INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/6
Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights!
Harold Pinter's BETRAYAL, starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Rafe Spall, and directed by ten-time Tony Award winner Mike Nichols, played the final performance of its strictly limited engagement yesterday at the Barrymore Theatre. BETRAYAL, which previously set a new box office record for highest grossing play on Broadway ($1,442,086.95 for the week ending 12/29/13), earned an astounding cumulative gross of $17,501,415.67 for its 14-week limited engagement.
The all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III have broken the house record of Broadway's Belasco Theatre for the third time. The productions, which opened Sunday, November 10 on Broadway to ecstatic and universal critical praise, grossed $871,218.50, breaking the house record of $845,435 the productions had set for the week ending 12/22/13. Twelfth Night and Richard III have an access policy whereby 250 seats a performance - 2000 seats a week in the orchestra, mezzanine, balcony, boxes and on stage - are sold for $25, making the house record figure especially noteworthy.
Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 1/5/2014.
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