Grosses Analysis: Josh Groban Bows Out of The Great Comet on a High Note

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: Josh Groban Bows Out of The Great Comet on a High Note The immersive musical celebrates its highest-grossing week as it bid farewell to its Grammy- and Tony-nominated star.
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Josh Groban took his final bow in Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812 July 2, and his last week at the Imperial Theatre marked the show’s highest-grossing week. to date The musical took in $1,409,877 in the week ending July 2—over 106 percent of its potential. The highest it had grossed previously was in the final week of 2016 ($1,371,950).

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

The musical’s Tony-nominated composer Dave Malloy assumes the role of Pierre from Groban from July 3–9; Hamilton alum Okieriete Onaodowan will step in in July 11.

Read: OKIERIETE ONAODOWAN PUSHES BACK ARRIVAL IN THE GREAT COMET; CREATOR DAVE MALLOY STEPS IN

The Great Comet was one of three of this year’s Best Musical Tony nominees to appear in the top ten shows and celebrate their highest-grossing weeks. Trailing just behind The Great Comet was the Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen at $1,342,157 and Come From Away at $1,249,634.

The limited engagements of The Little Foxes and Present Laughter concluded July 2 on high notes, earning their highest gross as audiences took advantage of their final chances to catch the starry revivals.

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