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NEW YORK — With two big musicals on deck and the sure-fire shows filling houses once again, receipts jumped during Week 42 (March 14-20). The plump roster drew $ 6,834,821, an 8.6% rise from the previous week.

Attendance came in at 159,917, a 7.4% hike.

“Beauty and the Beast” hit paydirt during its first full week, pulling $ 514, 041. “Miss Saigon” was one of the biggest gainers with a $ 56,135 increase, while “Crazy for You,””Cats,” and “The Phantom of the Opera” all made significant gains as well.

“The Flowering Peach” opened on Sunday night at the Lyceum Theater, rounding out its second week with half-mast numbers.

Receipts for the musicals totaled $ 6,016,530, 88% of the Broadway total, with paid attendance of 137,620 at 74.6% of musical capacity. Plays tallied $ 818,291, 12% of the total, with attendance of 22,297 at 58.3% of play capacity.

Average ticket prices were $ 42.74 for all shows, $ 43.72 for musicals and $ 36.70 for plays.

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