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Grosses by Year - 1997

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SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
1776
(GERSHWIN)
$4,963,847 $225,629 $44.87
$75.00
117,061 132,125 175 94.15%
A DOLL'S HOUSE
(BELASCO)
$6,495,976 $282,434 $44.68
$60.00
143,989 160,844 158 89.14%
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
(ST. JAMES)
$24,284,239 $467,005 $48.50
$70.00
489,657 671,055 415 73.02%
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE 1997-1998
(CRITERION)
$649,261 $129,852 $37.70
$55.00
17,234 19,960 40 86.40%
AN AMERICAN DAUGHTER
(CORT)
$2,712,516 $180,834 $29.52
$50.00
93,476 125,164 116 75.05%
AN IDEAL HUSBAND
(ETHEL BARRYMORE)
$716,644 $179,161 $34.38
$55.00
20,956 35,072 32 59.78%
ANNIE - 1997
(MARTIN BECK)
$12,836,836 $401,151 $50.52
$75.00
253,160 359,766 253 70.59%
BARRYMORE
(MUSIC BOX)
$6,566,575 $193,135 $37.62
$45.00
174,965 250,480 248 70.27%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
(PALACE)
$30,227,497 $581,298 $51.76
$70.00
583,008 723,840 416 80.54%
BRING IN DA NOISE BRING IN DA FUNK
(AMBASSADOR)
$21,343,484 $410,452 $50.47
$70.00
422,084 441,560 415 95.60%
CANDIDE
(GERSHWIN)
$5,065,916 $337,728 $34.50
$65.00
146,016 219,164 114 67.86%
CATS
(WINTER GARDEN)
$22,010,946 $423,287 $45.04
$70.00
486,490 616,512 416 78.91%
CHICAGO
(SHUBERT)
$33,327,636 $640,916 $55.21
$70.00
603,797 599,736 414 100.67%
DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN
(BOOTH)
$2,150,025 $97,728 $36.06
$49.50
59,149 102,534 134 57.62%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
DREAM: THE JOHNNY MERCER MUSICAL
(ROYALE)
$3,311,853 $194,815 $39.33
$70.00
84,598 137,788 133 61.54%
EUGENE ONEGIN
(MARTIN BECK)
$97,542 $97,542 $0.00
$24.10
4,047 9,100 7 44.50%
Forever Tango 1997-1998
(WALTER KERR)
$7,463,935 $266,569 $46.13
$75.00
162,016 207,872 224 77.94%
IT'S A SLIPPERY SLOPE
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$75,589 $37,794 $24.55
$35.00
3,059 3,114 3 98.25%
IVANOV
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$2,590,865 $259,086 $34.58
$55.00
75,415 81,474 74 92.64%
JACKIE: AN AMERICAN LIFE
(BELASCO)
$1,204,964 $100,414 $33.83
$67.50
36,791 90,900 90 41.88%
JEKYLL AND HYDE
(PLYMOUTH)
$16,932,288 $412,983 $58.08
$75.00
290,216 346,125 325 83.80%
JUAN DARIEN
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$207,382 $207,382 $33.25
$45.00
6,237 8,304 8 75.10%
KING DAVID
(NEW AMSTERDAM)
$677,313 $338,656 $52.81
$75.00
12,745 15,444 9 82.55%
LES MISÉRABLES - ORIGINAL
(IMPERIAL)
$25,072,048 $482,155 $46.90
$75.00
534,913 579,951 411 92.32%
LONDON ASSURANCE
(CRITERION)
$1,493,967 $135,815 $37.30
$55.00
39,976 42,914 86 92.84%
LOVE THY NEIGHBOR
(BOOTH)
$124,771 $124,771 $31.88
$49.50
3,914 4,686 6 83.50%
MANDY PATINKIN
(LYCEUM)
$563,627 $140,907 $45.87
$60.00
12,229 14,784 16 84.63%
Master Class 1995
(Golden)
$2,767,934 $110,717 $28.33
$45.00
96,882 136,396 172 70.94%
MEN ARE FROM MARS WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS
(GERSHWIN)
$358,316 $358,316 $31.61
$55.00
11,336 13,426 7 84.40%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
MISS SAIGON
(BROADWAY)
$25,573,008 $491,789 $44.05
$75.00
581,132 725,088 416 80.15%
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
(BROADHURST)
$6,158,445 $279,929 $44.10
$75.00
139,001 201,168 176 69.09%
PLAY ON!
