Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, ‘Moulin Rouge’
August 5, 2019
Broadway box office held steady last week, with grosses of $33,730,889 and a total attendance of 270,067 for the week ending August 4. Adding to the tally was the $956,611 from five performances of Barry Manilow’s 17-show engagement at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.
Manilow, in the final summer residency concert series at the theater, played to 81% of capacity, with an average ticket price of $157. The engagement ends Aug. 17.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical, meanwhile, scored $1,987,914, setting an eight-performance record at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre. With an average ticket price of $191 (and a $499 top premium price) last week, the musical has bested its own box office each week since its June 28 opening.
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