Grosses are up for the week ending 5-20-12

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The Lion King comes out on top again, with Wicked closely behind. But the biggest story might be Evita. The production has broken the house record at the Marquis Theatre for the seventh time, and secures a spot among the top three grossing shows with  $1,586,902. The Book of Mormon, Spider-man, Nice Work […]

Grosses hold steady for the week ending 5-13-12

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The Lion King comes out on top again, as the production works to dethrone Wicked as the top grossing show of the season. Wicked has claimed the spot the for last five years, but at this rate, and grossing $1,717,281, The Lion King, in its fifteenth year on Broadway, is looking to break […]

Grosses keep steady for the week ending 5-6-12

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Nice Work If You Can Get It made its way into the millionaire club for the first time, grossing $1,022,115. The new Gershwin musical, which opened in April, played at 93.11% capacity, coming in just behind Spider-man Turn Off the Dark. Evita, The Book of Mormon, Wicked and The Lion King complete the […]

Grosses down slightly for week ending 4-29-12

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Send to Kindle Grosses are down just slightly for the week ending 4-29-12. With the Broadway season officially coming to a close, there is a surplus of productions in the market, driving up the number of empty seats on Broadway. The Lion King, again, takes the top spot, edging out Wicked, respectively grossing $1,761,855 and […]

Grosses are down for the week ending 4-22-12

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Grosses are down with only one week left in the 2011-2012 theater season. Total revenue is about $4 million less than last week’s end. The Lion King, however, had a good week. It edged out Wicked to claim the top spot, though by only $3,310. Completing the millionaire club is The Book of […]

Grosses are up for the week ending 4-15-12

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Wicked lands on top again this week at the box office. Both Wicked and The Lion King took in more than $2 million dollars each again this week end. Ten shows made it into the millionaire club, including new musical Newsies, which hit the milestone for the first time. The show brought in […]

Grosses are up week ending 4-1-12: ‘Lion King’ trumps ‘Wicked’

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The Lion King jumps in front of Wicked this week end. The show grossed $1,843,641, about $100,000 more than last, and played at just more than 100% capacity. Wicked, however, is not far behind, with a total gross of $1,841,661, which happens to be $32,888 more than it grossed at last week’s end. […]

Grosses are inching up for week ending 3-25-12

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Broadway grosses are inching up, with Wicked again taking the top spot. This week the tried and true grossed $1.8 million, just a bit less than last week end. The Lion King, Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, and Evita round out the millionaire club. Magic/Bird and End of the Rainbow have joined the […]

Grosses are up in the final week of winter, week ending 3-18-12

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The spring season is heating up and grosses are on the rise. Despite a theater mishap, the flood that forced the cancellation of two shows, Evita jumps out of the gate, grossing more than $1 million in its first week of previews. The production, which happens to be Broadway’s first revival of Evita […]

Grosses take a dive for the week ending March 4, 2012

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After several weeks of strong showings, Porgy and Bess takes a hit. The show played at only 64% capacity and grossed $639,026, $242,200 less than last week’s end. In fact, many shows saw a dip in grosses this week—the Book of Mormon serving as the exception. The show surged back to the number […]