Greta Gerwig’s ‘Lady Bird’ Takes Year’s Best Per Theater Average Of $93K –  Specialty Box Office

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Greta Gerwig has added 'director' to her resume in a big way. Lady Bird, starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf, grossed $375,612 in four theaters, giving the A24 release a sizzling $93,903 per theater average, the best of 2017. Lady Bird had plenty of competition from veteran filmmakers with well-known actors in a crowded market of Specialty newcomers. Menemsha Films opened 1945 in two theaters, scoring the second-best PTA of the weekend among the Specialties…