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NEW YORK — Broadway grosses dipped mildly during Week 23 (Oct. 27-Nov. 2), with receipts sliding 3.3% to $14,230,516. The switch from daylight-saving time (on Oct. 26 this year) usually takes a slight toll at the B.O.

The roster continued to expand, with four more shows starting previews: “Henry IV” at Lincoln Center, “Never Gonna Dance,” “Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All” and “Taboo.”

Several big musicals saw dips of more than $100,000, including “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” which took the biggest plunge ($151,722) to $492,801.

Also off by six figures were “The Producers,” “42nd Street,” “Gypsy” and “Movin’ Out.”

Bucking the downward trend was “Wicked,” which climbed by $67,087 during its opening week, to $799,286.

The 23 musicals grossed $12,449,203 for 87.5% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 184,736 representing 75.7% of capacity.

The nine plays grossed $1,781,313 for 12.5% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 34,690 repping 61.3% of capacity.

Average ticket prices were $67.39 for musicals, $51.35 for plays and $64.85 for all shows.

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