Crowded Broadway Box Office Slips A Bit To $35M; Bold ‘Oklahoma!’ SRO

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Two productions – All My Sons and Ink – joined the line-up, just as two – Kinky Boots and The Band's Visit – bid adieu. Only the latter saw a last-minute bump, with receipts climbing by $90,453 to $756,099. Kinky Boots held steady, taking in $1,009,005, about 78% of potential for its farewell week.
Opens April 25; Beetlejuice at the Winter Garden ($765,711 for seven previews, attendance at 95% of capacity).
The packed roster of previewing productions also included:
Average ticket price of $66 was on the stingier end of the spectrum. Opening night is April 21; Attendance of 5,796 was about 94% of capacity at the Booth. Gary: A Sequel To Titus Andronicus, pulling in $381,334, about 44% of potential.
Total attendance was 315,320, about the same as the previous week despite one more production on the roster. Average ticket price was down a bit – from $117 to $112 – with total attendance at about 90% of capacity.
Opens April 16; Burn This, doing fine at the Hudson, with Keri Russell and Adam Driver pulling in $813,664, attendance at 93% of capacity.
The new arrival had a modest average ticket price of $70. $258,936 for seven previews at the Samuel J. Opening night is April 24. Friedman Theatre, about 41% of potential but with attendance at about 82% of capacity.
Opens April 23; Tootsie at the Marquis ($796,802 for seven previews, attendance at 85% capacity).
In all, Broadway grossed $35,291,616 during Week 45 (ending April 7), a 4% dip from the previous week. A Broadway crowded with new spring shows saw customers making tough choices last week, with a hefty slice of the 38 productions registering a slip in box office from the previous week.
Both productions opened to strong reviews, and opening night passes and press comps no doubt played a part in keeping receipts well below potential. at Circle in the Square. Attendance was strong at both theaters, with Jackson playing to houses 92% filled and Oklahoma! wowing SRO crowds. Two productions had their opening nights last week: King Lear, starring Glenda Jackson, and the bold revival of Oklahoma!
Ink, James Graham's London hit about the early Fleet Street days of Rupert Murdoch starring Bertie Carvel and Jonny Lee Miller, posted receipts of
Season to date, Broadway has taken in $1,574,210,781, a 13% increase year to year. Attendance of 12,580,376 was up 11% over last year.
Still knocking 'em dead was Ain't Too Proud, the Temptations jukebox musical at the Imperial, grossing $1.3M, and, needless to say, To Kill a Mockingbird at the Shubert and Network at the Belasco.
Hadestown at the Walter Kerr, taking $615,074 for seven previews of virtually-full houses. Opens April 17;
Opening night is April 18; Hillary and Clinton, starring Laurie Metcalf and John Lithgow at the Golden; solid attendance but $67 average ticket kept receipts of $391,945 at 48% of potential.
Opening night is April 22. All My Sons, the Arthur Miller revival starring Annette Bening, Tracy Letts and Benjamin Walker, filled about 92% of seats at the American Airlines Theatre, grossing $248,769 for four previews (about 62% of potential).

HBO Sets ‘Brexit’ Premiere Date, Releases Trailer For Benedict Cumberbatch Film

During what appears to be a focus group of some sort, Cummings asks, "Which countries don't you like?"
In addition to Cumberbatch, Brexit features Rory Kinnear as Craig Oliver, Prime Minister David Cameron’s director of communications and head of the Remain campaign.
The tactics employed by Vote Leave during the data-driven campaign swayed a historically silent voting bloc that would ultimately decide the outcome of the referendum, as well as affecting future elections around the world." Says HBO, the feature-length drama goes behind the scenes, "revealing the personalities, strategies and feuds of the Leave and Remain campaigns.
Lynn Horsford is producer, and the film is an HBO Films, BBC Studios, Channel 4 and House Productions presentation. Brexit is directed by Toby Haynes, written by James Graham and executive produced by James Graham, Juliette Howell and Tessa Ross.
Check out the trailer above.” /> 19, at 9 pm ET/PT on HBO. Brexit debuts Saturday, Jan.
HBO announced the premiere today, while releasing a trailer that gives a first look at the film. 19. Brexit, the HBO movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the real-life man who orchestrated the historic campaign, will debut Saturday, Jan.
As Dominic Cummings, who spearheaded the Vote Leave campaign, Cumberbatch delivers one of the trailer's most telling lines, explaining to a colleague that the Brexit movement is about returning "to a time when we knew our place, when things made sense, fictional or not."