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442. Performing Arts--Selected Data

[Sales, receipts, and expenditures in millions of dollars (146 represents $146,000,000). For seasons ending in year shown, except as indicated]

 
ITEM 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Legitimate theater: 1
  Broadway shows:
    New productions 61 60 48 50 36 33 34 41 30 33 39 28 38 34 38 32 37 37 33
    Attendance (mil.) 9.6 11.0 10.1 8.4 7.9 7.3 6.5 7.1 8.1 8.1 8.0 7.3 7.4 7.9 8.1 9.0 9.5 10.6 11.5
    Playing weeks 2 3 1,540 1,544 1,455 1,258 1,097 1,078 1,041 1,039 1,113 1,108 1,070 971 905 1,019 1,066 1,120 1,146 1,349 1,442
    Gross ticket sales 146 197 223 209 227 209 190 208 253 262 282 267 293 328 356 406 436 499 558
  Broadway road tours:
    Attendance (mil.) 11.3 13.0 12.0 8.0 7.3 8.2 8.7 8.3 7.6 8.3 11.1 12.5 12.9 14.9 16.0 15.6 18.1 17.6 15.2
    Playing weeks 1,351 1,343 1,317 990 1,057 993 993 901 893 869 944 1,152 1,171 1,296 1,249 1,242 1,345 1,334 1,127
    Gross ticket sales 181 219 250 184 202 226 236 224 223 256 367 450 503 626 705 701 796 782 721
 
Nonprofit professional theatres: 4
  Companies reporting 147 (NA) 123 189 230 217 201 188 189 192 185 184 182 177 231 215 228 197 189
  Gross income 113.6 (NA) 142.5 186.0 226.6 234.7 263.8 271.2 276.4 349.0 307.6 333.9 359.1 342.5 455.1 444.4 450.7 565.0 570.0
    Earned income 67.3 (NA) 89.5 117.2 145.7 146.1 160.8 165.2 167.0 224.6 188.4 202.6 222.5 209.7 277.4 281.2 274.0 349.9 342.0
    Contributed income 46.3 (NA) 53.0 68.8 80.9 88.6 103.0 106.0 109.4 124.4 119.2 131.3 136.6 132.8 177.7 163.1 176.7 215.1 228.0
  Gross expenses 113.6 (NA) 144.3 189.0 230.3 239.3 263.3 272.8 277.9 349.2 306.3 336.7 365.6 349.3 460.2 444.9 439.5 526.6 518.5
  Productions 1,852 (NA) 2,081 2,616 3,434 2,710 2,944 2,427 2,369 2,469 2,265 2,277 2,310 2,319 2,929 2,646 3,074 2,295 2,135
  Performances 42,109 (NA) 36,727 47,195 56,735 52,341 57,727 46,768 46,149 53,263 46,131 48,695 46,184 44,933 59,542 56,608 56,954 51,453 46,628
  Total attendance (mil.) 14.2 (NA) 13.1 13.7 15.5 14.2 14.8 14.6 13.9 18.7 15.2 16.9 16.0 16.5 20.7 18.6 17.1 17.2 14.6
 
OPERA America professional
member companies: 5
  Number of companies reporting 6 79 78 80 80 90 97 100 100 99 101 98 98 100 85 86 88 83 91 89
  Expenses 6 122.4 132.1 163.9 184.0 204.5 216.4 252.6 260.1 294.4 311.7 321.2 346.7 371.8 389.5 404.9 435.0 466.7 534.1 556.3
  Performances 7 1,372 1,809 1,761 1,789 1,671 1,909 2,054 2,254 2,378 2,429 2,336 2,283 2,424 1,945 1,982 2,251 2,019 2,137 2,222
  Total attendance (mil.) 7 8 5.5 5.6 6.1 6.1 5.9 6.7 6.2 6.6 6.8 7.4 7.5 7.6 7.3 5.5 6.0 6.5 6.5 6.9 6.6
  Main season attendance (mil.) 7 9 (NA) (NA) (NA) 2.5 2.9 3.3 3.4 3.8 3.9 4.0 4.1 4.3 4.3 3.6 3.7 3.9 3.9 4.0 3.7
 
Symphony orchestras: 10
  Concerts (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 18,441 19,573 20,051 19,319 21,306 20,630 18,931 18,074 19,778 18,389 17,795 29,328 28,887 26,906 31,766
  Attendance (mil.) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 22.3 24.0 25.4 24.5 27.4 25.8 24.7 26.7 26.3 24.0 24.4 30.9 31.1 31.9 32.2
  Gross revenue (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 222.8 252.4 281.2 306.9 325.3 353.2 377.5 394.5 414.0 430.5 442.5 536.2 558.9 575.5 627.6
    Concert income (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 150.9 168.6 184.5 200.4 218.0 231.0 253.3 273.8 284.1 294.1 303.6 368.6 383.7 390.5 432.9
    Endowment income (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 42.6 46.8 52.1 52.5 55.3 59.7 60.4 76.2 79.9 91.4 111.2
    Other earned income (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 71.9 83.8 96.7 106.5 64.7 75.4 72.1 68.2 74.6 76.8 78.5 91.4 95.3 93.5 83.4
  Operating expenses (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 379.4 426.1 469.7 503.5 541.2 583.5 621.7 662.2 683.0 689.9 710.0 858.8 892.4 937.1 1,012.0
    Artistic personnel (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 209.6 231.9 253.4 270.0 288.0 310.2 327.3 355.8 398.9 378.8 389.9 464.7 473.9 487.1 525.0
    Concert production (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 60.1 69.2 71.4 79.5 85.8 89.0 104.3 110.3 117.2 114.3 129.3 160.6 166.0 175.1 174.0
    Advertising and promotion (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 27.8 32.5 36.6 40.4 42.0 47.5 51.3 57.3 58.3 63.1 67.3 75.2 82.9 90.8 99.7
    General and administrative (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 46.8 51.3 56.2 59.4 61.5 68.4 73.3 75.6 76.2 73.6 74.4 87.2 88.2 91.6 102.4
    Other (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 35.1 41.3 52.2 54.3 63.9 68.4 65.6 63.2 32.4 60.1 49.1 71.1 81.5 92.5 110.9
  Support (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 162.8 188.1 202.7 219.5 229.2 249.0 257.8 281.2 279.6 293.0 293.1 351.0 382.8 401.1 459.7
    Tax supported grants (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 38.1 42.2 49.0 49.3 52.1 54.5 55.6 58.3 49.1 48.0 46.4 55.5 57.6 54.5 54.6
    Private sector support (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 124.7 145.9 153.8 170.1 177.1 194.5 202.1 222.9 230.5 245.0 246.7 295.5 325.3 346.6 405.1
    Development expenses (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 20.8 (NA) (NA) 27.1 30.9 31.4 36.7 36.0 38.0 37.9 38.8 42.8 44.9 48.7
    Net support (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 167.3 (NA) (NA) 202.1 218.2 226.4 244.6 243.6 255.0 255.2 312.2 340.0 356.2 411.0





NA Not available. 1 Source: The League of American Theaters and Producers, Inc, New York, NY.
2 All shows (new productions and holdovers from previous seasons).
3 Eight performances constitute one playing week.
4 Source: Theatre Communications Group, New York, NY. For years ending on or prior to Aug. 31.
5 Source: OPERA America, Washington, DC. For years ending on or prior to Aug 31.
6 United States companies.
7 Prior to 1993, United States and Canadian companies; beginning 1993, U.S. companies only.
8 Includes educational performances, outreach, etc.
9 For paid performances.
10 Source: American Symphony Orchestra League, Inc., Washington, DC. For years ending Aug. 31. Prior to 1995 represents 254 U.S. orchestras; beginning 1995, represesnts all U.S. orchestras, excluding college/university and youth orchestras. Also, beginning 1995, data based on 1,200 orchestras.

Source: Compiled from sources listed in footnotes.

http://www.symphony.org



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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