Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Broadway
Musical
SYNOPSIS: Legendary blues musician "Ma" Rainey, an ambitious trumpeter who hopes she will perform his arrangement of her signature tune, and the rest of her band and hangers-on make their music and deal with the harsh reality of their business and lives in 1927 Chicago.
People (141)

Awards

Theatre World Awards
2003 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
2003 Best Featured Actor in a Play Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of Apr 6, 2003) Total Current Gross: $2,427,214 Highest Weekly Gross: $191,322 (Week Ending Mar 23, 2003)   Average Ticket Price: $52.37 Average % Capacity: 51.94%

Grosses

Week Ending Week Number This Week Gross Potential Gross Diff $ Avg Ticket Top Ticket Seats Sold Seats in Theatre Perfs Previews % Cap This Week Diff % cap
Apr 6, 2003 45 $213,809.00 $584,169.00 $20,734.00 $48.19 $81.25 4437 1074 8 0 51.64% 4.58%
Mar 30, 2003 44 $193,075.00 $584,169.00 $1,753.00 $47.76 $81.25 4043 1074 8 0 47.06% 2.50%
Mar 23, 2003 43 $191,322.00 $584,169.00 -$15,383.00 $49.97 $81.25 3829 1074 8 0 44.56% -2.96%
Mar 16, 2003 42 $206,705.00 $584,169.00 -$12,581.00 $50.63 $81.25 4083 1074 8 0 47.52% 1.28%

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