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Broadway Grosses: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Maintains Killer Numbers Following Awards Season Success

Broadway Grosses: A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Maintains Killer Numbers Following Awards Season Success

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is still riding the Tony wave. After taking home this year’s Tony Award for Best Musical on June 8, the tuner has seen an 81.29% increase in average weekly gross (excluding seven and nine-show weeks). This past week, it grossed over 100% of its potential, for the second consecutive week, in ...

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Broadway Grosses: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria and...Steamboat Willie? Disney Hits Make Big Over Holiday Weekend

Broadway Grosses: Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria and...Steamboat Willie? Disney Hits Make Big Over Holiday Weekend

The holiday weekend brought in a considerable bump for nearly every show on the Great White Way. Every production but one saw an increase in gross from the previous week. It's Only a Play, the one show left out (surely due to its starry opening night on October 9), had no reason to complain as it still grossed over ...

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Broadway Grosses: Until Next Time, Mama B'way! Audra McDonald-Led Lady Day Wraps Up with Overflowing Audiences

Broadway Grosses: Until Next Time, Mama B'way! Audra McDonald-Led Lady Day Wraps Up with Overflowing Audiences

A little moonlight (and a six-time Tony winner) can do a whole lot. Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill, in its final week of performances on Broadway, skyrocketed to the top spot of attended productions. The play brought in an astonishing 103.57% capacity during an eight-performance week (having played seven shows a week until its September return, following ...

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Broadway Grosses: No Mystery About It as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Sees Packed Houses

Broadway Grosses: No Mystery About It as The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Sees Packed Houses

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, which began preview performances on September 10, continued its upward climb toward full capacity. In a seven-show week, the play reached 99.14% capacity. As word of mouth continues to spread about the Olivier-winning production, it is expected that Broadway audiences will continue to fill seats at these high numbers. On ...

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Broadway Grosses: Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald is the First Lady of the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Six-Time Tony Winner Audra McDonald is the First Lady of the Box Office

The First Lady of Broadway AKA six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald won big at the box office this week. Not only did Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill break the Circle in the Square box office record with $696,922, but the show had the fifth highest capacity of any on the Great White Way, at 100.05%. Meanwhile ...

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The Lion King Reigns Supreme, Takes Over from Phantom as Highest-Grossing Show Ever

The Lion King Reigns Supreme, Takes Over from Phantom as Highest-Grossing Show Ever

Long live the King! The Lion King is once again celebrating a massive milestone: the Tony-winning musical has taken over from The Phantom of the Opera as the highest-grossing show of all time. According to the Associated Press, the box office receipts from Broadway, touring and international productions of the tuner now exceed $6.2 billion.

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Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Shines Brighter as Five Plays Gear Up for Opening Night

Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Shines Brighter as Five Plays Gear Up for Opening Night

The new Broadway season is in full swing! James Earl Jones, Rose Byrne and the starry cast of You Can't Take It With You played their third full week of preview performances last week, bringing in its highest gross so far ($542,918). Another star-studded comedy, It's Only a Play, exceeded capacity and continued to hit the seven-figure ...

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Some Kind of Wonderful! Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Recoups on Broadway

Some Kind of Wonderful! Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Recoups on Broadway

It’s one fine day for Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. The bio-musical, capitalized at $13 million, has become the first new tuner of the 2013-2014 season to recoup. Starring 2014 Tony winner Jessie Mueller in the title role and directed by Marc Bruni, the production is currently running at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

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Broadway Grosses: Touch of Star Quality? It's Only a Play Becomes First New Millionaire's Club Member of 2014-15 Season

Broadway Grosses: Touch of Star Quality? It's Only a Play Becomes First New Millionaire's Club Member of 2014-15 Season

The star-studded It's Only a Play skyrocketed in its first full week of performances, becoming the fourth play to begin in 2014 (the other three being A Raisin in the Sun, All the Way and Of Mice and Men) and first new show of the fall season to hit seven figures. The Book of Mormon was the only production ...

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Broadway Grosses: Those Book of Mormon Boys Show No Signs of Slowing Down

Broadway Grosses: Those Book of Mormon Boys Show No Signs of Slowing Down

That's a lot of "hello"s! The Book of Mormon continues to bring in Broadway audiences, reaching a capacity of 102.6% for the eleventh consecutive week. That's a consistent 8,528 sitting and 224 standing audience members every week. The Tony-winning musical joined perennial box office hits The Lion King, Wicked, Aladdin and Beautiful: The Carole King ...

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