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Grosses by Year - 1998

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SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
1776
(GERSHWIN)
$8,703,942 $362,664 $36.43
$75.00
238,622 364,608 192 65.44%
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM
(ST. JAMES)
$428,654 $428,654 $46.03
$70.00
9,313 12,936 8 72.00%
A MOM'S LIFE
(BELASCO)
$11,623 $3,874 $25.56
$40.00
444 3,012 3 14.73%
A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE 1997-1998
(NEIL SIMON)
$5,826,186 $194,206 $34.77
$60.00
171,669 247,666 234 73.87%
AH WILDERNESS
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$1,721,052 $156,459 $26.11
$55.00
66,008 90,468 84 72.96%
AN EVENING WITH JERRY HERMAN
(BOOTH)
$365,391 $60,898 $34.13
$65.00
11,345 32,800 41 35.03%
ART
(ROYALE)
$16,005,243 $347,940 $48.71
$60.00
326,399 391,280 365 83.40%
AZNAVOUR
(MARQUIS)
$1,331,285 $332,821 $54.19
$75.00
24,766 38,160 24 64.90%
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
(PALACE)
$32,106,158 $617,426 $54.02
$80.00
594,045 723,840 416 82.06%
BRING IN DA NOISE BRING IN DA FUNK
(AMBASSADOR)
$16,920,354 $325,391 $45.45
$75.00
370,876 442,624 416 83.80%
CABARET
(STUDIO 54)
$10,968,407 $261,153 $62.28
$80.00
173,476 184,974 321 93.90%
CATS
(WINTER GARDEN)
$21,060,010 $405,000 $45.28
$70.00
462,800 616,512 416 75.07%
CHICAGO
(SHUBERT)
$34,519,952 $663,845 $58.21
$75.00
593,108 607,360 416 97.66%
COLIN QUINN - AN IRISH WAKE
(HELEN HAYES)
$241,753 $60,438 $37.25
$50.00
6,542 14,088 24 46.45%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
ELECTRA
(ETHEL BARRYMORE)
$1,412,313 $235,386 $37.70
$60.00
36,009 47,784 44 74.48%
FOOL MOON
(BROOKS ATKINSON)
$1,301,428 $216,905 $35.84
$55.00
36,587 49,920 48 73.27%
FOOTLOOSE
(RICHARD RODGERS)
$5,478,312 $456,526 $52.39
$75.00
105,106 127,276 94 82.76%
Forever Tango 1997-1998
(MARQUIS)
$6,408,478 $213,616 $34.65
$75.00
188,826 305,536 238 64.34%
FOSSE
(BROADHURST)
$240,868 $240,868 $69.51
$75.00
3,465 3,405 3 101.80%
FREAK
(CORT)
$5,283,095 $220,129 $33.62
$55.00
158,015 180,861 167 87.53%
GETTING AND SPENDING
(HELEN HAYES)
$484,281 $60,535 $35.26
$60.00
14,353 37,568 64 38.21%
GOLDEN CHILD
(LONGACRE)
$828,439 $82,844 $24.24
$50.00
34,346 86,880 80 39.53%
HIGH SOCIETY
(ST. JAMES)
$7,317,557 $332,616 $43.35
$60.00
168,193 279,585 171 60.15%
HONOUR
(BELASCO)
$1,132,819 $102,984 $28.44
$60.00
41,160 84,840 84 48.79%
I'M STILL HERE...DAMN IT!
