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NEW YORK — Broadway grosses inched upward during Week 42 (March 11-17), rising by 2.3% to $13,416,445. Attendance of 229,455 rose by a slightly higher margin of 4.5%.

“Metamorphoses” continued to climb on the strength of strong reviews for the Off Broadway transfer. It rose by $43,389 to $272,268 of a potential $346,638.

“The Graduate” left the starting block at top speed, notching $298,523 of a potential $313,455 for its first five previews at the Plymouth.

The 19 musicals grossed $10,938,914 for 79.4% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 172,608 representing 86.2% of capacity.

The 12 plays grossed $2,833,131 for 20.6% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 56,847 representing 71.7% of capacity.

Average ticket prices were $63.37 for musicals, $49.84 for plays and $58.47 for all shows.

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