NEW YORK — Broadway grosses rose by a healthy 12.6% during Week 47 (April 14-20), climbing to $14,903,743 as the spring roster swelled.
All but a handful of the 31 shows on the boards saw increases at the box office. New opener “A Year With Frog and Toad” more than doubled its B.O. in its first week of perfs, to $195,743.
For the first anniverary of its opening week, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” got a strong boost of $103,693 and grossed $722,396.
But the struggling tuner “Urban Cowboy” bucked the upward trend rather painfully, falling by $92,941 to just $87,851.
The 22 musicals grossed $13,133,519 for 88.1% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 195,581 representing 84.3% of capacity.
The nine plays grossed $1,770,414 for 11.9% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 35,834 repping 57.7% of capacity.
Average ticket prices were $67.15 for musicals, $49.41 for plays and $64.40 for all shows.