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COMING UP ON BROADWAY:
Girl From the North Country - Opens: 3.5.20 Six - Opens: 3.12.20 The Minutes - Previews: 2.25.20, Opens: 3.15.20 Hangmen - Previews: 2.28.20, Opens: 3.19.20 Company - Previews: 3.2.20, Opens: 3.22.20 Diana - Previews: 3.2.20, Opens: 3.26.20 The Lehman Trilogy - Previews: 3.7.20, Opens: 3.31.20 Caroline, or Change - Previews: 3.13.20, Opens: 4.4.20 Mrs. Doubtfire - Previews 3.9.20, Opens 4.5.20 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Previews: 3.3.20, Opens: 4.9.20 Plaza Suite - Previews: 3.13.20, Opens: 4.13.20 American Buffalo - Previews: 3.24.20, Opens: 4.14.20 Flying Over Sunset - Previews: 3.12.20, Opens: 4.16.20 Sing Street - Previews: 3.26.20, Opens: 4.19.20 Birthday Candles - Previews: 4.2.20, Opens: 4.21.20 How I Learned To Drive - Previews: 3.27.20, Opens: 4.22.20 Take Me Out - Previews: 3.31.20, Opens: 4.23.20 Tony Awards Cut Off - 4.23.20 Tony Awards Nominations - 4.28.20 Tony Awards - 6.7.20 MJ: The Musical - Previews: 7.6.20, Opens: 8.13.20 American Utopia - Opens 9.18.20

THIS WEEK ON THE SITE: 2/17: Broadway Heat: Girl From the North Country Edition: Elimination Round - 2/18: Standing @ Zero - 2/19: CD REVIEW: Original Broadway Cast Recording Hadestown - 2/20: Welcome to the Theater! The Broadway Debuts of West Side Story - 2/20: Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Cast - 2/21: SHOW REVIEW: West Side Story

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Broadway Box Office Top Ten: 11.14 - 11.20.11

The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the week of November 14 - 20 (34 productions):




1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (1)
2. Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway (Concert) Broadhurst Theatre (2)
3. Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (3)
4. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre (4)
5. Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (5)
6. Other Desert Cities (Play) Booth Theatre (6)
6. tie Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre (8)
8. Rock of Ages (Musical) Helen Hayes Theatre (-)
9. Anything Goes (Musical Revival) Stephen Sondheim Theatre (10)
10. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) The Foxwoods Theatre (9)

(-) - Last week's position in the Broadway Top Ten


  • Biggest Increase in Attendance: Man and Boy (+7.0%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance: Lysistrata Jones (-33.4%)*
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (+$443,896)*
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (-$198,363)
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: The Book of Mormon ($156.28)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission: Lysistrata Jones ($32.88)* 
  • SRO Shows: The Book of Mormon, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway
  • $1M Club: Wicked, The Lion King, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, The Book of Mormon, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark
This week, only two shows increased their attendance - Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway and Man and Boy. Just last week, only two shows decreased their attendance; the others all increased.

* - Both Lysistrata Jones and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever played 7 preview performances instead of the usual 8.


Figures provided by The Broadway League


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