The week ended Jan. 27 was a quiet one on Broadway with only two productions officially making the million-dollar mark, Wicked and Jersey Boys. Variety estimates Young Frankenstein’s unreported ticket sales at about $1.19 million, down a bit from previous weeks. Interestingly, Sunday in the Park with George, in... Read more

Week ending 1/27/08

Theater February 2, 2008 0

1. Wicked 2. Jersey Boys 3. Lion King 4. The Little Mermaid 5. Blue Man Group 6. Disney on Ice: High School Musical 7. Young Frankenstein 8. Phantom of the Opera 9. Monty Python’s Spamalot 10. Mamma Mia! Source: TicketNews.com Subscribe to this feed Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy The Color Purple will close after its final performance on Sunday, February 24, after a highly successful run. Entering into its third year at the Broadway Theatre, the Oprah Winfrey-produced musical has grossed more than $103 million, recouping its $11 million investment handily in the first... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy Certainly, after last week’s cold chill, it is nice to report an increase in attendance and ticket sales on the Great White Way, though still meager, for the week ended Jan. 20. The box office tally was $16,271,060 compared to the previous week’s returns of $15,474,354.... Read more
By Carol-Ann Rudy The World Premiere of Shrek, The Musical, will take place on the stage of The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle August 14 to September 21. It is scheduled to arrive on Broadway in November. This is the first project for legitimate theater by DreamWorks Animation, following... Read more