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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/21

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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!

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 7/20/2014.

In notable news for the week, HEDWIG set another box office record with a gross of $1,088,660.02. The fifth time the show has accomplished that.

Additionally, the revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men broke the house record at the Longacre Theatre for the second time during its critically acclaimed run last week. The show starring Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, BAFTA and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester and Tony and Olivier Award winner Jim Norton grossed $929,888 for the week ending July 20 breaking its previous record of $897,851.00 the week ending April 27. Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, Of Mice and Men was the first "hit" of the spring, recouping its $3.8 million capitalization in only twelve weeks. The critically acclaimed production opened on Wednesday, April 16, and will play through Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Broadway's Longacre Theatre (220 West 48 Street).


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE LION KING $2,431,017
WICKED $1,966,367
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,817,551
ALADDIN $1,542,832
KINKY BOOTS $1,314,190
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME ($266,984), VIOLET ($327,327), ROCK OF AGES ($340,633), ONCE ($499,598), LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL ($556,091)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING $279,608
THE BOOK OF MORMON $196,277
THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN $144,081
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $137,410
NEWSIES $116,989
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
IF/THEN ($-27,115), LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL ($6,966), HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH ($16,349), JERSEY BOYS ($16,435), VIOLET ($20,659)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $184.60
THE LION KING $160.41
BEAUTIFUL $157.21
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH $150.91
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER $130.31
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME ($39.51), VIOLET ($69.70), CINDERELLA ($73.07), ONCE ($74.68), BULLETS OVER BROADWAY ($78.70)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 130.47%
WICKED 116.97%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 116.15%
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER 107.27%
ALADDIN 106.89%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME (29.11%), VIOLET (42.43%), BULLETS OVER BROADWAY (45.3%), CINDERELLA (46.3%), ROCKY (53.28%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH 102.3%
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER 101.2%
BEAUTIFUL 100.8%
MATILDA 100.8%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY (66.9%), ROCKY (68.7%), CINDERELLA (73.0%), HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME (76.0%), ONCE (79.0%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME 2727
THE LION KING 1771
PIPPIN 1350
THE BOOK OF MORMON 1094
MOTOWN THE MUSICAL 1066
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
IF/THEN (-199), ALADDIN (-2),

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

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