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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/14

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, 4/13/2014.

Just beginning this week - The Cripple of Inishmaan played two previews for the week ending April 13, 2014 and the production grossed $155,234.00, impressive because the show is offering a reduced price for previews, including a lower than average $112 top ticket price, and the entire balcony is being sold at $27.

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that the new Broadway hit Beautiful - The Carole King Musical has again broken the box office record at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 West 43 Street) for the third time, garnering $917,391.80 for the week ending April 13, 2014 for eight shows. This gross surpasses the previous house-breaking record, set the week ending February 23, 2014, which was $913,046.90 for eight shows.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
WICKED $1,930,362
THE LION KING $1,914,937
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,586,091
KINKY BOOTS $1,422,291
A RAISIN IN THE SUN $1,182,511
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN ($100,056), CASA VALENTINA ($192,074), MOTHERS AND SONS ($238,128), VIOLET ($258,167), ACT ONE ($309,452)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
A RAISIN IN THE SUN $253,360
THE LION KING $231,875
WICKED $124,295
CHICAGO $120,577
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH $111,486
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN ($-35,251), OF MICE AND MEN ($-27,231), ONCE ($-26,737), ALL THE WAY ($-24,675), VIOLET ($-20,737)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $181.23
A RAISIN IN THE SUN $141.31
THE LION KING $140.78
KINKY BOOTS $132.07
WICKED $126.37
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN ($32.55), CASA VALENTINA ($47.46), ACT ONE ($48.99), VIOLET ($50.82), MOTHERS AND SONS ($69.79)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
A RAISIN IN THE SUN 116.52%
WICKED 114.83%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 114.03%
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 107.3%
KINKY BOOTS 95.66%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN (13.49%), ACT ONE (30.13%), MOTHERS AND SONS (31.03%), THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (31.52%), CASA VALENTINA (32.77%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 100.6%
A RAISIN IN THE SUN 100.0%
ALADDIN 100.0%
THE LION KING 100.0%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN (50.6%), MOTHERS AND SONS (53.2%), THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (54.3%), ONCE (62.9%), AFTER MIDNIGHT (67.2%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 1080
CINDERELLA 923
CHICAGO 857
ACT ONE 803
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL 681
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ALL THE WAY (-555), THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN (-312), THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY (-283), ONCE (-274), LES MISERABLES (-251)

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

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