Infographic: The Biggest Broadway Flops in History
Not every musical or play makes it on Broadway. Only about 20 percent of Broadway shows recoup their investment, and there is no formula for success. There are also a lot of unlikely hits. Who would have thought a hip-hop musical about a founding father would be such a smash?
These shows prove that sometimes big ideas and risks don’t always pay off. So if there’s a brand-new show that excites you, make sure you see it before it’s too late.