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Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone

Broadway Grosses: Before Cleaning Up at the Tonys, Hamilton Reached Yet Another Milestone

History had its eyes on Hamilton on Broadway’s biggest night, but before the musical won 11 Tonys out of a record-breaking 16 nominations, it reached yet another milestone. The revolutionary musical from Lin-Manuel Miranda surpassed the $2 million mark for the first time in its Broadway run, which celebrates the anniversary of its first performance one month from today. Joining ...

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Broadway Grosses: American Psycho Kills In Its Final Week; Nominated Shows Stand By for Post-Tonys Boosts

Broadway Grosses: American Psycho Kills In Its Final Week; Nominated Shows Stand By for Post-Tonys Boosts

The musical adaptation of American Psycho fell victim to the post-Tony nomination killing spree, but it at least played a final week closer than ever to selling out. The musical, which took its final bow on June 5, played to over 90% capacity for its final eight performances and took in the highest gross of its run at $620,083 ...

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Broadway Grosses: Joining the Millionaire's Club Is Just the Cherry on Top for Waitress

Broadway Grosses: Joining the Millionaire's Club Is Just the Cherry on Top for Waitress

Here’s what baking—and a hit musical during a holiday weekend—can do. The Sara Bareilles musical Waitress, which begin performances in March, surpassed the $1 million mark in grosses for the first time this past week. After Hamilton and School of Rock, it’s the third of this season’s five Tony Award for Best Musical nominees to join the Millionaire’s Club. Expect ...

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Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year as Attendance & Grosses Reach All-Time High

Broadway Grosses: The Great White Way Celebrates Another Record-Breaking Year as Attendance & Grosses Reach All-Time High

The 2015-16 Broadway season ended on May 22, marking yet another record-breaking year. Attendance was up by 1.6% and grosses were up by 0.6% from the 2014-15 season, bringing in a total of 13.32 million theatergoers and $1.37 billion. For the first year in recorded Broadway history, average ticket prices went down (by $1.07). In ...

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Broadway Grosses: Shuffle Along, Waitress & More Celebrate Best Musical Tony Nods with Box Office Boosts

Broadway Grosses: Shuffle Along, Waitress & More Celebrate Best Musical Tony Nods with Box Office Boosts

As the Tony Awards approach, several shows are observing box office boosts as they boast their nominations. Shuffle Along, which received ten nominations including Best Musical, grossed $957,143—its highest intake of its run thus far—and exceeded capacity. Fellow Best Musical contenders Waitress and Bright Star also celebrated their biggest numbers to date (though the latter will still need more ...

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Broadway Grosses: Jennifer Hudson's Shug Avery Leaving Town, And The Color Purple Audiences Made Sure Not to Miss Her

Broadway Grosses: Jennifer Hudson's Shug Avery Leaving Town, And The Color Purple Audiences Made Sure Not to Miss Her

Jennifer Hudson pushed da button in The Color Purple for the final time on May 8, and the numbers for her last week are too beautiful for words (but we’ll try anyways). The musical revival played to its highest capacity all year, and at just shy of $1 million, took in its highest gross since the New Year's holiday week ...

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Broadway Grosses: Crowds Flock to New Musicals as Tony Award Nominations Loom

Broadway Grosses: Crowds Flock to New Musicals as Tony Award Nominations Loom

With Tony nominations just around the corner, audiences are catching this season’s new musicals before some celebrate a post-announcement high tide. School of Rock surpassed the million-dollar mark this past week, taking in $1,003,657. In its first full week after opening, Waitress reached full capacity at 100.08% and grossed $907,936. Shuffle Along opened officially on April ...

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Broadway Grosses: High Flying, Adored? Cirque du Soleil's Paramour Climbs to the Top with Just Six Performances

Broadway Grosses: High Flying, Adored? Cirque du Soleil's Paramour Climbs to the Top with Just Six Performances

Paramour continued its preview performances at the Lyric Theatre, and the Cirque du Soleil presentation soared to the top of the boards. After taking in $1,018,942 in just six performances, the show was just shy of making the top five. Those slots were claimed by the usual suspects: The Lion King, Hamilton, Wicked, Aladdin and The Book of ...

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Broadway Grosses: No Puzzlement as The King & I Spikes for Kelli O'Hara & Ken Watanabe's Farewell

Broadway Grosses: No Puzzlement as The King & I Spikes for Kelli O'Hara & Ken Watanabe's Farewell

The King and I bid farewell to Tony winner Kelli O’Hara and Ken Watanabe on April 17, and the two left with the revival whistling a happy tune. The show grossed $1,013,157 this past week, marking the first time since the winter holidays that the production reached seven figures. Meanwhile, five usual suspects topped the board: The Lion ...

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Broadway Grosses: Jonathan Groff Dethroned, But When Push Comes to Shove, Hamilton Still Climbs the Boards

Broadway Grosses: Jonathan Groff Dethroned, But When Push Comes to Shove, Hamilton Still Climbs the Boards

Oceans rise, empires fall, and Hamilton still towers above them all. Jonathan Groff abdicated his throne as King George on April 9, and as he left the blockbuster musical (to go film for Netlix), the show took the first runner up slot by both gross and capacity. Most productions took a numbers dip this past week now that school is ...

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