The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

Broadway
Play
Comedy
SYNOPSIS: Moneylender Shylock forces the Christian merchant Antonio to offer him a "pound of flesh" in exchange for money to allow Antonio's friend to marry the beautiful and wealthy Portia, in William Shakespeare's tale of revenge, greed and religion.

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2011 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
2011 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nominee
2011 Outstanding Director of a Play Nominee
2011 Outstanding Music in a Play Nominee
2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
2011 Outstanding Set Design Nominee
2011 Outstanding Sound Design of a Play Nominee
Drama League
2011 Distinguished Revival of a Play Nominee
Outer Critics Circle
2011 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nominee
2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play Nominee
Theatre World
2011 Theatre World Award Winner
Tony Award
2011 Actor in a Play Nominee
2011 Actress in a Play Nominee
2011 Costume Design of a Play Nominee
2011 Direction of a Play Nominee
2011 Lighting Design of a Play Nominee
2011 Revival of a Play Nominee
2011 Scenic Design of a Play Nominee

QUICK STATS

(as of Feb 20, 2011) Total Current Gross: $15,335,104 Highest Weekly Gross: $1,175,750 (Week Ending Jan 2, 2011)   Average Ticket Price: $132.86 Average % Capacity: 101.22%

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
Feb 20, 2011 39 $1,125,273.00 $1,066,275.00 $19,822.00 $136.13 $300.00 8266 1152 7 0 102.50% 1.38%
Feb 13, 2011 38 $1,105,451.00 $1,066,275.00 $10,936.00 $135.57 $300.00 8154 1152 7 0 101.12% 1.05%
Feb 6, 2011 37 $1,094,515.00 $1,066,275.00 -$19,535.00 $135.63 $300.00 8070 1152 7 0 100.07% -2.42%
Jan 9, 2011 33 $1,114,050.00 $1,066,275.00 -$61,700.00 $134.79 $300.00 8265 1152 7 0 102.49% -0.01%