[Broadway Grosses w/e 5/8/2022] The start of something new.
The nominations for the 75th Annual Tony Awards were announced this week and if you somehow missed them, you can find them here.
And the Tony campaigns have already begun . . .
For the week ending May 8, there were 36 shows running on Broadway bringing in a total of $31,199,659, up from the previous week’s $29,072,410. Attendance was also up to 249,219 (76.05% capacity) as compared to the previous week’s 241,500 (74.72% capacity).
Is this the start of Broadway’s spring rise?
Check out the grosses for the week ending in May 8, 2022.
|A STRANGE LOOP||$476,797.00||4,965||7,376||67.31%|
|COME FROM AWAY||$473,306.68||4,926||8,368||58.87%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$489,004.50||5,395||7,872||68.53%|
|FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF||$159,092.90||2,421||6,184||39.15%|
|GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY||$274,781.50||3,341||6,384||52.33%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD||$1,177,920.80||10,466||12,976||80.66%|
|HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE||$317,017.00||4,221||5,096||82.83%|
|MJ THE MUSICAL||$1,352,589.00||9,973||11,096||89.88%|
|MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL||$1,592,497.50||10,323||10,400||99.26%|
|MR. SATURDAY NIGHT||$565,411.50||4,058||5,955||68.14%|
|POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM ALIVE||$380,673.50||5,709||11,608||49.18%|
|TAKE ME OUT||$351,909.70||3,342||4,095||81.61%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||$905,752.71||7,875||8,528||92.34%|
|THE LION KING||$1,716,181.00||13,195||13,568||97.25%|
|THE LITTLE PRINCE||$330,668.47||6,231||11,776||52.91%|
|THE MUSIC MAN||$3,431,657.08||12,151||12,200||99.60%|
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||$742,308.20||7,847||12,840||61.11%|
|THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH||$174,481.00||3,304||8,464||39.04%|
|TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICAL||$1,065,578.30||8,694||11,824||73.53%|
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