Grosses Analysis: Bandstand and Groundhog Day Earn Significant Boosts in Final Weeks

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: Bandstand and Groundhog Day Earn Significant Boosts in Final Weeks
 
Two Broadway musicals increased their box-office intake by over $200,000 before their last performances.
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Corey Cott and Laura Osnes Marc J. Franklin

As Broadway’s Bandstand and Groundhog Day bid farewell to the Bernard B. Jacobs and August Wilson Theatre, respectively, the musicals left triumphantly with box-office highs.

Get an in-depth look at this past week's grosses.

Bandstand, which began performances March 31, earned $757,431—its highest gross of the run and an increase of $217,724 from the previous week—in its final eight performances. It also surpassed 100-percent capacity for the first time.

While Groundhog Day didn’t reach the $900,000 mark as it last did in the week leading up to the Tony Awards, the musical surged to $892,581. In recent weeks, the new musical had floated around the mid-$600,000s with a few occasional spikes. The Andy Karl-led show played to 92.2-percent capacity in its last set of performances.

Meanwhile, two box-office mainstays grossed over $2 million: Hamilton, which was just shy of hitting $3 million at $2,932,511, and Hello, Dolly!, which once again shattered the Shubert Organization record with $2,322,114.

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