Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/19/23

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Nov. 21, 2023
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/19/23

Click below to access all the Broadway grosses from all the shows for the week ending 11/19/2023 in BroadwayWorld'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.

Of note this week: 

HARMONY opened at the Barrymore on 11/13. SPAMALOT opened at the St. James on 11/16. JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING, MELISSA ETHERIDGE: MY WINDOW, and THE SHARK IS BROKEN closed on 11/19. HOW TO DANCE IN OHIO began previews at the Belasco and opens on 12/10. HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD had a 7-performance week.JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING simulcast all performances from 11/14 through 11/19. The simulcasts are not included in the figures in this report. MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG grossed $1,304,508.00 in its first week of 6 performances for the week ending 9/24, breaking the 6-performance week record previously set by AMERICAN UTOPIA with a gross of $1.18 million.                    

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Up for the week by attendance (% of capacity) was: MELISSA ETHERIDGE: MY WINDOW (5.7%), HERE LIES LOVE (4.3%), JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING (3%), ALADDIN (0.7%),

Down for the week by attendance (% of capacity) was: BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL (-11.7%), SOME LIKE IT HOT (-9.5%), CHICAGO (-9.4%), HARMONY (-9.3%), SIX (-9.2%), GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! (-9.1%), SPAMALOT (-9%), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (-8.3%), SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (-8.2%), KIMBERLY AKIMBO (-8.1%), SHUCKED (-7%), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (-5.3%), THE BOOK OF MORMON (-5.2%), WICKED (-4.8%), HADESTOWN (-3.5%), MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL (-3%), I NEED THAT (-2.6%), PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH (-2.4%), MJ THE MUSICAL (-2.3%), THE LION KING (-1.8%), HAMILTON (-1.6%), & JULIET (-0.7%), THE SHARK IS BROKEN (-0.5%),

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This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 228,423 tickets sold and a total gross of $27,060,113. The average ticket price was $118.46.

This was up the number of shows as last week. Compared to last week, attendance was down -3.12%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -7.21% vs. last week. This week's average ticket price of $118.46 is down $-5.23 compared to last week.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE LION KING: $2,044,902
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $1,884,080
WICKED: $1,780,950
HAMILTON: $1,751,671
MJ THE MUSICAL: $1,497,459


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE SHARK IS BROKEN ($346,797), MELISSA ETHERIDGE: MY WINDOW ($371,784), JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING ($425,253), KIMBERLY AKIMBO ($562,234), CHICAGO ($580,432)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING: $54,008
JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING: $48,986
MELISSA ETHERIDGE: MY WINDOW: $43,239
HADESTOWN: $30,949
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $18,249


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET ($-775,580), BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL ($-262,461), HAMILTON ($-189,703), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD ($-180,412), SIX ($-139,428)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $243.80
HAMILTON: $166.70
THE LION KING: $158.02
MJ THE MUSICAL: $150.80
& JULIET: $147.69


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
SPAMALOT ($62.96), THE SHARK IS BROKEN ($71.37), JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING ($83.01), SHUCKED ($88.51), HERE LIES LOVE ($89.36)


Top 5 by % of Total Seats Filled
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: 100%
JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING: 99.6%
HAMILTON: 99.2%
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL: 96.2%
THE LION KING: 95.4%


Bottom 5 % of Total Seats Filled
A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (63.6%), SOME LIKE IT HOT (65.3%), PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH (66.4%), CHICAGO (72.9%), THE SHARK IS BROKEN (75.7%)


Top 5 by Total Attendance This Week vs. Last Week
HERE LIES LOVE: 378
SPAMALOT: 308
MELISSA ETHERIDGE: MY WINDOW: 205
JAJA'S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING: 156
ALADDIN: 103


Bottom 5 by Total Attendance This Week vs. Last Week
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (-2041), BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL (-1372), SOME LIKE IT HOT (-1102), SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (-864), CHICAGO (-808)

That's all for this week... Note: All data presented for informational purposes only. BroadwayWorld makes no guarantee as to the accuracy of the data, or the matter in which it's presented. Source: The Broadway League..



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