NEW YORK — Broadway grosses held steady during Week 50 (May 5-11), coming in just a few thousand dollars shy of last week’s figure. The B.O. total was $13,933,375, with attendance of 215,809 off a bit, by 4%.
The roster was split between winners and losers for the week, although B.O. total was the lowest in three years for the frame.
Biggest gainer was “Les Miz,” which was up by almost $100,000 to a whopping $853,505 for its penultimate frame.
The acclaimed revival of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night,” up by $26,702 during opening week, notched a healthy $439,363, the biggest total of any straight play.
“Master Harold … and the Boys,” the first new production of the 2003-2004 Broadway season, began previews at the Royale.
The 22 musicals grossed $11,603,635 for 83.3% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 172,907 at 80.1% of capacity.
The 10 plays grossed $2,329,740 for 16.7% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 42,920 at 58.3% of capacity.