Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12

Rob
Broadway Legend
joined:5/3/03
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:04pm
Click below to access all the grosses from all the shows for the week ending 11/25/2012 in BroadwayWorld.com's grosses section.

Also, you will find information on each show's historical grosses, cumulative grosses and other statistics on how each show stacked up this week and in the past.

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Up for the week by attendance was: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (29.1%), MARY POPPINS (23.2%), CHICAGO (21.7%), ANNIE (21.5%), MAMMA MIA! (20.5%), NEWSIES (10.9%), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK (10.5%), BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL (9.1%), WAR HORSE (8.4%), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (5.7%), WICKED (5.6%), EVITA (5.3%), CYRANO DE BERGERAC (4.0%), ELF (3.7%), ONCE (3.1%), THE LION KING (2.8%), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (2.0%), GOLDEN BOY (1.1%), A CHRISTMAS STORY (0.8%), GRACE (0.7%), GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS (0.3%),

Down for the week by attendance was: SCANDALOUS (-45.3%), THE HEIRESS (-13.9%), WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? (-8.0%), THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD (-6.7%), CHAPLIN (-4.7%), THE ANARCHIST (-4.1%), ROCK OF AGES (-2.6%), JERSEY BOYS (-2.5%), DEAD ACCOUNTS (-0.5%),

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SNAFU
Broadway Legend
joined:4/20/04
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:07pm
Way to go Scandalous! 15.5% of gross potential?
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ljay889
Broadway Legend
joined:8/4/04
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:11pm
Whoa, Annie.
#sadandtransparent
Phantom of London
Broadway Legend
joined:3/26/08
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:23pm
I guess this thanksgiving week?

How does Book of Mormon conjure up more money again, when their top ticket price hasn't gone up?
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Marianne2
Broadway Legend
joined:3/28/08
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:30pm
I find it very interesting how Scandalous made more money last week, but went down in attendance significantly. Guess they weren't giving away tickets like they had been.
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JMPlayer6
Featured Actor
joined:2/7/10
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:34pm
Book of Mormon: top ticket price is irelevant. Average ticket price went up 11.2 percent. Simple.
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TheatreKid3
Broadway Star
joined:3/25/12
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:42pm
I'm afraid SCANDALOUS' goose is cooked if that is the best numbers they could put up from Thanksgiving weekend.
mybigsplash
Leading Actor
joined:4/30/08
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:42pm
Scandalous is going to close Sunday. They have a meeting to announce to the cast tomorrow before the performance.
Stephen: "Could you grab me a coffee?" Me: "Would you like that with all the colors of the wind?"
Smaxie
Broadway Legend
joined:9/26/05
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:44pm
It is really bad form to post something like that, mybigsplash. If it is true, the cast is entitled to hear it from the production itself, and not read it on a message board.
Begin at the beginning and go on till you come to the end: then stop.
Quiche2
Broadway Star
joined:7/20/12
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 03:44pm
Holy ****, Wicked hit over 2 million.
Theatre is my life. No one can take that away from me.
Marianne2
Broadway Legend
joined:3/28/08
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 04:10pm
^ That's pretty normal this time of year for them.
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Quiche2
Broadway Star
joined:7/20/12
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 04:11pm
True.
Theatre is my life. No one can take that away from me.
ACL2006
Broadway Legend
joined:2/11/06
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 04:45pm
Those numbers for Scandalous are simply terrible, especially for Thanksgiving week. Leap of Faith's numbers weren't even that bad. I'd say Chaplin would be next considering their numbers were pretty bad as well. They might stay open for the holidays and close after New Year's.
A Chorus Line played its final Broadway performance on August 17, 2008. The tour played its final performance on August 21, 2011. A new non-equity tour started in October 2012 played its final performance on March 23, 2013.
Mercades
Leading Actor
joined:11/6/05
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 04:58pm
Some of you people are truly despicable.
mybigsplash
Leading Actor
joined:4/30/08
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:00pm
Like Me!
Stephen: "Could you grab me a coffee?" Me: "Would you like that with all the colors of the wind?"
ljay889
Broadway Legend
joined:8/4/04
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:15pm
It's one thing to brag about knowing "inside" information, but announcing on a public forum that a show is closing before the cast finds out is pretty cruel.
#sadandtransparent
elphaba.scares.me
Leading Actor
joined:10/23/04
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:19pm
I NEVER EVER EVER thought I'd say this, but I feel badly for Kathie Lee. I mean, if promoting a show on network television every day doesn't at least generate enough ticket sales to stay open a couple months...

And before anyone jumps all over me, I really couldn't stand her with Regis but I think she's a fun morning drunk on Today.
CurtainPullDowner
Broadway Legend
joined:11/4/04
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:33pm
If a poster on these boards hears the "rumor", I'm guessing the cast and crew also already know. But it is still rudish.
Mercades
Leading Actor
joined:11/6/05
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:38pm
clearly MYBIGSPLASH has something to prove as he/she announced it on not one but two threads.

any need?

Updated On: 11/26/12 at 05:38 PM
leefowler
Broadway Star
joined:7/13/04
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:45pm
It's rudish, I guess, but do you really think the cast doesn't know what's up?

Besides, since it was posted here, it's unlikely anyone gives it much credence anyway.
Behind the fake tinsel of Broadway is real tinsel.
Quiche2
Broadway Star
joined:7/20/12
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:53pm
Knowing people on these boards, (like me), I wouldn't trust someone saying a show is closing before an offical announcement.
Theatre is my life. No one can take that away from me.
Quiche2
Broadway Star
joined:7/20/12
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 05:53pm
Knowing people on these boards, (like me), I wouldn't trust someone saying a show is closing before an offical announcement.
Theatre is my life. No one can take that away from me.
Patti LuPone FANatic
Broadway Legend
joined:3/4/06
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 06:15pm

Congratulations to "Chicago" for a fantastic week! from RC in Austin, Texas

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LYLS3637
Featured Actor
joined:5/1/09
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 06:16pm
Wicked's closing Saturday. No announcement yet, but a friend of a friend who hands out bottled water to the cast and crew overheard Marc Platt in the men's room last night.
Quiche2
Broadway Star
joined:7/20/12
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 06:18pm
Holy Shit FANatic. I thought I was WICKED obsessed, but you're just over the top with Chicago. LYLS3637, hahahahahahahahahah SHUT UP.
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broadwaydevil
Broadway Legend
joined:2/16/11
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/25/12
Posted: 11/26/12 at 06:20pm
Knowing people on these boards, (like me), I wouldn't trust someone saying a show is closing before an offical announcement.

Are you admitting that your posts are frequently fabrications?
Scratch and claw for every day you're worth! Make them drag you screaming from life, keep dreaming You'll live forever here on earth.

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