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Broadway Grosses - Week Ending 5/17/2009


Updated: December 15, 2014

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Show
This Week Gross
Last Week Gross
Diff $
Potential Gross
Gross % Potential
Avgerage Paid
Top Ticket
Total Attend.
Total
Seats
Per
This Week
Last Week
Diff %
33 VARIATIONS
(EUGENE O'NEILL)
$333,656
$287,867
$45,789
$855,684
38.99%
$65.53
$350.00
5,092
8,504
8
59.9%
51.2%
8.7%
9 TO 5
(MARQUIS)
$797,680
$762,358
$35,322
$1,306,958
61.03%
$66.84
$300.00
11,934
12,888
8
92.6%
90.3%
2.3%
ACCENT ON YOUTH
(FRIEDMAN)
$197,015
$182,863
$14,152
$446,633
44.11%
$55.50
$95.00
3,550
5,200
8
68.3%
64.5%
3.8%
AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
(MUSIC BOX)
$198,336
$167,803
$30,533
$749,351
26.47%
$62.43
$250.00
3,177
7,832
8
40.6%
33.3%
7.3%
AVENUE Q
(GOLDEN)
$243,118
$177,736
$65,382
$568,137
42.79%
$57.08
$200.00
4,259
6,368
8
66.9%
48.4%
18.5%
BILLY ELLIOT: THE MUSICAL
(IMPERIAL)
$1,144,260
$1,120,203
$24,057
$1,155,201
99.05%
$103.48
$300.00
11,058
11,368
8
97.3%
93.8%
3.5%
BLITHE SPIRIT
(SHUBERT)
$559,139
$532,528
$26,611
$1,069,527
52.28%
$73.03
$300.00
7,656
11,832
8
64.7%
60.4%
4.3%
CHICAGO
(AMBASSADOR)
$486,110
$450,791
$35,319
$894,767
54.33%
$66.75
$250.00
7,282
8,640
8
84.3%
78.7%
5.6%
DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS
(ST. JAMES)
$249,755
$192,262
$57,493
$1,070,492
23.33%
$57.24
$252.00
4,363
11,224
8
38.9%
30.4%
8.5%
EXIT THE KING
(BARRYMORE)
$466,983
$427,139
$39,844
$778,685
59.97%
$70.66
$250.00
6,609
8,400
8
78.7%
71.9%
6.8%
GOD OF CARNAGE
(JACOBS)
$837,401
$797,813
$39,588
$811,569
103.18%
$96.99
$250.00
8,634
8,624
8
100.1%
98.3%
1.8%
GUYS AND DOLLS
(NEDERLANDER)
$468,851
$455,669
$13,182
$991,197
47.30%
$67.47
$275.00
6,949
9,736
8
71.4%
69.3%
2.1%
HAIR
(AL HIRSCHFELD)
$934,230
$814,726
$119,504
$1,131,831
82.54%
$86.10
$252.00
10,851
11,296
8
96.1%
97.0%
-0.9%
IN THE HEIGHTS
(RICHARD RODGERS)
$722,075
$653,290
$68,785
$936,813
77.08%
$75.39
$300.00
9,578
10,920
8
87.7%
80.7%
7.0%
Show
This Week Gross
Last Week Gross
Diff $
Potential Gross
Gross % Potential
Average Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Per
This Week
Last Week
Diff %
IRENA'S VOW
(WALTER KERR)
$188,725
$185,289
$3,436
$603,763
31.26%
$53.43
$150.00
3,532
7,576
8
46.6%
47.0%
-0.4%
JERSEY BOYS
(AUGUST WILSON)
$1,033,177
$1,013,628
$19,549
$846,719
122.02%
$104.51
$350.00
9,886
9,776
8
101.1%
99.7%
1.4%
JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE
(BELASCO)
$231,697
$235,040
$-3,343
$588,456
39.37%
$50.94
$90.00
4,548
8,144
8
