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.
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).