Ticket Sales for Bette Midler Hello, Dolly! Break Broadway Record

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

Audiences are clamoring to see Bette Midler return to her Broadway stage musical roots as matchmaker Dolly Levi. Producer Scott Rudin revealed that his revival of Hello, Dolly! raked in $9,082,497 at the box office in its first day of ticket sales, a new Broadway record.

“We are thrilled with the tremendous response from Hello, Dolly! ticket-buyers. The combination of this show and Bette Midler has proven irresistible to theatergoers,” Philip J. Smith and Robert E. Wankel, Chairman and President of The Shubert Organization, respectively, said in a statement... READ MORE

Photograph by Joseph Marzullo / WENN

Author: Adam Hetrick
Source: Playbill

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