Broadway Grosses: Betrayal and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark Take Their Final Broadway Bows

first_imgAh, the sweet smell of Betrayal! Harold Pinter’s drama starring Daniel Craig, Rachel Weisz and Rafe Spall went out with a bang with a whopping $17.5 million cumulative gross for its limited engagement playing to 100 percent capacity at the Barrymore Theatre. The Mike Nichols-directed production proved that the people do come out for plays when 007 takes the stage (and his real-life Oscar winning wife helps!). The usual suspects of Wicked, The Lion King, The Book of Mormon and Kinky Boots  took the top spots joined by Spidey himself, who made his final swing through the Great White Way before heading to Las Vegas. Read below to find out who was on top and who was not for the week ending January 1: FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity) 1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%) 2. Twelfth Night/Richard III (101.82%) 3. Matilda (100.77%) 4. Mamma Mia! (100.34%) 5. The Lion King (100.02%) * Number based on 7 preview performances ** Number based on 4 preview performances UNDERDOGS (By Gross) 5. Rock of Ages ($408,678) 4. A Night with Janis Joplin ($369,944) 3. Macbeth ($362,880) 2. Machinal ($126,078)* 1. Outside Mullingar ($116,334)** UNDERDOGS (By Capacity) 5. The Glass Menagerie (77.68%) 4. After Midnight (68.01%) 3. Macbeth (65.88%) 2. Machinal (62.41%)* 1. A Night with Janis Joplin (62.16%) FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross) 1. Wicked ($2,454,630) 2. The Lion King ($2,332,390) 3. The Book of Mormon ($1,948,385) 4. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark ($1,782,904) 5. Kinky Boots ($1,781,938) View Commentslast_img

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