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Broadway Grosses

NEW YORK — Broadway grosses inched up 0.9% to $15,646,119 during Week 44 (March 22-28), with attendance up 1.1% to 240,460.

Sixteen shows went up, 11 went down, and one joined the roster, as scribe Eliam Kraiem saw his Broadway debut “Sixteen Wounded” hit the boards.

Other than “Golda’s Balcony” ($151,080), which was back up after star Tovah Feldshuh took the previous week off, no show saw its gross change by a six-figure sum.

“42nd Street” (up $35,133 to $695,389) and “Mamma Mia!” (up $22,560 to $934,550) increased the most, while “Aida” (down $61,871 to $603,691) and “Sly Fox” (down $61,130 to $318,099 while switching from eight previews to seven) dropped the farthest.

“The Producers” again led the pack with $1,365,551.

The 20 musicals grossed $13,985,665 for 89.4% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 208,300 at 91.7% of capacity.

The eight plays grossed $1,660,454 for 10.6% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 32,160 at 63.9% of capacity.

Average ticket prices were $67.14 for musicals, $51.63 for plays, and $65.07 for all shows.

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