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A Gentlemans Guide to Love and Murder

Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures And Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' - Arrivals

'The Humans,' 'Hughie' & 'Crucible' Will Debut on Broadway Early 2016; Tickets Available Now >>

Although the holiday season can be less-than lucrative for Broadway, 2015 ended on a high note for the Great White Way. Wicked alone grossed nearly $3 million dollars during Christmas week and, overall, Broadway grossed over $43 million dollars the following week. This marks a .68% jump from last year and, now, a new production 'The Humans, Hughie and The Crucible' is making their debut on Broadway in 2016.

'Hamilton' Broadway Opening Night - Arrivals And Curtain Call

Unlike Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Hamilton,' Tony Awards Do Not Always Guarantee Ticket Sales >>

The Tony Awards are an obvious help in providing interest to new Broadway shows. Actually, the awards themselves can be a big deal for both the show and the fans as it is a constant topic of conversation throughout the year. And in that conversation is, undoubtedly, Lin-Manuel Miranda and his smash Hamilton.

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Ticket Prices Surge for Broadway's 'Gentleman's Guide' and 'King and I' >>

Late-summer into early fall tends to be a dry-spell period when it comes to Broadway ticket sales and attendance, as post-Labor Day is a time when shows close their doors and grosses take a huge dip. The lull rarely lasts longer than mid-October when the market takes a huge swing into the green around this time of year, and similarly after the Christmas season when March rolls around. This year, the October jump occurred just after Columbus Day holiday weekend for the resale ticket market, as the jump in average ticket price is actually 5% higher than it was at this time last year. Shows such as 'The King and I' and 'A Gentleman's Guide of Love and Murder' are particularly experiencing ticket price surges.

Opening Night Of 'The Book Of Mormon' At The Pantages Theatre - Red Carpet

Resale Tickets for Broadway's Touring Musicals Sure Are Getting Pricey >>

With hits like Book of Mormon, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder and Jersey Boys, Broadway is once again taking the country and the world by storm with popular touring productions. Many theatergoers around the country opt to see the touring productions because tickets are generally cheaper on the road than on Broadway, especially in terms of resale prices. The secondary ticket market is seeing price increases for a number of touring productions, just not to the extent of many of their Broadway counterparts, according to data provided by TiqIQ.

Scarlett Strallen

Scarlett Strallen Replaces Lisa O'Hare in 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' >>

Oliver award nominee Scarlett Strallen will join the cast of the Tony-winning musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder. Strallen will take the place of original cast member Lisa O’Hare beginning on February 10.

Christine Ebersole

EXCLUSIVE: Classicalite Q&A with Philip Himberg, Artistic Director of the Sundance Institute Theatre Program >>

A phalanx of top Broadway talent helps Sundance's theatre program celebrate its many successes with an unprecedented 'Sundance… Sings!' concert event in NYC.

Jefferson Mays and the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

'Gentleman's Guide' Big Winner at 2014 Drama Desk Awards >>

But Off- or Off-Off Broadway shows were shut out in the Play and Musical categories.

Bryan Cranston

'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder' Leads Tony Nominations >>

Rocky battles Hedwig in a wide-open field, but Harry Potter isn't even a contender.

Jefferson Mays and the cast of A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder

'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder' Leads Outer Critics Circle Nominations with 11 >>

'Aladdin,' 'Rocky' and 'Fun Home' also garnered multiple nominations, as did Audra McDonald, Neil Patrick Harris, Cherry Jones, Tyne Daly and Michael Cerveris.

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