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‘Parade’ breaks house record as Broadway box office rises slightly

For the week ending July 23, the overall box office increased by 2%.

Micaela Diamond and Ben Platt in “Parade” (Credit: Joan Marcus)

The Tony-winning revival of “Parade” has broken the Jacobs Theatre’s eight-performance house record with a gross of $1,296,815. This comes just one week after the production’s highest-grossing week, when it earned $1,344,466 through nine performances. The limited engagement is set to conclude on Aug. 6.

For the week ending July 23, the 30 currently running productions grossed $31,520,593, up 2%. Capacity was at 89%, up 1%.

The highest-grossing production was “The Lion King,” which took in $2,469,996. “Wicked” and “Hamilton” rounded out the top three at $1,916,041 and $1,892,562, respectively. Meanwhile, the lowest-grossing production was “The Cottage,” which earned $292,887 across seven previews.

Twenty productions played to 90% capacity or greater, while “A Beautiful Noise” and “Once Upon a One More Time” both played to less than 60%.

In its penultimate week on Broadway as a closing notice was posted, “New York, New York” grossed $685,861, down 1%, and played to 69% capacity, up 1%. The musical will gave its final performance on July 30.

In its concluding week on the Main Stem, “Camelot” saw significant gains. The revival grossed $780,457, up 32%, and played to 96% capacity, up 13%.

Also in its ending week, “Peter Pan Goes Wrong” grossed $550,082, up 23%, and played to 75% capacity, up 11%.

“Here Lies Love” opened on July 20. “Camelot,” “Life of Pi” and “Peter Pan Goes Wrong” played their final performances on July 23. “The Cottage” and “Back to the Future” remained in previews.