UPDATE, with revised figures for Birthday Candles, Mrs. Doubtfire Broadway box office held regular final week, the primary week of the brand new 2022-23 season, with the 35 productions grossing a complete of $33,347,304, with attendance at 257,210. Both figures for the week ending May 29 point out a less-than-1% change from the earlier week.

Overall, the productions performed to about 83% of capability, just about in step with latest developments. Average ticket value was $129.94.

Three exhibits performed their last performances: Birthday Candles starring Debra Messing took in $328,372, a lift of $57,735 over the earlier week, with attendance at 81% of capability over the last week of its restricted engagement. Mrs. Doubtfire, which resumed performances in April following a winterlong Covid-prompted hiatus, closed out its shortened engagement with a $725,700, a $215,725 bounce, and attendance at 95% of capability.

The Skin of Our Teeth, Lincoln Center Theater’s revival of the Thornton Wilder basic, performed all eight of its scheduled efficiency after being hit with Covid the earlier week. The manufacturing grossed $289,682 within the last week of its engagement, with about 66% of seats crammed.

Billy Crystal, ‘Mr. Saturday Night’
Matthew Murphy

Two productions needed to cancel some performances attributable to Covid final week, together with Disney’s Aladdin, which misplaced three performances (grossing $841,177 for 5 performances, enjoying to 97% capability), whereas Mr. Saturday Night canceled each Saturday performances on May 28 after star Billy Crystal examined optimistic for the coronavirus. The musical took in $396,540 for 4 performances, enjoying to 63% of capability. (Mr. Saturday Night started a beforehand scheduled hiatus on May 29, returning June 7.)

Playing to full capability have been Hadestown (marking the exit of unique solid member André De Shields) and The Music Man. Plaza Suite fell only one seat shy of sell-out. Coming shut, with at the very least 90% of seats crammed, have been A Strange Loop, Aladdin, Chicago, Funny Girl, Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Macbeth, MJ, Moulin Rouge!, Mrs. Doubtfire, Six, Take Me Out, The Book of Mormon, The Lion King and Wicked.

The 35 productions reporting figures on Broadway final week have been Aladdin; American Buffalo; Beetlejuice; Birthday Candles; The Book of Mormon; Chicago; Come From Away; Company; Dear Evan Hansen; for coloured ladies who’ve thought-about suicide/when the rainbow is enuf; Funny Girl; Girl From The North Country; Hadestown; Hamilton; Hangmen; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child; How I Learned To Drive; The Lion King; MJ; The Minutes; Moulin Rouge!; Mr. Saturday Night; Mrs. Doubtfire; The Music Man; Paradise Square; The Phantom of the Opera; Plaza Suite; POTUS; Six; The Skin of Our Teeth; A Strange Loop; Take Me Out; Tina; and Wicked.

All figures courtesy of the Broadway League.

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