(BOOTH)
$1,042,059 $104,206 $36.68
$55.00
28,932 44,517 57 65.82%
IVANOV
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$362,244 $362,244 $46.12
$55.00
7,855 8,808 8 89.20%
JACKIE: AN AMERICAN LIFE
(BELASCO)
$1,056,768 $117,419 $32.80
$67.50
33,077 72,720 72 45.48%
JEKYLL AND HYDE
(PLYMOUTH)
$21,874,968 $420,672 $56.44
$75.00
387,413 443,040 416 87.45%
JERRY SEINFELD
(BROADHURST)
$774,652 $774,652 $70.04
$75.00
11,060 11,070 10 99.90%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
LES MISÉRABLES - ORIGINAL
(IMPERIAL)
$25,508,299 $490,544 $47.06
$80.00
541,699 587,808 416 92.15%
LITTLE ME
(CRITERION)
$2,073,150 $172,762 $48.77
$75.00
42,613 46,906 94 90.90%
MANDY PATINKIN IN CONCERT: MAMALOSHEN
(BELASCO)
$726,465 $181,616 $41.84
$55.00
17,344 28,273 28 61.40%
MISS SAIGON
(BROADWAY)
$24,113,169 $463,715 $43.61
$80.00
553,575 725,088 416 76.35%
ON THE TOWN 1988
(GERSHWIN)
$4,104,811 $410,481 $37.78
$75.00
112,040 146,531 77 77.12%
PARADE
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$1,989,687 $284,241 $40.84
$75.00
48,654 56,680 52 86.63%
PATTI LABELLE ON BROADWAY
(ST. JAMES)
$989,597 $494,798 $55.50
$64.50
17,835 19,476 12 91.55%
PETER PAN 1990-1991
(MARQUIS)
$3,587,669 $597,945 $57.30
$75.00
62,434 71,775 45 86.33%
PROPOSALS
(BROADHURST)
$300,757 $150,378 $40.37
$65.00
7,563 18,976 16 39.85%
RAGTIME 1997-2000
(FORD CENTER)
$44,253,765 $851,034 $61.03
$80.00
725,217 753,896 416 96.20%
RENT
(NEDERLANDER)
$27,761,691 $533,879 $57.78
$75.00
480,334 491,296 416 97.78%
SIDE MAN
(Golden)
$3,703,194 $154,300 $38.47
$60.00
96,540 120,288 192 82.77%
SIDE SHOW
(RICHARD RODGERS)
$438,527 $438,527 $47.99
$65.00
9,137 10,752 8 85.00%
SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
(VIRGINIA)
$16,703,346 $321,218 $45.98
$75.00
365,467 504,192 416 72.48%
STREET CORNER SYMPHONY
(BROOKS ATKINSON)
$415,614 $83,123 $17.87
$70.00
24,073 42,517 41 56.62%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
SWAN LAKE
(NEIL SIMON)
$5,418,246 $387,018 $51.01
$75.00
106,204 135,548 103 79.40%
THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE
(WALTER KERR)
$10,357,746 $279,939 $46.37
$60.00
223,074 280,312 296 79.58%
THE BLUE ROOM
(CORT)
$1,145,660 $229,132 $40.25
$60.00
28,950 29,652 28 97.98%
THE CAPEMAN
(MARQUIS)
$5,827,302 $448,254 $52.35
$75.00
113,157 157,311 99 72.00%
THE CHAIRS
(Golden)
$1,830,517 $152,543 $37.53
$60.00
48,303 67,620 84 71.43%
THE DEEP BLUE SEA
(CRITERION)
$1,379,259 $114,938 $36.02
$55.00
38,764 44,910 90 85.10%
THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
(MUSIC BOX)
$4,703,433 $195,976 $37.81
$60.00
123,117 189,120 192 65.11%
THE JUDAS KISS
(BROADHURST)
$4,629,082 $308,605 $46.35
$60.00
99,964 132,762 109 76.11%
THE KING AND I
(NEIL SIMON)
$2,913,508 $364,188 $40.92
$75.00
70,741 84,096 64 84.13%
THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO
(HELEN HAYES)
$3,582,977 $137,807 $48.33
$55.00
73,938 124,176 208 59.54%
THE LIFE
(ETHEL BARRYMORE)
$6,261,179 $272,225 $45.96
$75.00
136,045 197,984 184 68.71%
THE LION KING
(NEW AMSTERDAM)
$42,623,401 $819,681 $57.91
$80.00
735,997 729,482 418 100.92%
THE OLD NEIGHBORHOOD
(BOOTH)
$2,450,781 $128,988 $33.37
$55.00
72,569 117,800 152 61.61%
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(MAJESTIC)
$36,354,939 $699,133 $58.39
$80.00
622,471 669,344 416 92.99%
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
(MINSKOFF)
$19,220,307 $369,621 $42.82
$75.00
447,571 695,970 407 64.51%
SHOW Total Gross Avg. Gross Avg. Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Perf. Avg. %
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
(MARTIN BECK)
$23,417,540 $498,246 $56.08
$75.00
417,950 533,127 371 78.42%
THE SUNSHINE BOYS
(LYCEUM)
$4,244,497 $163,250 $39.36
$60.00
107,823 188,284 206 57.30%
TITANIC
(LUNT-FONTANNE)
$28,242,280 $543,121 $54.31
$75.00
516,781 613,600 416 84.23%
TRIUMPH OF LOVE
(ROYALE)
$271,068 $271,068 $52.43
$80.00
5,170 8,288 8 62.40%
TWELFTH NIGHT
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$3,602,900 $327,536 $42.13
$65.00
84,557 89,059 83 95.05%
WAIT UNTIL DARK
(BROOKS ATKINSON)
$4,125,132 $294,652 $45.23
$60.00
91,598 112,752 108 81.79%
TOTAL $574,479,786 $319,952 $49.64 $67.18 11,573,079 14,379,789 11203 80.48%


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The Broadway League..