5 Top-Grossing Broadway Musicals


Highest-Grossing Musicals

It's not cheap to produce a Broadway musical. One of the most talked about new musicals, "Spider Man, Turn off the Dark," cost $75 million to stage, according to the New York Times. While that is one of the most expensive shows ever staged, a price tag of $10 to $15 million is normal for feature musicals. Broadway producers report that many musicals struggle to break even on an annual basis.
  1. No results found.
Related Articles
  1. Small Business

    Youtube Music Negotiations Could Boost Youtube Red (GOOGL)

    Music labels intend to drive a tough bargain during renegotiation of music licenses with Youtube. But those renegotiations could end up boosting Youtube Red subscriber numbers.
  2. Insights

    Ticket Sales for Broadway's Hamilton Remain Strong

    Since its premiere in 2015, 'Hamilton' has grossed more than $60 million. The musical actually grossed $1.6 million in ticket sales last week alone.
  3. Insights

    Will Spotify Save The Music Industry?

    Illegal music downloads have had a serious economic impact on the recording industry. Spotify, the largest streaming service, generates profits and pays royalties to legitimate copyright holders.
  4. Investing

    T-Mobile Pushes Binge On, Music Freedom Expansion

    Through its Binge On and and Music Freedom programs, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) has found a way for its customers to have their cake and eat it, too. The program, which is free to the carrier's ...
  5. Insights

    Music Streaming Platform SoundCloud Will Expand to Europe

    Soundcloud announces an expansion into Ireland and the UK as well as a new advertising platform.
  6. Insights

    Apple and Spotify Compete for Music Streaming (AAPL)

    What’s in it for Apple amid its ongoing argument with the music streaming giant Spotify?
  7. Small Business

    Spotify Comes to Amazon Echo: Is This the End of Prime Music? (AMZN)

    Why has Amazon partnered with a competitor to stream music through its Echo speakers?
  8. Trading

    Apple in Talks to Buy Jay Z's Tidal Music Service (AAPL, P)

    Apple is looking to bolster its music service, which debuted one year ago. The company in 2014 acquired Beats Electronics, founded by rapper Dr. Dre.
  9. Small Business

    Pandora Frustrated With Spotify, Vice Versa

    As technology has evolved, the landscape of the music industry has changed from radio broadcasts to mp3 and now streaming services.
  10. Insights

    Napster Is Back, In Name

    Napster will soon get back its name and existence, thanks to music streaming service Rhapsody.
Hot Definitions
  1. Nest Egg

    A substantial sum of money that has been saved or invested for a specific purpose. A nest egg is generally earmarked for ...
  2. Denial Of Service Attack (DoS)

    An intentional cyberattack carried out on networks, websites and online resources in order to restrict access to its legitimate ...
  3. Perkins Loan

    A loan program that provides low-interest student loans to undergraduate and graduate students who demonstrate exceptional ...
  4. Wealth Management

    A high-level professional service that combines financial/investment advice, accounting/tax services, retirement planning ...
  5. Assets Under Management - AUM

    The market value of assets that an investment company manages on behalf of investors. Assets under management (AUM) is looked ...
  6. Subprime Auto Loan

    A type of auto loan approved for people with substandard credit scores or limited credit histories. There is no official ...
Trading Center