Broadway Grosses: Rocky Earns Big at the Box Office

first_img UNDERDOGS (By Gross) 5. Act One ($340,604) **** 4. Violet ($283,182) *** 3. Casa Valentina ($212,097) * 2. Mothers and Sons ($187,192)  1. The Velocity of Autumn ($94,400) ** FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity) 1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%) 2. Mamma Mia! (101.54%)  3. Hedwig and the Angry Inch (100.95%) ** 4. Newsies (100.85%) 5. Matilda (100.75%)  UNDERDOGS (By Capacity) 5. A Gentleman’ Guide to Love and Murder (85.46%) 4. The Velocity of Autumn (75.49%) ** 3. Act One (73.15%)  2. The Bridges of Madison County (64.32%) 1. Mothers and Sons (52.29%)  *Number based on 8 preview performances **Number based on 7 preview performances ***Number based on 7 preview performances and 1 regular performance ****Number based on 3 preview performances and 5 regular performances Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending April 20: Broadway loves an underdog! The knockout hit Rocky made its million dollar debut this past week, bringing in $1,022,747. Your family spends Easter weekend at the boxing ring too, right? But the Italian Stallion was not the only one to join the millionaire’s club for the first time. Beautiful: The Carole King Musical and All The Way grossed $1,027,244 and $1,067,173, respectively. Meanwhile, Matilda reunited with box office favorites Wicked, The Lion King, Kinky Boots and The Book of Mormon in the top five grossing shows, and Newsies and Mamma Mia! enjoyed a sell-out week for the first and second time this year, respectively. FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross) 1. Wicked ($2,760,554) 2. The Lion King ($2,543,377) 3. The Book of Mormon ($1,689,905) 4. Kinky Boots ($1,629,283) 5. Matilda ($1,577,093) View Commentslast_img

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