some recent broadway arrivals adds both star power and box office receipts to the weekly box office report, both barber todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street and procession Sold out (the latter despite some outcry neo nazi protesters), and doll house Starring Jessica Chastain and Andrew Lloyd Webber bad cinderella near.
music revival processionstarring ben platt As Leo Frank and Micaela Diamond as wife Lucille Frank, four previews last week — only one of which, the first, attracted anti-Semitic protesters — and only standing room, grossed $587,006, an average of Tickets cost $143.24. The Alfred Urie-Jason Robert Brown musical directed by Michael Arden opens March 16 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theater.
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barber todd, the acclaimed Stephen Sondheim-Hugh Wheeler musical starring Josh Groban and Annaleigh Ashford The revival at Lunt-Fontanne, which sold out in its first preview, grossed $260,691 for a single show, with an average ticket price of $174.03.revival, director hamiltonThe Thomas Kail will open on March 26.
doll houseThis high-profile revival of the Ibsen classic starring Jessica Chastain, adapted by Amy Herzog, and directed by Jamie Lloyd grossed $811,261, occupying the Hudson With 95% of theater seats filled, the average ticket price was $112.32. Opening night is March 9.
bad cinderella, the new ALW-David Zippel musical reimagining the classic fairytale (starring Linedy Genao and Carolee Carmello), played at 93 percent capacity at the Empire Theater and grossed $684,822 from seven previews. The average ticket price is a reasonable $75.20. Opening night is March 23.
Another notable figure: funny girl A decrease of $949,604 from the previous week, with revenue of $933,728, August Wilson was approximately 84% full. Why did it fall? Stars Lea Michele and Ramin Karimloo are both booking holidays. Costar Tovah Feldshuh missed three shows.
All told, the 23 Broadway shows on the board totaled $25,832,430 for the week ended Feb. 26, down slightly from the previous week, and total attendance was actually up slightly, at 201,951. The lower average ticket price than the previous week certainly impacted the gross ($127.91 vs. $138.01 during the Presidents Day holiday week).
So far this season, Broadway has grossed $1,187,687,867 with a total attendance of 9,162,970, steady at 88 percent of capacity.
All data provided by Broadway Union.For a full box office listing, visit the league’s website.
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