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There’s No Business Like Show Business! Broadway Grosses Hit $1.27 Billion in 2013-14 Season

There’s No Business Like Show Business! Broadway Grosses Hit $1.27 Billion in 2013-14 Season

Big name stars such as Denzel Washington, Daniel Craig and Neil Patrick Harris, along with popular titles including Aladdin and Les Miserables, helped Broadway do big business over the 2013–2014 season. Great White Way shows grossed $1.27 billion during the period and total attendances reached 12.21 million. All new and continuing productions ran a total of 1496 ...

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Mega-Producer Cameron Mackintosh Buys Two More West End Theaters; Will Rename Ambassadors After Stephen Sondheim

Mega-Producer Cameron Mackintosh Buys Two More West End Theaters; Will Rename Ambassadors After Stephen Sondheim

Cameron Mackintosh has added two more theaters to his West End theater group Delfont Mackintosh Theatres. The mega-producer will take over the Victoria Palace Theatre (the current home of Billy Elliot) in June of this year, as well as the Ambassadors Theatre (where Stomp plays) by 2015, which he will rename the Sondheim Theatre.

The acquisition will involve closing the ...

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Broadway Grosses: Hail to the Chief! All The Way Packs Houses

Broadway Grosses: Hail to the Chief! All The Way Packs Houses

Some pretty strong numbers for Mr. President! The Bryan Cranston-led All The Way surpassed usual suspect The Book of Mormon as the leading show by capacity last week at 106.18%. This may in part be due to the All The Way playing only six performances this past week, though the play still managed to bring in its second-highest grossing ...

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Broadway Grosses: Feel the Earth Move? Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Creates Quite the Stir at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Feel the Earth Move? Beautiful: The Carole King Musical Creates Quite the Stir at the Box Office

"One Fine Day?" Try one fine week...again! Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, in the midst of celebrating seven Tony nominations, continues to pack the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. The tuner broke a box office record for the second consecutive week, bringing in its highest gross to date ($1,087,702) and exceeding capacity for the first time. Meanwhile, this season ...

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Broadway Grosses: A Gentleman's Guide & Beautiful Celebrate a Post-Tony Noms Box Office Bump

Broadway Grosses: A Gentleman's Guide & Beautiful Celebrate a Post-Tony Noms Box Office Bump

Tony nominations were announced on April 29, and many shows received a box office bump hot off the heels of multiple nods. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, which led the pack last week with ten nominations, celebrated its highest gross of 2014 ($580,279) and a capacity of 93.30% (the highest since it began at the ...

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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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