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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/6

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 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 27th time. The show earned $1,455,329 for the week ending Sunday, February 5, in the 1,068-seat O’Neill, one of Broadway’s smallest theatres.

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 2/5/2012.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,455,329
WICKED $1,349,433
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,268,002
THE LION KING $1,226,681
PORGY AND BESS $905,134
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE ROAD TO MECCA ($206,142), STICK FLY ($238,338), WIT ($244,728), GODSPELL ($293,658), ROCK OF AGES ($371,327)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
WIT $38,741
SISTER ACT $10,886
THE BOOK OF MORMON $9,922
SEMINAR $380
THE ROAD TO MECCA $-4,154
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING ($-155,672), WICKED ($-154,028), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK ($-149,920), HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING ($-108,992), JERSEY BOYS ($-106,947)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $166.29
WAR HORSE $109.29
THE LION KING $104.66
WICKED $102.87
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $93.14
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
STICK FLY ($48.32), THE ROAD TO MECCA ($56.35), WIT ($58.13), SISTER ACT ($61.21), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($62.72)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE BOOK OF MORMON 116.95%
WAR HORSE 80.93%
WICKED 80.27%
THE LION KING 72.57%
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK 70.14%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
STICK FLY (26.37%), SISTER ACT (31.63%), THE ROAD TO MECCA (32.2%), CHICAGO (38.3%), GODSPELL (38.42%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
PORGY AND BESS 94.8%
WAR HORSE 92.0%
WICKED 90.6%
ROCK OF AGES 90.4%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

SISTER ACT (56.2%), STICK FLY (57.1%), THE ROAD TO MECCA (62.9%), CHICAGO (63.4%), PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (64.0%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 803
SISTER ACT 399
SEMINAR 168
MAMMA MIA! 27
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK (-983), THE LION KING (-918), WIT (-639), WAR HORSE (-602), WICKED (-600)

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

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