Shaw Festival Hits All-Time Box Office High

News   Shaw Festival Hits All-Time Box Office High
 
Ticket revenue for the 1996 Shaw Festival hit $9.2 million, surpassing the previous best year by $160,000.

Ticket revenue for the 1996 Shaw Festival hit $9.2 million, surpassing the previous best year by $160,000. Total paid attendance for all the shows combined reached 282,643, or 75% of capacity.

The most popular productions this year were:
An Ideal Husband, by Oscar Wilde, 97% house
The Hollow, by Agatha Christie, 97% house
The Playboy of the Western World, 95% house
Hobson's Choice, 81% house.

-- By Ray Ellicock
Theatre News Canada

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