Grosses Analysis: Be More Chill Plays to Sold-Out Crowds, Breaking House Record During First Week on Broadway

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: Be More Chill Plays to Sold-Out Crowds, Breaking House Record During First Week on Broadway
 
The Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate also reached full capacity during its first week.
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Be More Chill, which arrived on Broadway February 13 following an extended Off-Broadway engagement, played to 98.3 percent capacity crowds during its first week on the Great White Way. The contemporary musical from Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz brought in $738,384 over seven performances during the week ending February 17, marking a new house record for a seven-show week at the Lyceum Theatre.

Meanwhile, Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate, co-starring Tony winner Kelli O'Hara and Will Chase, also debuted last week, playing to 99.37 percent capacity audiences and earning $376,097 over four performances.

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

The highest-grossing production of the week was, once again, the Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Hamilton, which earned $2,947,001. Other top earners included Harry Potter and the Cursed Child ($2,013,521), The Lion King ($1,966,141), Wicked ($1,644,307), and To Kill a Mockingbird ($1,609,189).

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