BOX OFFICE: Moneymakers

¶Still boasting N.E.S.R. (not even standing room) business after packing the house for every performance since opening night 2½ years ago, My Fair Lady passed its 143rd week (1,140 performances) on Broadway to set a new sellout record for long-run shows. Oklahoma!, the former champ, missed out on some standees in its 143rd week; South Pacific had a few square feet of space in the rear of the theater after its 130th week. By year's end Lady's producers expect their books to show $10 million of gross business, a round million more than their nearest competitor, South Pacific. 1%


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