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Broadway is finding angels in Corporate America

Spring is always a time of hope on Broadway, but expectations this year are running exceptionally high. Fifteen new shows are opening, boosting the number of "lit houses" to 34--the highest number in a decade. For the 1996-97 theatrical season, which ends on June 1, the League of American Theaters & Producers projects attendance at 10 million and revenues of about $490 million--a 12% rise over the preceding year, which was the strongest in 15 years.

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