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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/20; MORMON x2!

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Welcome to this week's edition of our WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights!

It was a doubly fantastic week for THE BOOK OF MORMON, which broke the house record of the Eugene O’Neill Theatre on Broadway for the 39th time for the week ending August 19, with a gross of $1,651,064.00.

Additionally, the show also broke the house record at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in Denver, the first stop of the show’s First National Tour, with a gross of $1,340,947.00 for the same week ending August 19. 

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 8/19/2012.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE LION KING $1,958,780
WICKED $1,818,537
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,651,064
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,542,699
EVITA $1,039,196
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
END OF THE RAINBOW ($325,001), CLYBOURNE PARK ($380,155), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER ($429,784), ROCK OF AGES ($480,779), BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL ($508,052)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
EVITA $301,276
END OF THE RAINBOW $72,474
GHOST $53,108
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL $35,242
War Horse $34,313
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
WICKED ($-328,924), THE LION KING ($-260,956), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK ($-148,485), MARY POPPINS ($-78,626), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-65,459)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $188.65
THE LION KING $145.98
WICKED $138.31
ONCE $124.00
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $115.83
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL ($61.89), END OF THE RAINBOW ($65.62), CLYBOURNE PARK ($69.61), MARY POPPINS ($73.10), GHOST ($73.56)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE BOOK OF MORMON 132.68%
WICKED 108.17%
THE LION KING 100.83%
NEWSIES 91.07%
ONCE 87.75%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
END OF THE RAINBOW (39.39%), PORGY AND BESS (39.74%), BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL (42.35%), CLYBOURNE PARK (44.51%), GHOST (46.43%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
NEWSIES 101.5%
THE LION KING 100.0%
ONCE 98.2%
ROCK OF AGES 97.3%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

PORGY AND BESS (56.1%), END OF THE RAINBOW (62.5%), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (65.0%), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (68.4%), Gore Vidal'S THE BEST MAN (69.9%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
War Horse 1205
END OF THE RAINBOW 829
GHOST 702
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL 282
PORGY AND BESS 253
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
WICKED (-2322), THE LION KING (-1503), SISTER ACT (-1141), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK (-1015), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (-639)

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

 

 

 

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