Who’s cashing in on Broadway’s hottest ticket in years? It’s not just creator Lin-Manuel Miranda as THR analyzes the revenue from sold-out shows, music and even books.
THE FINE PRINT ON THE investors’ agreement for The Public Theater’s spring 2015 musical warned that backers likely wouldn’t see a return on their money unless the show enjoyed a successful Broadway run — the chances of which were “impossible to project or predict.”
That disclaimer seems hilarious in hindsight. The show, Hamilton, is the hottest ticket in New York in years. Through April 3, the hip-hop musical about the “$10 founding father” has grossed $61.7 million at the box office since its Broadway previews began in July. Shows are sold out, with premium tickets selling for $549 each (and scalpers asking double and triple that price).
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Inns, hotels report shocking drop in reservations
‘There’s been tons of cancellations’
IN VIRUS TIMES, HAVE AMERICANS FOUND A SHARED EXPERIENCE?
As an uneasy March unspooled, as coronavirus dread descended upon the United States, it became commonplace — and, for public figures, quite practical — to point out how, unlike most major events in the 21st century, this was an unusually communal moment.
OKVI'S DOUBLE IDENTITY
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WILL HAMILTON TIE UP THE GRAND PRIX THIS WEEKEND IN MEXICO?
Heading into this weekend, Lew-is Hamilton still sits top of the tree in the Formula One Drivers’ Championship.
Helen Shaw on Hamilton and The Book of Mormon … Craig Jenkins on Fine Line … David Edelstein on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.
Nevis Island: Alexander Hamilton's Birthplace
A few years ago, the fact that an island was the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton would have elicited very little excitement.
You'll Be Back!
Hamilton Tavern continues to impress in Lauraville.