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Broadway Grosses: Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt Sets New Box Office House Record

October 25th, 2022 | By Caitlin Moynihan

Tom Stoppard’s Leopoldstadt continues to wow audiences. The play, which opened on October 2, grossed $1,158,050.70 this week, setting a new house record at the Longacre Theatre for a new play. Also of note is the bevy of new productions bowing nightly with KPOP, Almost Famous, Walking with Ghosts and Kimberly Akimbo all in previews.

Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending October 23.

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Music Man ($3,028,591)
2. Hamilton ($2,041,455)
3. MJ The Musical ($1,746,669)
4. Funny Girl ($1,723,800)
5. The Lion King ($1,714,707)

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. 1776 ($355,583)
4. Cost of Living ($261,508)
3. Topdog/Underdog ($238,058)*
2. KPOP ($196,419)**
1. Walking with Ghosts ($146,402)***

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Phantom of the Opera (101.27%)
2.  MJ The Musical (100.39%)
3. Funny Girl (100.17%)
4. The Book of Mormon (99.99%)
5. The Lion King (99.80%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Into the Woods (74.42%)
4. Topdog/Underdog (71.91%)*
3. Death of a Salesman (71.28%)
2. Cost of Living (69.10%)
1. Walking with Ghosts (63.14%)***

*Number based on five preview performances and three regular performances.
**Number based on six preview performances.
***Number based on five preview performances.

Source: The Broadway League

 

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