Topics

Inside the Actors Studio (tv program)
Sting musical 'The Last Ship' struggling at Broadway box office
Sting musical 'The Last Ship' struggling at Broadway box office

The sea has been choppy for "The Last Ship," the new Broadway musical from pop star Sting. The high-profile production about love and labor strife in a depressed English shipping village officially opened in New York last week to mixed reviews. Box-office results for its first post-opening week were also gloomy. "The Last Ship" brought in $495,069 in ticket sales for the week ending Sunday, just 39.8% of its potential gross at the Neil Simon Theatre. The gross figure, reported by the nonprofit Broadway League, is considered to be disappointing for a new musical with a famous name attached to it. Sting, who wrote the songs for the musical but doesn't appear in...

Loading