55.8%
57.7%
-1.9%
MAMMA MIA!
(WINTER GARDEN)
$869,495
$830,636
$38,859
$1,192,560
72.91%
$75.16
$200.00
11,568
11,984
8
96.5%
92.9%
3.6%
MARY POPPINS
(NEW AMSTERDAM)
$666,801
$626,962
$39,839
$1,195,594
55.77%
$60.01
$250.00
11,111
14,376
8
77.3%
72.7%
4.6%
MARY STUART
(BROADHURST)
$348,849
$309,292
$39,557
$789,048
44.21%
$63.55
$225.00
5,489
9,200
8
59.7%
57.5%
2.2%
NEXT TO NORMAL
(BOOTH)
$310,451
$278,881
$31,570
$572,275
54.25%
$58.36
$200.00
5,320
6,176
8
86.1%
86.2%
-0.1%
REASONS TO BE PRETTY
(LYCEUM)
$138,752
$128,164
$10,588
$597,009
23.24%
$49.61
$225.00
2,797
7,280
8
38.4%
36.2%
2.2%
ROCK OF AGES
(BROOKS ATKINSON)
$430,379
$378,178
$52,201
$526,810
81.70%
$57.96
$175.00
7,425
7,832
8
94.8%
94.5%
0.3%
SHREK THE MUSICAL
(BROADWAY)
$635,634
$589,869
$45,765
$1,301,080
48.85%
$70.23
$250.00
9,051
13,880
8
65.2%
62.8%
2.4%
SOUTH PACIFIC
(VIVIAN BEAUMONT)
$872,028
$856,924
$15,104
$987,400
88.32%
$109.88
$125.00
7,936
8,328
8
95.3%
92.5%
2.8%
THE 39 STEPS
(HELEN HAYES)
$148,974
$112,873
$36,101
$518,320
28.74%
$62.46
$111.50
2,385
4,712
8
50.6%
38.3%
12.3%
THE LION KING
(MINSKOFF)
$1,058,942
$1,049,127
$9,815
$1,304,934
81.15%
$83.66
$250.00
12,658
13,232
8
95.7%
94.7%
1.0%
THE LITTLE MERMAID
(LUNT-FONTANNE)
$660,522
$632,321
$28,201
$1,128,090
58.55%
$65.61
$250.00
10,067
12,160
8
82.8%
79.4%
3.4%
THE NORMAN CONQUESTS
(CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE)
$307,794
$246,114
$61,680
$606,879
50.72%
$59.53
$177.00
5,170
6,240
8
82.9%
69.8%
13.1%
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(MAJESTIC)
$697,107
$642,926
$54,181
$1,215,993
57.33%
$62.57
$200.00
11,141
12,920
8
86.2%
79.9%
6.3%
THE PHILANTHROPIST
(AMERICAN AIRLINES)
$191,518
$164,020
$27,498
$540,206
35.45%
$48.00
$111.50
3,990
5,920
8
67.4%
56.4%
11.0%
WAITING FOR GODOT
(STUDIO 54)
$439,913
$429,160
$10,753
$710,755
61.89%
$57.22
$116.50
7,688
8,032
8
95.7%
95.5%
0.2%
WEST SIDE STORY
(PALACE)
$1,240,854
$1,196,652
$44,202
$1,225,805
101.23%
$91.73
$300.00
13,527
13,576
8
99.6%
100.0%
-0.4%
WICKED
(GERSHWIN)
$1,403,974
$1,380,171
$23,803
$1,422,643
98.69%
$97.01
$300.00
14,472
14,472
8
100.0%
99.5%
0.5%
Show
This Week's Gross
Last Week's Gross
Diff $
Potential Gross
Gross % of Potential
Average Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats
Sold
Total
Seats
Per
This Week %
Last Week %
Diff %
TOTAL FOR WEEK
$19,514,195
Avg: $573,947
vs. Last Week:
6.17%
$18,309,275

Avg: $538,508
$1,204,920
$30,641,184
60.24%
$70.17
AVG.
$225.90
AVG.
260,753
328,648
272
77.21%
.AVG
72.98%
AVG.
4.23%



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