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Broadway Grosses: Tina Bumps Up at the Box Office; Moulin Rouge! Has Rosy Week

May 10th, 2022 | By Caitlin Moynihan

It was a big week for Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, which saw an increase both at the box office and capacity. The musical, starring Nkeki Obi-Melekwe, brought in $1,065,578 in gross sales, almost $200,000 more than last week. Audiences filled the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre to an average of 73.53%, which is almost 14% more than last week. Moulin Rouge! The Musical continued its stay in the top categories as Aaron TveitNatalie MendozaRicky Rojas and Tam Mutu played their final performances.

Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending May 8.

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Music Man ($3,431,657)
2. Hamilton ($2,103,020)
3. The Lion King ($1,716,181)
4. ​​​​Plaza Suite ($1,668,783)
5. Moulin Rouge! The Musical ($1,592,498)

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. Birthday Candles ($264,076)
4. Hangmen ($252,543)
3. Paradise Square ($193,669)
2. The Skin of Our Teeth ($174,481)
1. for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf ($159,093)

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Music Man (99.60%)
2. Plaza Suite (99.44%)
3. Moulin Rouge! The Musical (99.26%)
4. Hadestown (98.16%)
5. Funny Girl (97.54%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Girl From the North Country (52.33%)
4. POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive (49.18%)
3. Hangmen (40.54%)
2. for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf (39.15%)
1. The Skin Of Our Teeth (39.04%)

Source: The Broadway League

 

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