‘Tommy’, ‘The Outsiders’, ‘The Wiz’ boost Broadway box office

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'Tommy', 'The Outsiders', 'The Wiz' boost Broadway box office

The Broadway box office surged last week, as five productions added to the roster, one returned and at least 30 of the 32 shows saw attendance at 90% capacity or higher. Twenty presentations were sold out.

A fleet of recent arrivals was among the strong box office performers The Outsiders, The Wiz, Sufs, Hell’s Kitchen and the great gatsby Filling all the seats at their respective places. who is tommy Came within sight of the $1M mark.

Overall 32 shows made huge money $37,095,505 For the week before the Easter holidays, there is an increase of 30% compared to the previous week and an increase of 8% compared to this time last year. The total attendance for the week ending 31 March was 271,802, an increase of 18% compared to last week. More than 96% of all seats were filled. The average ticket price was $136.48,

Notable entries include:

  • SuitableStarring Sarah Paulson and Corey Stoll, Belasco began his commercial transfer and earned $777,541With 95% attendance;
  • who is tommy Debuts to rave reviews in Nederlander $956,550, With 98% attendance;
  • foreigner Six previews at Jacobs sold out and earned $701,781, Opening night is April 11;
  • Lempicka Continuing its pre-opening low price strategy, filling 96% of Longacre’s seats, earning $416,616 for seven previews at an average ticket of $59. Opening night is April 14;
  • The Wiz Preview started and earnings in Marquis $941,425 And all four previews are selling out. Opening night is April 17;
  • victim Previews began in the Music Box, with room left for only six previews, a total of $460,623, Opening night is April 18;
  • hell’s Kitchen Started previews at Shubert, sold three previews, earned $624,961, Opening night is April 20;
  • heart of rock and roll Previews began at the James Earl Jones, with a total of 91% of the seats filled for the two shows. $139,145, Opening night is April 22;
  • the great Gatsby Previews began on Broadway and two productions sold out at great prices. $433,640, Opening night is April 25;
  • water for Elephants Imperial was at 96% capacity, making huge profits $1,149.418 Heavily compiled press during the week;
  • Notebook There was a virtual sellout in Schönfeld. $946,125,
  • SpammingNearing closing at St James’s on 7 April, it was at 97% capacity, earning $1,122,786,

Two long-running Broadway staples had an amazing nine-performance week: Wicked took in $2,910,585 And The Lion King Was the highest earner on the roster $3,178,613, AladdinDespite the strong demonstration of the 10th anniversary on March 28, it was attended $1,810,211, chicago Another house earning record broken in Ambassador $1,104,240,

Rooster departure was days of wine and rosesStudio 54 grossed $411,616 during its final week with 65% of seats filled.

So far this season, Broadway has earned $1,285,177,052with total attendance 10,214,178 At 89% capacity.

All figures courtesy of the Broadway League. For complete box office listings, go here League website,

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