2 January 2012 3:46 PM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

For some Broadway producers (particularly those whose star doesn’t moonlight as Wolverine), it’s the winter of their discontent. January is traditionally when Broadway attendance dips dramatically as tourists retreat from New York City. The final curtain came down last weekend on many shows, both long-running veterans (The Addams Family) and relative newcomers (Private Lives, Bonnie and Clyde). But the vultures are circling other box office weaklings that have struggled to find an audience even during the tourist-flush holiday season.

Last week, for instance, the new musical Lysistrata Jones filled less than half its seats and grossed an anemic »


- Thom Geier

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