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Broadway’s Resurrected ‘Beetlejuice’ Sets January Closing

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Beetlejuice Producers announced today that it will end Broadway at the Marquis Theater on January 8, 2023, making the musical the second high-profile production in recent days to announce a post-holiday departure.

last friday, phantom of the opera It announced it would end its 35-year run in February, a victim of a still-vulnerable market from the impact of the Covid pandemic on tourism, among other factors.

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anyway BeetlejuiceDirected by Alex Timbers and starring Alex Brightman in the title role (played by Michael Keaton in the original 1988 Tim Burton movie), he had nowhere near the longevity ghostHer Broadway age, the producers admit, was funky, to say the least.

The musical opened at the Winter Garden Theater on Broadway on April 25, 2019, and received rave reviews and got off to a slow start with audiences. With the Shubert organization hopes to make way for the revival music man with Hugh Jackman Beetlejuice On posting a closing notice for June 2020.

That notice became moot, though, when the Covid shutdown hit Broadway in March 2020, leaving Beetlejuice Exit without a proper farewell. Meanwhile, the show surprised the theater community by steadily and dramatically building ticket sales through fan-favorite, fan-dependent word of mouth.

The implementation delay came two years later, when producers reopened their doors Beetlejuice On April 8, 2022, this time at the Marquis Theater, where Brightman re-starred. The production hit particularly good numbers early on, peaking in the week of June 26 with a weekly box office of $1,231,852.

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The numbers were mostly down during the summer, dropping to $762,166 by the end of August. The latest available figures, for the week ending September 18, show an increase (to $930,790) even though only about 83% of seats were occupied.

When Beetlejuice Playing her last Broadway performance on Sunday, January 8, 2023, she will have played 27 previews at the Winter Garden Theater, 366 regular shows there, and 313 regular shows during “Resurrection” on the Marquis, for a total of 679 shows on Broadway.

Production of the musical On the Road begins a 26-city national tour on December 6 at the Golden Gate Theater in San Francisco.

Beetlejuice Produced by Warner Bros. Theater Ventures, Langley Park Productions, Jeffrey Richards, JAM Theatricals, IMG Original Content, Rebecca Gold, Ben Lowy, James L. Nederlander, Warner/Chappell Music Inc. and Zendog Productions in association with DeRoy Federman Productions/42nd.club, Latitude Link, Mary Lu Roffe, Terry Schnuck, Marc Bell, Jeff Hollander, Jane Bergere, Joanna Carson, Darren Deverna & Jere Harris, Mark S.Golub & David S. Steve Hendel, LHC Theatrical Fund, Scott H. Mauro, Networks Presentations, No Guarantees, Gabrielle Palitz, Pierce Friedman Productions, Adrian Salpeter, Iris Smith and Triptyk Studios.

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