How do you counter the deafening chorus of cheers these days surrounding the National Theater, especially if you're that other major British theatrical institution, the Royal Shakespeare Co.?
The Broadway B.O. improved by a modest 2.7% during Week 19 (Sept. 29-Oct. 5), with attendance of 179,198 rising by a similar 2.2%.
Road grosses climbed by a healthy 10.6% during Week 19 (Sept. 29-Oct. 5). Total for the 19 shows reporting was $14,821,037.
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