Grosses Analysis: Bernadette Peters’ First Performances in Hello, Dolly! Hit Full Potential, Standing Room Only

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: Bernadette Peters’ First Performances in Hello, Dolly! Hit Full Potential, Standing Room Only
 
Three-time Tony recipient Peters recently succeeded Tony winner Bette Midler in the acclaimed revival at the Shubert Theatre.
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Bernadette Peters Julieta Cervantes

Three-time Tony Award recipient Bernadette Peters made her long-awaited return to the Broadway stage January 20, succeeding Bette Midler in the Tony-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!. In her first two performances, the production played to 100.17 percent capacity, taking in $372,200 (100.84 percent of its potential) at the Shubert Theatre box office.

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

It was also a good week over at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, where Waitress composer Sara Bareilles returned to her musical's leading role of pie baker Jenna. The production, also currently starring Jason Mraz, grossed $1,608,291—a new house record for the show and theatre.

The highest-grossing production for the week ending January 21 was once again the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton, which took in $3,096,068. Runner-up was Springsteen on Broadway, which grossed $2,407,328 over five performances.

Read: HOW TONY WINNER BERNADETTE PETERS IS MAKING DOLLY HER OWN

In addition to Waitress, other productions that broke the $1 million mark were Aladdin ($1,289,667), Come From Away ($1,201,168), Dear Evan Hansen ($1,707,785), The Book of Mormon ($1,200,931), The Lion King ($1,852,483), and Wicked ($1,583,593).

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