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‘Sweeney Todd’ sees big bump, ‘How to Dance in Ohio’ exits with best week, while overall box office declines

For the week ending Feb. 11, the 24 currently running productions grossed $21,192,251.

(L-R) Sutton Foster and Aaron Tveit take on “Sweeney Todd” on Broadway (Credit: Matthew Murphy)

Broadway’s box office saw a dip in both gross and attendance during the week ending Feb. 11. Gross receipts for the 24 current productions totaled $21,192,251, the lowest of the 2023-2024 season to date. This represents a 9.8% drop from the week prior. Attendance also saw its lowest figure of the season, with Main Stem admissions tallying 187,573, a 12.1% drop from the week ending Feb. 4. Capacity-wise, 86% of all available seats were filled, compared to 93.2% during the previous week — a 7.1% drop.

During Week 38 of the 2023-2024 season, 17 of 24 shows saw a decrease in gross, 12 of which were a drop in excess of $100,000. 

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