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Michael Moore’s anti-Trump Broadway show closes

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Michael Moore’s debut Broadway show, a one-man anti-Trump performance, closed on Sunday, ending a 13-week run in which it fell short of its potential gross., a website that tracks Broadway ticket sales, pegged the show’s final gross at about $4.2 million. 

In its first full week, “The Terms of My Surrender” grossed $456,195. But the show’s earnings gradually sank in the weeks that followed, before seeing a surge in its final weeks.

In its final week, the show grossed $367,634.


Moore’s one-man show, which began previews at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre on July 28, paid tribute to the liberal director’s career in film and political activism, and took aim at President Trump. But the show received mostly lackluster critiques from leading theatrical reviewers The New Yorker and The New York Times.

Moore has not yet announced plans to take the show on the road, but told The Wall Street Journal in an email that he was in talks to do so. He said the performance was “the most artistically gratifying experience of my life.”

A spokesman for “The Terms of My Surrender” said that a run in San Francisco is being discussed for early next year, according to The Wall Street Journal. The spokesman did not say whether the show made a profit or not.

In August, Moore led his Broadway audience through Manhattan to protest the president at Trump Tower over his remarks following the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va.

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