Broadway Season Sales reach all-time High at over $1B

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Broadway’s season statistics are in and things look great. The 2011-2012 season, which began May 30, 2011 and ended May 27, yielded $1,139,311,457 in grosses, up 5.4% from last season. ”The variety of shows currently on Broadway succeeds in providing something for everyone, so we’re not surprised that this is the highest grossing […]

Grosses are up for the week ending 5-27-12

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Grosses are up! The unofficial start of summer is here, the Tony Awards are near and the week ending 5-27-12 shows healthy box office results. Death of a Salesman broke the house record at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre for the seventh time, grossing more than $1 million in only seven performances. The Book […]

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. […]

The Drama League’s Benefit Gala to Honor Kristin Chenoweth

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The Drama League’s 28th Annual Benefit Gala Online Auction went live January 17 at www.biddingforgood.com/thedramaleague with more than forty-five exclusive items available. The auction is in prelude to the benefit gala, called A Musical Celebration of Broadway, which is scheduled for February 6, 2012 at the famed Pierre Hotel. Tony and Emmy Award […]