‘MJ’, ‘A Strange Loop’ and ‘Six’ are among the big winners in the box office after Tony – deadline

MJ and Strange cycle saw Glory to the Tony Award turn into box office jumps the week after the ceremony on June 12s MJ jumped $ 216,921 from the previous week to a whopping $ 1,660,978. Strange cycle raised $ 845,313 for the week ending June 19, up $ 168,998 from the previous week.

Both shows were virtual sales, with more than 99% of the seats occupied in the week following their Tony victories (among their victories, Strange cycle was named best musical and MJMiles Frost was named Best Actor in a Leading Role / Musical. Both productions gave impressive performances during Tony’s show, with Frost and Strange cycle‘s Jaquel Spivey presents stellar debuts on network television.)

Another big winner of the week: The Musical sixwho took Tony home for an original score and costumes and, just as importantly, if not more, presented an exciting performance during the ceremony. For its seven performances, the musical raised $ 1,171,935, filling 99.5% of the available seats.

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Other Tony winners had less noticeable financial gains, with Companydeclared the best musical revival, posting a notice of completion on July 31 tonight after selling only 77% of the available seats in the week after the prizes. The musical, starring Katrina Lenk and winners Tony, Patti Lupon and Matt Doyle, grossed $ 727,178 for the week, an improvement of $ 86,881 over the previous week.

Paradise Square saw a notable jump from $ 124,523 to $ 387,670, almost every penny almost certainly due to Tony’s victory – and the show’s stealing performance of the anthem “Let It Burn” – by Best Actress / Musical Joaquina Kalukango. After all, the musical that did not impress too many criticsfilled only 64% of his available seats in the week after Tony.

Jacqueline Spivey in “Strange Cycle”
Mark J. Franklin

generally, Broadway The box office for the week ending June 19 was $ 29,523,307, down about 7% from the previous week, down at least in part due to two fewer shows on the list – 29 productions compared to 31 the previous week (How I learned to drive and Take me out was closed last week).

The absence of Hugh Jackman (due to positive test for Covid) from The man music: The hugely popular musical revival fell by $ 1,631,334, raising $ 1,780,050 and filling only 71% of the usually sold-out house. However, the revival hit a solid mark during the week, as gross ticket sales exceeded $ 100 million for the commitment so far.

Funny girl another recent production affected by Covidtook $ 1,131,490, bounced back with $ 14,795 as star Beanie Feldstein returned for a partial week of performances, while also announcing it in late Septemberr departure.

In his last weeks of performances, Executioners raised $ 358,976 while A girl on the north side took $ 342,228.

So far this season, Broadway has raised $ 124,014,910, with a total attendance of 961,115 at about 83% of capacity.

The 29 Broadway productions reported last week were Aladdin, American Buffalo, Beetlejuice, Book of Mormon, Chicago, Come From Away, Company, Dear Evan Hansen, Funny Girl, Girl From the North Country, Hadestown, Hamilton, Executioners, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, The Lion King, Macbeth, MJ , Minutes, Moulin Rouge !, Mr. Saturday Night, The Musician, Paradise Square, The Phantom of the Opera, Plaza Suite, POTUS, Six, Strange Cycle, Tina and Wicked.

All court figures of the Broadway League.

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