TITLE

B'way's 'Avenue Q' reaches end of road

AUTHOR(S)
Cox, Gordon
PUB. DATE
June 2009
SOURCE
Daily Variety;6/30/2009, Vol. 303 Issue 60, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the exit of the Broadway musical "Avenue Q" in the fall 2009 after a run of six years in the U.S. The comedy was one of the first of a new generation of small-scale offerings that made a stable foothold on a Rialto landscape. Its Broadway production has grossed almost $120 million so far and has returned $23.5 million its investors.
ACCESSION #
43299645

 

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