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Broadway Grosses: Hedwig & Cabaret Make Gritty a Hot Ticket on the Great White Way

Broadway Grosses: Hedwig & Cabaret Make Gritty a Hot Ticket on the Great White Way

A popular tune says "the neon lights are bright on Broadway," but audiences also love gritty and seedy! Hedwig and the Angry Inch and Cabaret, which opened on April 22 and 24, respectively, both enjoyed packed houses this week. Rock goddess Neil Patrick Harris played to 102.14% capacity, and the Kit Kat Klub overflowed at 100.17%. Meanwhile, The ...

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Broadway Grosses: Yo, Adrian! Welcome to the Millionaire's Club! Rocky Earns Big at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Yo, Adrian! Welcome to the Millionaire's Club! Rocky Earns Big at the Box Office

Broadway loves an underdog! The knockout hit Rocky made its million dollar debut this past week, bringing in $1,022,747. Your family spends Easter weekend at the boxing ring too, right? But the Italian Stallion was not the only one to join the millionaire's club for the first time. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and All The Way ...

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Broadway Grosses: Raisin Gets a Bump from a Presidential Visit

Broadway Grosses: Raisin Gets a Bump from a Presidential Visit

A Raisin in the Sun received a Presidential visit and made its presence felt at the box office this week, with the Denzel Washington headlined drama one of the top five grossing shows on Broadway, joining perennial favorites Wicked, The Lion King, Kinky Boots and The Book of Mormon. It's been yet another great week for the Mormon team ...

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Broadway Grosses: Aladdin Is 'One Jump Ahead' & Audiences Get Starstruck

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin Is 'One Jump Ahead' & Audiences Get Starstruck

Make way for Prince Ali, Broadway! The new Disney musical Aladdin has flown into the top five grossing shows, joining perennial box office faves Wicked, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots. Meanwhile, Broadway audiences have made it clear that they love seeing celebs up close and personal. Making appearances in the top five shows by capacity ...

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Broadway Grosses: Les Miserables Brings It Home at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Les Miserables Brings It Home at the Box Office

The Great White Way is all about hearing the people sing! The Broadway return of Les Miserables officially opened at the Imperial Theatre on March 23 and has made its presence known by breaking into the top five grossing shows. Meanwhile, perennial box office favorites Wicked, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots kept their positions in ...

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Broadway Grosses: Matilda, Aladdin and More Kid Favorites Dominate the Great White Way

Broadway Grosses: Matilda, Aladdin and More Kid Favorites Dominate the Great White Way

Spring Break is upon us and childhood mischief is popping up all over Broadway. Miss Trunchbull may think they're just maggots, but the children of Matilda, along with family favorites Wicked and The Lion King found themselves in the top five grossing productions. Meanwhile Disney street urchin Aladdin officially opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre and kept up its ...

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Broadway Grosses: Aladdin and Wicked Fly High at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin and Wicked Fly High at the Box Office

Whether on a magic carpet or a broomstick, it's a good week to be flying on Broadway. Aladdin, in its third week of previews, continued to bring in packed houses, while Wicked kept its spot as the top grossing show. Additionally, the revolting children of Matilda found their way back into the top five, and A Raisin in the ...

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Broadway Grosses: Denzel Washington & Idina Menzel Warm Up the Spring

Broadway Grosses: Denzel Washington & Idina Menzel Warm Up the Spring

A Raisin In The Sun, starring Denzel Washington, may have only had one preview on Broadway this week, but the show certainly made its presence felt, playing to 100% capacity at the Ethel Barrymore. Newcomer Aladdin, in its second week in previews, continued to play to full houses. Meanwhile Wicked returned to the top spot and its former headliner Idina ...

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Broadway Grosses: Aladdin & Les Miz Immediately Fly High on Broadway

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin & Les Miz Immediately Fly High on Broadway

Aladdin and Les Miz both began previews on Broadway this week and turns out everyone wanted to see a carpet fly and how Ramin Karimloo would do on his Main Stem debut—both shows played to 100% capacity. Meanwhile Rebecca Hall made her final Main Stem bow in Machinal over at the American Airlines Theatre, as did those Bronx Bombers ...

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Broadway Grosses: The Glass Menagerie Sparkles in Last Week on Broadway

Broadway Grosses: The Glass Menagerie Sparkles in Last Week on Broadway

Midwinter recess for schools in New York State helped those magical maggots over at Matilda to worm their way back into the top five grossing shows on the Great White Way this week. Wicked once again defied gravity in the top spot and The Lion King followed close behind. Meanwhile over at the Booth Theatre The Glass Menagerie made its ...

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