Broadway Grosses

NEW YORK — Broadway grosses inched up 0.5% to $12,851,593 during Week 41 (March 1-7), with attendance up 0.6% to 200,168.

After the Oscars, “Twentieth Century” star Alec Baldwin returned to Gotham, allowing the show to play its first full week of previews and take in $261,145.

“Fiddler on the Roof” rose $61,093 to $664,509 after its heavily comped opening night week. “I Am My Own Wife” rose $54,222 to $149,473 after star Jefferson Mays’ illness caused a shortened Week 40 sked.

“Gypsy,” already on thin ice after almost closing in February, took the biggest tumble, dropping $122,460 to $378,546. “Hairspray” took the second-biggest plunge, dropping $118,694 to $838,218, while “Wicked” fell $53,907 to $956,417. The Jewish holiday of Purim sent “Golda’s Balcony” down $25,319 to $116,682.

The 19 musicals grossed $11,687,905 for 90.9% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 177,048 at 79.0% of capacity.

The six plays grossed $1,163,688 for 9.1% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 23,120 at 66.2% of capacity.

Average ticket prices were $66.02 for musicals, $50.33 for plays and $64.20 for all shows.

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