Broadway Finishes Best Season Ever


The Broadway League on Tuesday released end-of-season statistics for the 2018-19 season, which started May 28, 2018, and ended May 26, 2019. For the 2018-19 season, total attendance reached a record 14,768,254 and Broadway shows earned an unprecedented $1,829,312,140 in grosses. The numbers mark the best-attended and highest-grossing season in Broadway history. Attendance was up 9.5 percent from the 2017-18 season. Remarkably, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Lyric Theatre grossed a record $105,057,544 in total ticket sales for the 2018-19 Broadway season. It is the first time a Broadway play has grossed over $100 million in a year. 

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