Broadway Enjoys Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Week

News   Broadway Enjoys Record-Breaking Thanksgiving Week
 
The week ending Nov. 30 was the highest-grossing and best-attended Thanksgiving week on Broadway in recorded history, according to The Broadway League.

The total gross for the past week, week 27 of the current Broadway season, was $34,121,642 (an increase of $2.6 million from last season), and total attendance was 284,569 (an increase of 23,513 from last season). “This Thanksgiving, there’s something for everyone! The cornucopia of our Broadway menu included a variety of plays and musicals to please many tastes. The increase in family-friendly shows combined with powerful new plays representing diverse topics adds spice to our season,” said Charlotte St. Martin, executive director of The Broadway League, in a statement. “There were 36 shows playing, compared to 32 last year during the same week. We are thankful that Broadway continues to be culturally relevant, inspirational, and entertaining!”

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The Broadway League, founded in 1930, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry.

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