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BROADWAY RETURNS: Chicago, The Lion King, Hamilton and Wicked - Resume 9.14.21 Come From Away - Resumes 9.21.21 Moulin Rouge! - Resumes 9.24.21 Aladdin - Resumes 9.28.21 Tina - Resumes 10.8.21 Ain't Too Proud - Resumes 10.16.21 Jagged Little Pill - Resumes 10.21.21 The Phantom of the Opera - Resumes 10.22.21 Dear Evan Hansen - Resumes 12.11.21

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COMING UP THIS WEEK: 5/10: 1970s Broadway Musical Logo Madness! Elimination Group D! - 5/11: This Week in Broadway History - 5/12: Broadway Who's Who - 5/13: Broadway Media TBA - 5/14: Broadway Game!

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Sunday, March 4, 2012

Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN
ROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!

The Broadway Box Office Top Ten 
for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season 
(February 20 - 26; 26 productions):


1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (2) 
2. Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (1)
2. tie Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (3)
4. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre (5) 
5. Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre (6)
6. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) Foxwoods Theatre (4) 
7. Anything Goes (Musical Revival) Sondheim Theatre (9)
7. tie Death of a Salesman (Play Revival) (8)
9. Rock of Ages (Musical) Helen Hayes Theatre (6)
10. The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Musical Revival) Richard Rodgers Theatre (-)



(To find out how this is calculated, please click HERE.)
(-) - Last week's position in the Broadway Top Ten



  • Biggest Increase in Attendance: The Phantom of the Opera (+20.5%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance: Shatner's World: We Just Live In It (-12.9%)
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts:   The Phantom of the Opera  (+$181,796)
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts:  Chicago  (-$83,674)
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: The Book of Mormon ($167.80)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission: The Road to Mecca ($55.00)
  • SRO Shows: The Book of Mormon. The Lion King, Anything Goes, Wicked
  • $1M Club: The Book of Mormon, The Lion King, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Wicked, Jersey Boys

BROADWAY COMING AND GOING:



  • Shatner's World: We Just Live In It closed today at the Music Box Theatre following 2 previews and 20 performances.
  • The Road to Mecca closed at the American Airlines Theatre following 34 previews and 56 performances.




  • Death of a Salesman is in previews at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre toward a March 15th opening.
  • Once is in previews at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre toward a March 18th opening.
  • Jesus Christ Superstar is in previews at the Neil Simon Theatre toward a March 22nd opening.
  • Gore Vidal's The Best Man begins previews at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on March 6th toward an April 1st opening.


BROADWAY ARTICLE OF THE WEEK:


Time Out New York's 25 Biggest Broadway Divas of All Time




Click HERE to see where your favorite Broadway gal is on the list!


Jeff
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