The Opera Theater of St. Louis is reporting remarkable growth in overall ticket sales during its just completed season that ended June 30th with their critically acclaimed production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Sweeney Todd.”
25,187 people attended performances during the 2012 season. It was the most attendance in 7 years and showed an 18% increase in tickets sales over the previous season. Even during a difficult economic time for theater in general, the Theater surpassed its original goal of $1.8 million in ticket revenues. There was also a 16.5% increase in subscription ticket sales in 2012.
Opera Theater of St. Louis recorded the 1001st performance of its history during this season. The Theater was founded in 1976. Overall, its productions are among the best-reviewed of any opera company in the North America. The London Times once said it was the only American opera company worth the transatlantic airfare.
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