“New York City is getting stronger every day and ticket sales are slowly improving, but tourists going to theaters, especially at our shows, family spectators aren’t returning as fast as we expected.” Show producer Kevin McCallum said in a statement Thursday. “Unfortunately, we can’t run a show without these sales, especially if we take advantage of Broadway economics in three parts.”
Other Broadway productions are also struggling in this new landscape. A Highly appreciated The revival of “For a colored girl thinking of suicide / When the rainbow is Enuf”, which had been struggling with box office revenue, was announced last week. Choose Only one month from the opening on May 22, three months earlier than planned. But on Thursday, he announced that he would play for another two weeks until June 5, after receiving a social media campaign sponsoring a colored race that identifies women with seven Tony Award nominations and a pair of gift tickets.
Last week, Mrs. Doubtfire had total sales of $ 477,132 with an audience of only 69%. Still, the show is moving forward with a British engagement, and McCallum said he plans to play for a month in Manchester, England, starting September 2. The US tour will also start in October 2023.
Developed over the years and raised $ 17 million, the work was completed after just three preview performances in March 2020. Broadway shuts down..rear 19 months rest, “Mrs. Doubtfire” resumed preview last October and opened on December 5th. This is backed by a grant of nearly $ 10 million from the Small and Medium Business Administration.Was opened to Slimy review – When pot At the New York Times — just as Omicron began to surge cases again.
Then, in a surprising example of the financial damage caused by the pandemic shutdown, McCallum decided to shut down his production for several months, saying there was no other way to save it. The musical comedy was scheduled to temporarily close on January 10th and reopen on March 14th, but has since postponed it until April 14th.