THE JUNGLE BOOK is Huntington Theatre Company's Highest Grossing Show Ever
On Saturday, the Huntington Theatre Company's production of The Jungle Book became the most successful production in the company's 31-year history, grossing $1,584,263 to date with three full weeks remaining in its run. It surpasses the Huntington's 2003 production of Butley starring Tony Award-winner Nathan Lane, the previous record-holder at $1,576,699. The company of The Jungle Book celebrated the milestone Sunday evening withJungle Book Production Sponsors at a cocktail party hosted by Huntington Board of Trustees Clerk Linda Waintrup and her husband Daniel.
Tickets are still available for The Jungle Book, which has been extended twice due to popular demand and must close October 20. See ticket information below. The new musical production wholly reimagined for the stage by Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman (Candide) is based on Nobel Laureate Rudyard Kipling's 1893 collection of stories set in the Indian jungle and Walt Disney's 1967 animated film.
Tickets for all start at $25 with great seats and best value tickets available midweek: online at huntingtontheatre.org; by phone at 617 266 0800; and in person at the Box Offices at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street).
Photo Credit: Liz Lauren