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Broadway Grosses: Mamma Mia! Embraces ‘Money, Money, Money’ in Final Weeks of Its 14-Year Stay

Broadway Grosses: Mamma Mia! Embraces ‘Money, Money, Money’ in Final Weeks of Its 14-Year Stay

It’s had audiences dancing in the aisles since 2001, but Mamma Mia! is still the name of the game. The ABBA musical, which is set to close on September 12 at the Broadhurst Theatre, continued its record-breaking streak by once again playing its highest grossing non-holiday week since moving to the space in November 2013 (from the Winter Garden Theatre ...

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Broadway Grosses: With a Presidential Push, Hamilton Starts Off Unsurprisingly Strong at Box Office

Broadway Grosses: With a Presidential Push, Hamilton Starts Off Unsurprisingly Strong at Box Office

In a box office coup surprising no one, Hamilton, the new musical created by and starring Lin-Manuel Miranda, debuted on the boards with a capacity over 100%, and with only seven preview performances (one of which attended by Obama), grossed nearly $1.3 million. The highly-anticipated Broadway goliath surpassed its gross potential, hitting 110.3%. We expect that number to ...

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Going Out with a Big Bang: An Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons, Recoups In Final Weeks on Broadway

Going Out with a Big Bang: An Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons, Recoups In Final Weeks on Broadway

Broadway’s An Act of God, starring Emmy winner Jim Parsons, has recouped its investment. The production, capitalized at $2.9 million, opened officially on May 28 and is scheduled to conclude its run at Studio 54 on August 2.

The Creator Himself has written the Play, which has been transcribed by Emmy-winning The Daily Show head writer and executive producer ...

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Broadway Grosses: No Puzzlement Here! The King and I Plays to Full Houses as Ken Watanabe Waltzes Out

Broadway Grosses: No Puzzlement Here! The King and I Plays to Full Houses as Ken Watanabe Waltzes Out

Audiences keep going and going and going, et cetera et cetera. The Tony-winning Broadway revival of The King and I reached 100% capacity for the third consecutive week and fell just short of joining the top five grossing shows. Tony and Oscar nominee Ken Watanabe played his final performance at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre on June 12; Broadway alum Jose ...

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Broadway Grosses: The Lion King Reigns Over Independence Day Box Office

Broadway Grosses: The Lion King Reigns Over Independence Day Box Office

America may have celebrated jettisoning the monarchy in 1776 this weekend, but on Broadway The Lion King continued its reign. The long-running musical brought in a massive $2,143,344 this week. It was joined in the top five in terms of grosses by perennial faves Wicked, Aladdin, The Book of Mormon, and this season's box office standout An American ...

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Broadway Grosses: A Royal Farewell! The Audience, Starring Helen Mirren, Ends Run with Highest-Grossing Week

Broadway Grosses: A Royal Farewell! The Audience, Starring Helen Mirren, Ends Run with Highest-Grossing Week

Tony winner Helen Mirren took her final bow in The Audience on June 28 at the Schoenfeld Theatre, and theatergoers showered her with oodles of riches. Well, $1,425,523, to be exact. The play concluded its run with its highest-grossing week and with a capacity once again over 100%. Meanwhile, a handful of new musicals celebrated their highest-earning weeks as well ...

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Broadway Grosses: Skylight Kicks Spaghetti Bolognese Up a Notch in Final Week & Other Tony Winners Boost Numbers

Broadway Grosses: Skylight Kicks Spaghetti Bolognese Up a Notch in Final Week & Other Tony Winners Boost Numbers

After 106 performances/batches of spaghetti bologneseSkylight, starring Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy, ended its Broadway run on June 21. The production, which took home the 2015 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Play, broke the Golden Theatre box office record in its final week, bringing in $927,539. The other big Tony-winning play of the 2014-15 ...

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Broadway Grosses: After Tony Award Wins, Curious Incident & Fun Home Bring the Celebration to the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: After Tony Award Wins, Curious Incident & Fun Home Bring the Celebration to the Box Office

After securing five trophies each, the two productions that received top honors at the 2015 Tony Awards celebrated gangbusters weeks at the box office. Best Play winner The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time saw its highest gross since New Year. Meanwhile, Best Musical recipient Fun Home brought in its biggest gross of its run, as did three ...

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Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris, in Week Preceding Tonys, Ahead of Other New Shows at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: An American in Paris, in Week Preceding Tonys, Ahead of Other New Shows at the Box Office

While An American in Paris did not take home the big prize at the 2015 Tony Awards, the new musical doesn’t have much to fear. In the week preceding Broadway’s biggest night, the production landed once again in the top five grossing shows, joining perennial favorites The Lion King, Wicked, Aladdin and The Book of Mormon. We expect that the ...

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Broadway Grosses: Fun Home & More Tony-Nominated Tuners Draw Crowds Before the Big Night

Broadway Grosses: Fun Home & More Tony-Nominated Tuners Draw Crowds Before the Big Night

With one week until the Tony Awards, audiences are clamoring to catch Broadway’s latest offerings before some shows win big—and before tickets become elusive. While many productions saw a drop in grosses from the previous week (though no cause for concern; it was a holiday weekend), some shows continued to climb the boards. Fun Home, which received 12 Tony nominations, celebrated its ...

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