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Broadway box office: Jessica Chastain and 'Downton' star Dan Stevens lure fans to 'The Heiress'

Judging by the crowds snapping photos of themselves with giant cast posters outside the Walter Kerr Theatre, the biggest draw to the acclaimed new Broadway revival of The Heiress isn’t Oscar-nominated movie star Jessica Chastain but her British costar Dan Stevens, a.k.a. Matthew Crawley from Downton Abbey. The high-powered duo (pictured above with costar David Strathairn, center) certainly seem to be luring fans to the Great White Way. In its first full week of performances since its Nov. 1 opening, their period drama earned an impressive $583,852 for the week ending Nov. 11, according to figures from The Broadway League. That’s 68 percent of the venue’s potential gross, a particularly strong figure for a straight play.
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