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Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season
Broadway sees rise in attendance, box office for 2013-14 season

Despite the lack of any new "Book of Mormon"-sized runaway hits, Broadway saw an upswing in attendance and ticket revenue for the 2013-14 season, with the industry reporting $1.27 billion in total revenue, up 11% from last season. The Broadway season, which came to a close on Sunday, featured 44 new productions, including 12 new musicals and 10 new plays. Attendance for the period was 12.2 million, up 5.6% from last season. The figures were reported on Tuesday by the Broadway League, a trade association for the Broadway community and a presenter of the annual Tony Awards. This year's awards ceremony is scheduled to take place June 8 at Radio City Music Hall and will be...

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