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Broadway Grosses: Hello Again! The Book of Mormon Reclaims Top Spots on the Great White Way

Broadway Grosses: Hello Again! The Book of Mormon Reclaims Top Spots on the Great White Way

Shows come and go on the Great White Way, but sometimes, the hottest tickets can stay hot for years. The Book of Mormon took the number one spot as Broadway’s top grossing show this past week, surpassing box office faves The Lion King, It’s Only a Play, Wicked and Aladdin. The Tony-winning tuner also reclaimed the top spot ...

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Broadway Grosses: Bradley Cooper & Hugh Jackman Return to the Stage, Box Office Madness Ensues

Broadway Grosses: Bradley Cooper & Hugh Jackman Return to the Stage, Box Office Madness Ensues

Five Broadway shows met or exceeded 100% capacity this past week, with two less than a percent shy. The two titles that came out on top are among the newest shows on the Great White Way: the Bradley Cooper-led The Elephant Man, which hit 102.78% capacity over four preview performances, and The River, starring Hugh Jackman, which trailed ...

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Broadway Grosses: Disgraced Celebrates Box Office Jump; Hugh Jackman Causes The River to Overflow

Broadway Grosses: Disgraced Celebrates Box Office Jump; Hugh Jackman Causes The River to Overflow

Lips are chapped, scarves are out: it is officially chilly in New York. The temperature dropped on the Great White Way this week, as well—nearly every Broadway show saw a decrease in gross from the previous week. The one exception was Disgraced, which at $408,008, saw its highest gross since it began in September. With positive reviews across ...

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Broadway Grosses: A Delicate Balance Breaks House Record In First Week With Help from Glenn Close & John Lithgow

Broadway Grosses: A Delicate Balance Breaks House Record In First Week With Help from Glenn Close & John Lithgow

In its first week of previews, the Glenn Close and John Lithgow-led A Delicate Balance broke the box office record at the Golden Theatre. The revival grossed $884,596 (102.25% gross potential) in eight performances and hit full capacity. The record was previously held by Driving Miss Daisy, which took in $732,896 for the week ending December 12 ...

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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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