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Wednesday, December 13, 2006

"Die Fidelity"

Barbara Hoffman gives the full NY Post treatment to High Fidelity's posted closing notice.


'HIGH Fidelity," low turnout - which is why the producers of the $10 million Broadway musical announced yesterday that they're pulling the plug Sunday, scarcely a week after the show's Dec. 7 opening...

...[T]he young, single men who flocked to the film - the so-called "Spamalot" demographic - stayed away from the musical in droves.

According to the Playbill stats, in the week leading up to December 10, High Fidelity did 45% capacity in a 1,435-seat (at an average ticket price of $54.90).

Meanwhile, the Spring Awakening producers say "We do so have an advance, Riedel." The reviews have helped them double it. Now it's all up to word of mouth for them...

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