Monday, May 20, 2024

Broadway: “Hamilton” Box Office Hits New High in Final Week of Lin-Manuel Miranda Performances


The three cast members who exited “Hamilton” on Saturday night went out with a bang.

For the final week of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr and Phillipa Soo’s performances, “Hamilton” went up by $30,000. It finished the week with $2,053,263. And that’s amazing since sold out, the show really can do $1.9 million.

But the average ticket price rose ten bucks to $190. That also helped.

Just to give perspective– when “Hamilton” finished its first week on Broadway last July 19th, the box office was $1,288,436.00. Now most shows would give their Playbills back for that number. But a year later “Hamilton” is making $800,000 more per week.


Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman
Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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