Grosses Analysis: The Ferryman and Lifespan of a Fact Near $1 Million Mark

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: The Ferryman and Lifespan of a Fact Near $1 Million Mark
 
Both plays recently opened on Broadway.
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Paddy Considine and company Joan Marcus

The Broadway transfer of Jez Butterworth’s West End hit The Ferryman, which celebrated its official opening at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre October 21, grossed $902,456 for the week ending October 28.

The Lifespan of a Fact, which opened a few days earlier—October 18 at Studio 54—took in $985,138. Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones, and Bobby Cannavale star in the latter under the direction of Leigh Silverman.

The only non-musical production to gross more was the London import Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which earned $2,060,777.

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

On the musical front, the Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton was once again the top earner with a weekly gross of $2,945,615. The Lion King also broke the $2 million mark, grossing $2,103,744.

The revival of My Fair Lady, which welcomed Tony winner Laura Benanti into the leading role October 23, grossed $1,184,426, up $18,557 from Tony nominee Lauren Ambrose's final week in the acclaimed production.

Several productions are currently in previews, including Torch Song, which opens November 1; American Son, which opens November 4; King Kong, which opens November 8; The New One, which opens November 11; and The Prom, which opens November 15.


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