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The Recession Isn’t Impacting America’s Desire to Pay For $100+ Broadway Tickets

APPARENTLY … All those Broadway show closures (like, nineteen of them?) aren’t impacting the economics of the Great White Way. Thanks to hits like West Wide Story and Wicked, revenues for the 2008-09 season are actually up — to $943 million! “That’s more than the past 24 seasons documented.”