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Broadway box office soars as 21 productions play to near-full houses

For the week ending March 17, the 25 currently running productions grossed $28,059,463.

Casey Likes in “Back to the Future,” 2023 (Credit: Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman)

Broadway’s box office enjoyed significant increases in gross, attendance and capacity during the week ending March 17. For the 43rd week of the 2023-2024 season, Broadway grossed a total $28,059,463 for its 25 currently running shows, representing a 14.3% increase from the week prior. This was a major bump, following the week ending March 10 when gross increased 4.7% from the previous week. Attendance for the current week increased 7.3%, with the Main Stem welcoming 219,954 admissions. Seats of all theaters were filled to 93.6% capacity, up 2.6 percentage points from the week prior.

This is the first week Broadway has surpassed $28 million in gross since the week ending Jan. 7. Twenty productions increased in gross, many in excess of $200,000 from the previous week. Of the shows playing the same number of performances as the week prior, “The Lion King” had the most pronounced bump, increasing $491,001 to a total gross of $2,110,037. “MJ” enjoyed an increase of $303,702, garnering $1,552,032 at the box office.

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