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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/23

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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!

In news this week, Arthur Miller’s DEATH OF A SALESMAN broke the house record of the Barrymore Theatre for the fourth time, grossing $892,533.00 over seven performances for the week ending April 22, 2012. 

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 4/22/2012.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE LION KING $1,804,258
WICKED $1,800,949
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,601,055
EVITA $1,488,498
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,442,773
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE LYONS ($129,854), MAGIC/BIRD ($163,223), SEMINAR ($166,557), DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER ($190,906), THE COLUMNIST ($265,796)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $38,885
DEATH OF A SALESMAN $35,573
Gore Vidal'S THE BEST MAN $23,628
CLYBOURNE PARK $19,054
THE COLUMNIST $18,058
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
MARY POPPINS ($-432,853), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK ($-393,645), WICKED ($-353,026), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-298,810), MAMMA MIA! ($-270,897)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $182.94
THE LION KING $135.21
WICKED $128.25
EVITA $123.76
DEATH OF A SALESMAN $123.72
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE LYONS ($21.04), LEAP OF FAITH ($29.87), MAGIC/BIRD ($34.19), DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER ($37.89), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE ($41.88)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE BOOK OF MORMON 128.66%
WICKED 107.13%
THE LION KING 106.74%
DEATH OF A SALESMAN 94.55%
EVITA 89.73%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE LYONS (14.77%), MAGIC/BIRD (18.84%), LEAP OF FAITH (20.41%), SEMINAR (24.13%), DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER (29.27%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
NEWSIES 99.6%
THE LION KING 99.5%
DEATH OF A SALESMAN 99.5%
WICKED 97.0%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

VENUS IN FUR (48.0%), SEMINAR (51.3%), HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (52.7%), MAGIC/BIRD (55.4%), PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (56.2%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER 1198
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT 1135
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE 1055
LEAP OF FAITH 792
THE COLUMNIST 391
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SISTER ACT (-2765), MAMMA MIA! (-2525), MARY POPPINS (-2278), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (-2057), HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING (-1984)

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

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