Broadway Grosses: Six, The Music Man, Plaza Suite, Macbeth & More reign supreme | The Broadway Buzz

Andrea Macasaet and the Broadway cast of “Six”
(Photo: Joan Marcus)

Awards season is in full swing, and whether it’s an all-new musical or a star-driven revival, there’s something out there that’s sure to satisfy any Broadway-goer. Both The music manheadlined by 2022 Tony nominees Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, and Square Suite, featuring real-life couple Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick, continues to draw crowds, reaching $3,377,554 and $1,619,811 respectively. Also, shows like Six (98.80%), MJ the musical (94.34%) and A strange loop (89.33%) as well as covers like funny girl (98.69%), macbeth (98.22%), take me out (90.60%) How I learned to drive (85.15%), Company (83.94%) and American buffalo (81.03%) continue to thrill the public.

Here’s a look at who was on top – and who wasn’t – for the week ending May 15.

TAKERS (by gross)
1. The music man ($3,377,554)
2. hamilton ($2,053,252)
3. Jthe Lion King ($1,636,928)
4.​​Square Suite ($1,619,811)
5. Bad ($1,361,373)

UNDERDOGS (per gross)
5. hanged ($288,436)
4. birthday candles ($266,797)
3. For the colored girls who’ve thought about suicide/when the rainbow is enough ($249,354)
2. Paradise Square ($235,604)
1. The skin of our teeth ($115,745)*

LESSEES (By capacity)
1. The music man (100.56%)
2. Square Suite (98.97%)
3. Six (98.80%)
4. funny girl (98.69%)
5. macbeth (98.22%)

UNDERDOGS (per ability)
5. Come from afar (60.33%)
4. The Phantom of the Opera (60.00%)
3. POTUS: Or, behind every big fool are seven women trying to keep him alive. (54.50%)
2. hanged (47.72%)
1. The skin of our teeth (44.82%)*

*Figure based on five performances

Source: The Broadway League

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