The 2011 Drama Desk Award winning production of RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles on Broadway will play its final performance on Broadway Sunday, July 31, 2011 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) after 8 previews and 300 regular performances, as the company heads to South Africa to bring the music of the Beatles to Johannesburg. After opening October 26, 2010 at the Neil Simon theatre for an 13 week limited engagement, RAIN recouped its initial $2 million investment in just seven weeks. The show re-opened by popular demand at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on February 8, 2011, grossed $8.75 million, and has been igniting crowds nightly ever since.

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