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Tony nominations boost business

Broadway Grosses

NEW YORK — Receipts rose all along the Rialto in Week 51 (May 12-18), as the legit industry got a boost from the recently announced Tony noms.

The beneficiary of 13 nods, “In the Heights” ($650,504) saw sales climb by six figures.

Total cume rose by $1.6 million to $20.3 million for 35 shows reporting, or about $21.3 million including the $967,000 estimates for “Young Frankenstein.”

The 26 musicals grossed $16,455,632 ($17,432,170 estimated) for 80.9% of the Broadway total, with an attendance of 219,043 at 83.5% capacity and average paid admission of $75.13.

The 10 plays grossed $3,877,354 for 19.1% of the Broadway total, with an attendance of 57,698 at 78.7% capacity and average paid admission of $66.46.

Average paid admission was $73.30 for all shows.

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