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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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Tony Nominee Skylight, Starring Carey Mulligan & Bill Nighy, Recoups Broadway Investment

Tony Nominee Skylight, Starring Carey Mulligan & Bill Nighy, Recoups Broadway Investment

The Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy-led Skylight has recouped its entire capitalization. The Tony nominated revival began performances on Broadway on March 13 and officially opened at the Golden Theatre on April 2. Directed by Stephen Daldry, David Hare's play will run through June 21.

Skylight tells the story of a teacher, Kyra Hollis (Mulligan), who receives an unexpected visit ...

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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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