GrossesGrosses Analysis: Josh Groban Bows Out of The Great Comet on a High Note
July 05, 2017
The immersive musical celebrates its highest-grossing week as it bid farewell to its Grammy- and Tony-nominated star.
Josh Groban took his final bow in Natasha, Pierre, & the Great Comet of 1812 July 2, and his last week at the Imperial Theatre marked the show’s highest-grossing week. to date The musical took in $1,409,877 in the week ending July 2—over 106 percent of its potential. The highest it had grossed previously was in the final week of 2016 ($1,371,950).
The Great Comet was one of three of this year’s Best Musical Tony nominees to appear in the top ten shows and celebrate their highest-grossing weeks. Trailing just behind The Great Comet was the Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen at $1,342,157 and Come From Away at $1,249,634.
The limited engagements of The Little Foxes and Present Laughter concluded July 2 on high notes, earning their highest gross as audiences took advantage of their final chances to catch the starry revivals.