1.6% and grosses were up by 0.6% from the 2014-15 season, bringing in a total of 13.32 million theatergoers and $1.37 billion. For the first year in recorded Broadway history, average ticket prices went down (by $1.07). In ...

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Broadway Grosses: Shuffle Along, Waitress & More Celebrate Best Musical Tony Nods with Box Office Boosts

Broadway Grosses: Shuffle Along, Waitress & More Celebrate Best Musical Tony Nods with Box Office Boosts

As the Tony Awards approach, several shows are observing box office boosts as they boast their nominations. Shuffle Along, which received ten nominations including Best Musical, grossed $957,143—its highest intake of its run thus far—and exceeded capacity. Fellow Best Musical contenders Waitress and Bright Star also celebrated their biggest numbers to date (though the latter will still need more ...

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