This article shows an actual expense sheet for a show - details about $1,000 profit a week. There's a lot easier ways of making that kind of money. Good thing we love the theater.
"Bug," the blood-drenched thriller by Tracy Letts, had all the hallmarks of aSee the rest of the Article and the example weekly financial balance sheet at the NY Times.
runaway success: fawning reviews, a young, hip cast and a movie deal. Despite
running for 11 months at the Barrow Street Theater, though, the $200,000
production barely broke even, only collecting its first dollars in the black -
and there weren't many of them - in its closing weeks in January 2005.
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