Other findings from a report on the 2016-17 season: Crowds remain white and predominantly female, but more young people are attending.
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The 32 plays and musicals currently on Broadway brought in $35,796,213 between Dec. 18 and Dec. 24, almost $5 million more than last year.
A lawsuit by the Broadway League alleges that casting offices have violated antitrust laws in an attempt to unionize. The directors have said they want health care and pension benefits.
Mr. Thompson, whose productions were nominated for 20 Tony Awards and won six, helped mount hits like “The Book of Mormon.” “He elevated me,” said Patti LuPone.
The Broadway musical has been in a bit of a box office slump since Josh Groban left. Now its producers are trying to rebound.
Mr. Spacey, who has appeared in six Broadway productions and won a Tony in 1991, has lately been playing a nefarious U.S. president on “House of Cards.”
The play received generally positive reviews but did not shine at the box office.
Efforts to add stalls gain speed as the theater industry awakens to the frustration women face at intermission and to a growing expectation of comfort.
The work, an adaptation of Chekhov’s first play written by Ms. Blanchett’s husband, Andrew Upton, last week grossed just over $1 million.
The 33 plays and musicals running last week brought in a whopping $49.7 million, making it the highest-grossing week in Broadway history.