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Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! & More Strike Gold; Great White Way Celebrates End of Record-Breaking Season

Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten! & More Strike Gold; Great White Way Celebrates End of Record-Breaking Season

Memorial Day Weekend marked the end of the 2014-15 Broadway season, and it certainly ended on a high note (and no, we don’t mean Kristin Chenoweth). It was the highest grossing and best attended year on the Great White Way, with an audience total of 13.1 million and a gross of $1.37 billion. Three of the four Tony-nominated ...

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Larry David's Fish in the Dark, Starring Rita Wilson, Rosie Perez & More, Recoups on Broadway

Larry David's Fish in the Dark, Starring Rita Wilson, Rosie Perez & More, Recoups on Broadway

Audiences have been unable to curb their enthusiasm for Fish in the Dark—the Broadway production has recouped its entire capitalization! Directed by Anna D. Shapiro and written by and starring Seinfeld co-creator Larry David, the comedy began performances on February 2 and officially opened on March 5 at the Cort Theatre.

David has described the play as a comedy ...

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Broadway Grosses: Kristin Chenoweth's High Notes Continue to Bring in the Crowds to On the Twentieth Century

Broadway Grosses: Kristin Chenoweth's High Notes Continue to Bring in the Crowds to On the Twentieth Century

Kristin Chenoweth's vocal talents (not to mention comedic chops), Peter Gallagher's plotting and Andy Karl's arm curls continue to lure in audiences to On the Twentieth Century; the Tony nominated revival made the frontrunners list for capacity this week on the Great White Way. More good news for Tony nominee An American in Paris, which further cemented its position as ...

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Broadway Grosses: Yes, Your Majesty! The Audience Has Masses Bowing Down to Dame Helen Mirren

Broadway Grosses: Yes, Your Majesty! The Audience Has Masses Bowing Down to Dame Helen Mirren

Citizens don’t exactly vote on a monarchy, but they have chosen their queen of Broadway. Dame Helen Mirren, who was recently crowned a Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner, has theatergoers bowing to her feet at The Audience; the show continues to appear in the top five by capacity (this week at 100.75%) and maintaining a seven-figure weekly gross ...

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Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris Feels the Love Before Tony Nods; John Cameron Mitchell Dewigs

Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris Feels the Love Before Tony Nods; John Cameron Mitchell Dewigs

Something tells us this is more than “Beginner’s Luck.” In the week preceding the Tony Award nominations, An American in Paris leapt to the top five grossing shows, making $1,235,247 (the highest of its run so far). It joined perennial favorites/usual suspects The Lion King, Wicked, Aladdin and The Book of MormonWhile we ...

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Broadway Grosses: The King and I Whistles a Happy Tune on the Great White Way Before Tony Nominations

Broadway Grosses: The King and I Whistles a Happy Tune on the Great White Way Before Tony Nominations

After across-the-board raves, The King and I has no reason to feel afraid. The Lincoln Center revival, which opened officially on April 16, saw its fourth consecutive week of audiences at full capacity. We will keep an eye on the production’s grosses as Tony nominations approach—we suspect its numbers will only grow. The April 28 announcement may also deliver a ...

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Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten & More New Musicals Warm Up the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Something Rotten & More New Musicals Warm Up the Box Office

Spring has sprung, and as the weather gets warmer, marquees get brighter. Three new musicals in particular are preparing for their opening nights with already impressive crowds. Something Rotten, set to open on April 22, continues to hit a capacity in the high 90s, and as buzz develops for the original crowd-pleasing tuner, we expect its average ticket price—and gross ...

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Helen Mirren Reigns Supreme; The Audience Recoups on Broadway

Helen Mirren Reigns Supreme; The Audience Recoups on Broadway

Long may she reign over the Great White Way! Broadway.com has confirmed that the Helen Mirren-led The Audience has recouped its $3.4 million production costs on the Main Stem. Directed by Stephen Daldry, Peter Morgan’s play began previews on February 17 and officially opened on March 8 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. The show's limited engagement will run ...

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Broadway Grosses: The Audience Maintains Regal Presence Over Easter Weekend; Kid-Friendly Hits Celebrate Boost

Broadway Grosses: The Audience Maintains Regal Presence Over Easter Weekend; Kid-Friendly Hits Celebrate Boost

While the Queen celebrated Easter in the traditional fashion this weekend, the Queen of Broadway celebrated in her own way. The Audience, starring Dame Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, broke the million dollar mark in seven performances for the fourth week in a row. The play continues to play over capacity, as it has for six out of seven ...

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Cheers for the D'Ysquiths! A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Recoups on Broadway

Cheers for the D'Ysquiths! A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder Recoups on Broadway

A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder—the 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical—has recouped its Broadway investment. The production, capitalized at $7.5 million, began performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre on October 22, 2013.

Written by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder follows Monty Navarro, a long-lost member of a ...

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