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Table 6.III.E

New York City (NYC)
Broadway Season Statistics

 
     
    2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13  
  Tickets
Sold
12,146,525 11,887,267 12,534,595 12,334,312 11,569,711  
  Musicals 9,636,770 9,694,383 10,369,671 9,845,740 9,081,636  
  Plays 2,271,326 2,192,884 2,109,386 2,339,831 2,402,530  
  Specials 238,429 N/A 55,538 148,741 85,545  
  Gross $943,268,677 $1,020,217,201 $1,080,562,880 $1,139,311,457 $1,138,734,331  
  Musicals $775,806,499 $860,603,060 $915,671,419 $933,902,247 $930,407,887  
  Plays $149,852,203 $159,614,141 $158,405,348 $186,119,248 $198,313,560  
  Specials $17,609,975 N/A $6,486,113 $19,289,962 $10,012,884  
  Playing
Weeks
1,548 1,464 1,588 1,522 1,430  
  Musicals 1,065 1,060 1,163 1,080 978  
  Plays 452 404 416 420 437  
  Specials 31 0 9 22 15  
  New
Shows
43 39 42 40 46  
  Musicals 14 17 14 15 15  
  Plays 24 22 25 23 26  
  Specials 5 0 3 3 5  
  Average
Paid
Admission
$77.66 $85.82 $86.21 $92.37 $98.42  
  Musicals $80.50 $88.77 $88.30 $94.85 $102.45  
  Plays $65.98 $72.79 $75.10 $79.54 $82.54  
  Specials $73.86 N/A $116.79 $129.69 $117.05  
     
  N/A: Not Available  
 

Source:
Broadway Season Statistics at a Glance

 

 

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