Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: The Prom and Be More Chill Pack Houses During Final Week on Broadway
 
The two new musicals ended their runs August 11.
The_Prom_Broadway_Production_Photo_2018_3_758.4416_The cast of The Prom in THE PROM, Photo by Deen van Meer, 2018_HR.jpg
Cast of The Prom Deen van Meer

Two new musicals ended their runs on Broadway August 11, playing to capacity crowds during their final week: The Prom, about an Indiana high schooler barred from bringing her girlfriend to the prom, played to 99.38% capacity at the Longacre, bringing in $916,256 at the box office. Another teen-driven show, Be More Chill, about a high schooler who takes a pill purported to make people more chill, filled the Lyceum Theatre to 98.09% capacity, earning $694,441.

It was another great week for Moulin Rouge!, the new musical at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. The stage adaptation of the Baz Luhrmann movie, which grossed $1,987,914 the previous week (the highest gross for an eight-performance week at the venue), surpassed its own record in the week ending August 11, bringing in $2,130,934.

Click here for an in-depth look at this week’s grosses.

Only two other shows came up on top of the new musical: The Lion King (making $2,459,148) and Hamilton (leading the boards with $3,040,621).

Barry Manilow, who returned to Broadway July 26, grossed $966,953 in just five performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Only four shows remain for Manilow Broadway, which ends its run August 17.

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