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Which show has the highest running costs?

JakeB
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Which show has the highest running costs?#0
Posted: 2/26/04 at 4:38pm
When shows like Avenue Q rake in 300/400k a week, and Wicked rakes in $1m, in terms of percentage, which is making the most profit? Which shows cost the most to run (does anyone know exact figures?) and which is the least?
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I think that WICKED probably has the highest. It has a large cast, including a few of whom probably make much more than the minimum set by Equity, a large orchestra, a large theatre, and probably a large crew.
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I know that PRODUCERS has to make about 600,000-700,00 a week. WICKED, my guess is 700,000 to 800,000. AVENUE Q needs to take in over 200,000. That's about the same a play needs to make, and AVENUE Q is pretty much ranking at a play cost.
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