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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/9

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!

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 12/8/2013.

For thoese keeping track, THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, has broken the house record of Broadway's Eugene O'Neill Theatre for the 47th time. The show earned $1,877,347 for the week ending Sunday, December 8, in the 1,068-seat O'Neill, one of Broadway's smallest theatres.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
WICKED $2,036,322
THE LION KING $1,955,923
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,877,347
KINKY BOOTS $1,741,845
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL $1,563,294
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE SNOW GEESE ($186,087), MACBETH ($364,191), FIRST DATE ($378,214), ROMEO AND JULIET ($387,100), A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin ($393,840)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
BEAUTIFUL $185,705
JERSEY BOYS $115,579
MACBETH $88,158
A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin $76,669
700 SUNDAYS $75,310
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
WICKED ($-589,005), MATILDA ($-467,412), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK ($-430,548), THE LION KING ($-409,479), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-356,353)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $214.50
THE LION KING $154.92
KINKY BOOTS $153.28
BETRAYAL $150.51
700 SUNDAYS $149.06
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE SNOW GEESE ($48.98), MACBETH ($65.16), ROMEO AND JULIET ($66.04), FIRST DATE ($69.95), BIG FISH ($70.71)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE BOOK OF MORMON 134.97%
WICKED 121.13%
KINKY BOOTS 116.04%
BETRAYAL 113.19%
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL 110.32%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
ROMEO AND JULIET (31.0%), THE SNOW GEESE (31.43%), MACBETH (34.51%), BIG FISH (41.65%), FIRST DATE (43.66%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
BETRAYAL 100.0%
KINKY BOOTS 99.8%
WICKED 99.7%
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK 97.7%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

ROMEO AND JULIET (55.6%), FIRST DATE (63.2%), MACBETH (66.7%), BIG FISH (71.6%), THE GLASS MENAGERIE (72.6%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ROMEO AND JULIET 1859
MACBETH 1315
BEAUTIFUL 1241
A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin 1070
700 SUNDAYS 867
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-2400), WICKED (-1417), ANNIE (-1105), THE BOOK OF MORMON (-1094), ONCE (-1051)

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

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