All The Bucks On Broadway : Planet Money The Tony nominations were announced this week and that got us thinking...how does the business of Broadway work?
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All The Bucks On Broadway

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All The Bucks On Broadway

All The Bucks On Broadway

All The Bucks On Broadway

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Matilda is currently being performed on both Broadway in New York, pictured here, and the West End in London. In New York, according to the Broadway League, the average ticket price for all shows just crossed $100 for the first time.
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Broadway is an enormously expensive industry — from the $122 average ticket price, to the millions it costs to launch a show. Today on the show, the Indicator goes to Broadway (we really do! It's just down the street) and we dig into the economics of the great musical.

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