CHATTER AWAY: Overnight Open Thread

Playbill reports:

A total of six new shows began previews on Broadway last week: the gender-swapped Company, the bio-musical Diana, Martin McDonagh’s Hangmen, West End and Off-Broadway hit The Lehman Trilogy, Tracy Letts’ The Minutes, and the new Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?.

In spite of the coronavirus outbreak, which has impacted travel and tourism worldwide, the new arrivals saw ticket sales on Broadway increase marginally. The total box office gross for the week ending March 8 was $26,700,956, an uptick from last week’s $26,109,896.

In its first week (six previews) at the Jacobs Theatre, Marianne Elliott’s new production of Company took in $779,588 (102 percent capacity), which was just shy of 90 percent of its gross potential.