Shrek Musical Starts Seeing Green Again

It’s hard to be a singing, dancing ogre in this economy.

The musical version of Shrek, which opened in December, was supposed to be a big Broadway hit, but like many other Broadway productions, it has been suffering from disappointing ticket sales. Until last week, that is, when Shrek made a ton of, er, green.

NY Times: The Broadway musical “Shrek” made a substantial gain in box office ticket sales last week after a steady decline in its weekly grosses through last month. The production grossed $636,329 during the week of Feb. 2, an increase of $133,851 over its take the previous week. That gain was the largest for all Broadway shows last week.

Still, the musical’s not making quite as much as experts had predicted.

NOW WATCH: Briefing videos

Business Insider Emails & Alerts

Site highlights each day to your inbox.

Follow Business Insider Australia on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram.