Grosses Analysis: As Dear Evan Hansen Launches Tour, Tony-Winning Musical Continues to Sell Out on Broadway

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: As Dear Evan Hansen Launches Tour, Tony-Winning Musical Continues to Sell Out on Broadway
 
The hit musical at the Music Box Theatre played to over 100 percent capacity.
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Taylor Trensch and cast Matthew Murphy

The Tony-winning musical Dear Evan Hansen, which launched its national tour September 25 in Denver, Colorado, continues to play to sell-out crowds at Broadway's Music Box Theatre. The musical, about a high school student whose lie spins out of control, brought in $1,458,928 for the week ending September 30, playing to 101.47 percent capacity.

Click here for an in-depth look at this week's grosses.

The top-grossing show of the week was once again Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton, which earned $3,246,831; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child also continued to dominate with a $2,006,719 box-office gross.

Two new plays are currently in previews on the Great White Way: The Lifespan of a Fact, which earned $737,129 over eight performances at Studio 54 (64.26 percent of its potential), and the revival of The Waverly Gallery, which earned $307,718 over six performances at the Golden Theatre (53.12 percent of its potential).

After a hiatus, Springsteen on Broadway resumed performances September 26 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The solo show remains a hot ticket, grossing $1,927,620 over four shows.

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