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Table 6.III.E

New York City (NYC)
Broadway Season Statistics

 
 
Broadway Theatres
 
     
    2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15  
  Tickets Sold 11,887,267 12,534,595 12,334,312 11,569,711 12,214,823
13,104,078
 
  Musicals 9,694,383 10,369,671 9,845,740 9,081,636 10,070,258
10,648,960
 
  Plays 2,192,884 2,109,386 2,339,831 2,402,530 2,037,255
2,369,973
 
  Specials N/A 55,538 148,741 85,545 107,010
85,145
 
  Gross $1,020,217,201 $1,080,562,880 $1,139,311,457 $1,138,734,331 $1,268,881,236
$1,365,232,182
 
  Musicals $860,603,060 $915,671,419 $933,902,247 $930,407,887 $1,072,513,451
$1,108,688,251
 
  Plays $159,614,141 $158,405,348 $186,119,248 $198,313,560 $189,482,399
$247,567,402
 
  Specials N/A $6,486,113 $19,289,962 $10,012,884 $6,885,386
$8,976,530
 
  Playing Weeks 1,464 1,588 1,522 1,430 1,496
1626
 
  Musicals 1,060 1,163 1,080 978 1,123
1,224
 
  Plays 404 416 420 437 355
395
 
  Specials 0 9 22 15 18
7
 
  New Shows 39 42 40 46 42
37
 
  Musicals 17 14 15 15 16
15
 
  Plays 22 25 23 26 23
20
 
  Specials 0 3 3 5 3
2
 
  Average Paid
Admission
$85.82 $86.21 $92.37 $98.42 $103.88
$104.18
 
  Musicals $88.77 $88.30 $94.85 $102.45 $103.50
$104.11
 
  Plays $72.79 $75.10 $79.54 $82.54 $92.99
$104.46
 
  Specials N/A $116.79 $129.69 $117.05 $64.34
$105.43
 
     
  N/A: Not Available  
     
 

View Additional Broadway Data:
Broadway: An Introduction
List of Broadway Theatres
Demographics of the Broadway Audience
Broadway's NYC Economic Impact

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Source:
Broadway Season Statistics at a Glance

 

 

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