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Final Note

Hamilton is "Non-Stop," brings in $500,000 a week

Kai Ryssdal Apr 5, 2016
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Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast of 'Hamilton' performs on stage during 'Hamilton' GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
Final Note

Hamilton is "Non-Stop," brings in $500,000 a week

Kai Ryssdal Apr 5, 2016
Lin-Manuel Miranda and cast of 'Hamilton' performs on stage during 'Hamilton' GRAMMY performance for The 58th GRAMMY Awards at Richard Rodgers Theater on February 15, 2016 in New York City. Theo Wargo/Getty Images
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This final note on the way out which comes with the observation that there’s a member of the Marketplace bureau here in New York who’s going to see “Hamilton” tonight for the second time, even though some of us haven’t even seen it once.

Anyway, I mention that so I could pass this along.

There’s a story coming in the New York Times magazine this weekend about the lead producer of the blockbuster show about this country’s first Treasury Secretary and the challenges of managing a runaway hit like Hamilton.

Here’s just one line item:

The show is averaging a profit of more than $500,000 dollars a week.

“Not throwing away my shot,” indeed.

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