Overview

This library holds data about over Broadway shows, grouped over weeklong periods. Only shows that reported capacity were included, so the dataset stretches back to the 1990s. The dataset is made available by the Broadway League (the national trade association for the Broadway industry), and you can view the data online at http://www.broadwayleague.com/. This dataset

Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Day int (Integer number) The day of the month that this performance's week ended on. 24
Full str (Text) The full date representation that this performance's week ended on in "Month/Day/Year" format. "03/24/1991"
Month int (Integer number) The numeric month that this performance's week ended in (1 = January, 2 = February, etc.). 3
Year int (Integer number) The year that this week of performances occurred in. 1991
Name str (Text) The name of the production. "Miss Saigon"
Theatre str (Text) The name of the theatre. "Broadway"
Type str (Text) Whether it is a "Musical", "Play", or "Special". "Musical"
Attendance int (Integer number) The total number of people who attended performances over the week. 1737
Capacity int (Integer number) The percentage of the theatre that was filled during that week. 100
Gross int (Integer number) The "Gross Gross" of this performance, or how much it made in total across the entire week. Measured in dollars. 100647
Gross Potential int (Integer number) The Gross Potential is the maximum amount an engagement can possibly earn based on calculations involving ticket prices, seating capacity, and the number of performances. This number is expressed here as a percentage of what could have been achieved (Gross Gross / Gross Potential). In case the GP could not be calculated, it was replaced with 0%. 0
Performances int (Integer number) The number of performances that occurred this week. 0


Key List of... Comment Example Value
Type str (Text) Whether it is a "Musical", "Play", or "Special". "Musical"
Theatre str (Text) The name of the theatre. "Broadway"
Year str (Text) The year that this week of performances occurred in. "1991"