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Broadway CSV File

From the CORGIS Dataset Project

By Austin Cory Bart
Version 2.0.0, created 11/1/2015
Tags: broadway, musical, theatre, tickets


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


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Key Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Date.Day Integer The day of the month that this performance's week ended on. 26
Date.Full String The full date representation that this performance's week ended on in "Month/Day/Year" format. "8/26/1990"
Date.Month Integer The numeric month that this performance's week ended in (1 = January, 2 = February, etc.). 8
Date.Year Integer The year that this week of performances occurred in. 1990
Show.Name String The name of the production. "Tru"
Show.Theatre String The name of the theatre. "Booth"
Show.Type String Whether it is a "Musical", "Play", or "Special". "Play"
Statistics.Attendance Integer The total number of people who attended performances over the week. 5500
Statistics.Capacity Integer The percentage of the theatre that was filled during that week. 88
Statistics.Gross Integer The "Gross Gross" of this performance, or how much it made in total across the entire week. Measured in dollars. 134456
Statistics.Gross Potential Integer 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
Statistics.Performances Integer The number of performances that occurred this week. 8