Broadway Grosses: Gentleman’s Guide Maintains Killer Numbers Post-Tonys

first_img *Number based on eight preview performances UNDERDOGS (By Capacity) 5. If/Then (74.26%) 4. This Is Our Youth (68.28%) 3. Once (60.93%) 2. Cinderella (59.85%) 1. Love Letters (51.19%) Source: The Broadway League FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross) 1. The Lion King ($1,895,200) 2. Wicked ($1,680,849) 3. The Book of Mormon ($1,651,464) 4. Aladdin ($1,438,023) 5. It’s Only a Play ($1,375,481) FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity) 1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%) 2. It’s Only a Play (101.15%) 3. A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder (100.87%) 4. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (100.77%) 5. Wicked (99.78%)center_img UNDERDOGS (By Gross) 5. This Is Our Youth ($409,597) 4. Rock of Ages ($369,767) 3. Disgraced ($352,737)* 2. Love Letters ($319,810) 1. The Country House ($253,441) A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder is still riding the Tony wave. After taking home this year’s Tony Award for Best Musical on June 8, the tuner has seen an 81.29% increase in average weekly gross (excluding seven and nine-show weeks). This past week, it grossed over 100% of its potential, for the second consecutive week, in part due to premium ticket sales and by exceeding capacity once again. Meanwhile, It’s Only a Play, in its first full week of performances post-opening, broke the Schoenfeld Theatre house record by bringing in $1,375,481. The house record was previously held by the Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig-led A Steady Rain for the week ending December 6, 2009. Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending October 20: View Commentslast_img

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