Grosses Analysis: Morrissey Kicks Off In Residence on Broadway Series With Solid Showing

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: Morrissey Kicks Off In Residence on Broadway Series With Solid Showing
 
The former frontman of The Smiths played the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre May 2–11.
Morrissey
Morrissey Joan Marcus

British singer-songwriter Morrissey took the stage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre for seven performances May 2–11 as the inaugural act of the In Residence on Broadway series at the venue this summer. The Smiths frontman grossed a total of $1,881,374—92.32 percent of its potential—playing to an audience at 96.4 percent capacity.

The series will next host Yanni, followed by Mel Brooks, Regina Spektor, Criss Angel, and the Beatles tribute Rain.

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

Coming out above Morrissey were two usual suspects: The Lion King and Hamilton, the only two shows to gross above $2 million in the week ending May 12 (the latter hitting $3,139,022).

Three of this year’s Tony-nominated musicals also reached seven figures this past week: Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of the Temptations ($1,494,459), Tootsie ($1,409,488), and Hadestown ($1,097,115).

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