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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/21

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Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights!

The all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III have broken the house record of Broadway's Belasco Theatre for the fourth time. The productions, which opened Sunday, November 10 on Broadway to ecstatic and universal critical praise, grossed $881,048 for the week ending 1/19/14, breaking the house record of $871,218.50 the productions had set for the week ending 1/5/14. Twelfth Night and Richard III have an access policy whereby 250 seats a performance - 2000 seats a week in the orchestra, mezzanine, balcony, boxes and on stage - are sold for $25, making the house record figure especially noteworthy.

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 1/19/2014.

Top 5 by This Week Gross

THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,750,313
WICKED $1,749,967
THE LION KING $1,653,132
KINKY BOOTS $1,527,348
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL $1,169,588
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
BRONX BOMBERS ($167,974), MACHINAL ($214,329), OUTSIDE MULLINGAR ($282,706), A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin ($339,451), ROCK OF AGES ($361,214)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
BEAUTIFUL $227,968
CINDERELLA $139,733
OUTSIDE MULLINGAR $74,622
WICKED $69,971
AFTER MIDNIGHT $68,004
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING ($-61,129), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-54,004), NO MAN'S LAND/WAITING FOR GODOT ($-25,331), PIPPIN ($-16,621), ROCK OF AGES ($-10,408)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $199.99
KINKY BOOTS $141.49
THE LION KING $124.37
WICKED $122.61
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL $114.27
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
BRONX BOMBERS ($44.17), MACHINAL ($46.06), OUTSIDE MULLINGAR ($56.75), A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin ($73.11), CHICAGO ($75.34)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE BOOK OF MORMON 125.83%
WICKED 104.09%
TWELFTH NIGHT/RICHARD III 98.93%
KINKY BOOTS 96.63%
THE LION KING 96.52%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
BRONX BOMBERS (22.91%), MACHINAL (32.22%), OUTSIDE MULLINGAR (47.75%), A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin (48.37%), CINDERELLA (48.44%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
TWELFTH NIGHT/RICHARD III 101.9%
WICKED 98.6%
BEAUTIFUL 97.8%
THE LION KING 97.7%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

BRONX BOMBERS (61.9%), JERSEY BOYS (68.5%), A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin (69.1%), CINDERELLA (72.7%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (73.1%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
BRONX BOMBERS 2111
CINDERELLA 1922
OUTSIDE MULLINGAR 1008
AFTER MIDNIGHT 605
A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin 529
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-947), NO MAN'S LAND/WAITING FOR GODOT (-796), MATILDA (-627), NEWSIES (-518), PIPPIN (-387)

That's all for this week... Other statistics that you'd like to see? Let us know!

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