Broadway Grosses: Two Musicals See Box Office Bump in Final Week

first_img Here’s how you end on a high note. The Tony-winning revival of The King and I played its final performance on June 26, and in its last week, the production reached its highest gross in ten weeks. The show was just six seats shy of reaching full capacity, making it the highest-attended week of its run since July 2015. Meanwhile, following a four-month run on the lower end of the board, Best Musical Tony nominee Bright Star had its last week of performances. In its swansong, the Steve Martin and Edie Brickell show celebrated its highest gross (at $708,013) and capacity. Completing the hat trick, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, which ended its limited run on June 26, surpassed capacity and had its highest-grossing week.Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending June 26:FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)1. The Lion King ($2,113,062)2. Hamilton ($2,007,222)3. Wicked ($1,969,159)4. Aladdin ($1,671,568)5. The Book of Mormon ($1,371,455)UNDERDOGS (By Gross)5. Long Day’s Journey Into Night ($502,602)*4. Fully Committed ($426,533)3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time ($392,158)2. Fun Home ($384,193)1. An Act of God ($306,916)*FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)1. The Book of Mormon (102.49%)2. Hamilton (101.55%)3. Waitress (100.91%)4. Long Day’s Journey Into Night (100.70%)*5. The Lion King (100.01%)UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)5. An Act of God (68.75%)*4. Jersey Boys (68.18%)3. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (66.38%)2. An American in Paris (64.29%)1. On Your Feet! (63.22%)* Number based on seven regular performancesSource: The Broadway League View Comments Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim in ‘The King & I'(Photo: Paul Kolnik)last_img

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