(BROOKS ATKINSON)
$1,402,692 $140,269 $22.94
$70.00
61,278 82,400 80 74.38%
PRESENT LAUGHTER 1996-1997
(WALTER KERR)
$2,664,493 $166,531 $31.54
$55.00
84,524 119,808 128 70.55%
PROPOSALS
(BROADHURST)
$1,871,439 $207,938 $43.59
$65.00
43,444 84,206 71 51.90%
RAGTIME 1997-2000
(FORD CENTER)
$455,674 $455,674 $62.98
$75.00
7,235 7,252 4 99.80%
RENT
(NEDERLANDER)
$28,653,737 $551,033 $57.39
$75.00
499,288 488,224 416 102.30%
SHOW BOAT
(GERSHWIN)
$723,344 $723,344 $56.80
$75.00
12,735 15,344 8 83.00%
SIDE SHOW
(RICHARD RODGERS)
$3,876,756 $258,450 $37.74
$65.00
105,052 153,216 114 69.74%
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
(VIRGINIA)
$18,620,861 $358,093 $46.86
$75.00
400,447 504,192 416 79.43%
STANLEY
(CIRCLE)
$1,197,565 $99,797 $24.28
$45.00
48,320 60,990 95 78.81%
STEEL PIER
(RICHARD RODGERS)
$5,587,523 $399,109 $46.58
$75.00
120,530 147,477 109 82.01%
STREET CORNER SYMPHONY
(BROOKS ATKINSON)
$674,396 $74,933 $16.83
$70.00
40,719 65,331 63 64.40%
SUNSET BOULEVARD
(MINSKOFF)
$5,501,793 $458,483 $43.13
$70.00
126,902 164,160 96 77.31%
THE CAPEMAN
(MARQUIS)
$2,211,100 $552,775 $55.33
$67.50
39,826 44,492 28 89.35%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
THE CHERRY ORCHARD
(MARTIN BECK)
$800,000 $400,000 $61.54
$75.00
13,000 18,486 13 70.75%
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
(MUSIC BOX)
$1,382,904 $230,484 $40.64
$60.00
33,546 43,340 44 78.75%
THE GIN GAME
(LYCEUM)
$2,260,537 $107,645 $27.67
$55.00
81,779 148,976 164 54.05%
THE KING AND I
(NEIL SIMON)
$22,868,223 $439,774 $50.34
$75.00
453,138 546,624 416 82.90%
THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO
(HELEN HAYES)
$7,965,570 $169,480 $46.46
$55.00
169,278 222,084 372 76.05%
THE LIFE
(ETHEL BARRYMORE)
$12,700,816 $334,232 $50.55
$75.00
248,211 326,028 303 76.00%
THE LION KING
(NEW AMSTERDAM)
$8,254,191 $750,381 $57.45
$75.00
143,708 151,815 87 94.56%
THE LITTLE FOXES
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$1,759,936 $159,994 $26.90
$50.00
65,952 92,484 84 72.05%
THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD
(BOOTH)
$1,369,699 $195,671 $35.62
$55.00
38,445 43,400 56 88.59%
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(MAJESTIC)
$36,658,740 $704,976 $58.04
$80.00
631,325 669,344 416 94.32%
THE REHEARSAL
(CRITERION)
$185,522 $92,761 $29.33
$55.00
6,287 6,487 13 97.50%
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
(MINSKOFF)
$6,016,770 $501,398 $45.98
$75.00
133,428 164,160 96 81.28%
THE SUNSHINE BOYS
(LYCEUM)
$779,330 $155,866 $39.23
$60.00
19,681 32,904 36 59.48%
THE YOUNG MAN FROM ATLANTA
(LONGACRE)
$1,340,187 $103,091 $27.03
$45.00
50,356 110,595 101 45.36%
THREE SISTERS
(CRITERION)
$1,708,904 $155,355 $39.45
$55.00
43,322 43,413 87 99.79%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
TITANIC
(LUNT-FONTANNE)
$23,914,182 $597,855 $54.39
$75.00
430,903 457,250 310 94.08%
TRIUMPH OF LOVE
(ROYALE)
$3,429,354 $244,954 $45.59
$80.00
75,499 110,852 107 67.73%
VICTOR/VICTORIA
(MARQUIS)
$15,965,717 $532,191 $53.16
$75.00
298,399 384,240 240 77.67%
TOTAL $490,827,200 $305,045 $47.97 $63.68 10,232,106 12,585,920 10082 81.30%


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The Broadway League..