The holiday season boosted Broadway box office for the week ending December 29, with a spate of weekly records established by shows including West Side Story, Beetlejuice, a couple of bio-musicals and others. Total grosses came in at $55,765,408, according to the trade group Broadway League. That was about $2 million lower than the tally for
Broadway box office mostly held steady last week, even as many shows might not have overmuch to cheer about during the pre-holiday week. In all, the 35 productions took in $32,015,929, down just 2% from the previous week’s 36-production roster. Total attendance for the week ending Nov. 24 was 278,056, off about 4% from the
Broadway box office took a step back last week, with most shows reporting receipt drops from the prior week (which included Veterans Day Weekend, perhaps boosting tourist money). In all, the 36 Broadway productions grossed $32,819,621 for the week ending Nov. 17, about 7% down from the previous week. Attendance, though, held steady at 289,802.
Jagged Little Pill, the Alanis Morissette musical that’s not about Alanis Morissette, joined the Million Dollar Club in its first full week on the Broadway grosses chart, taking in $1,107,845 for eight previews for the week ending Nov. 10. The Jagged take no doubt helped Broadway’s overall total, which jumped about 14% from last week