Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/19/24 - MERRILY, WICKED & More Top the List

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May. 22, 2024
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/19/24 - MERRILY, WICKED & More Top the List
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Click below to access all the Broadway grosses from all the shows for the week ending 5/19/2024 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: This was the final week of the 2023-2024 season, which began on 5/22/2023 and ended on 5/19/2024. LEMPICKA closed on 5/19. HOME began previews at the Haimes and opens on 6/5.       

This was the final week of the 2023-2024 season, which began on 5/22/2023 and ended on 5/19/2024. For detailed Broadway season statistics and notes, click here.                                                                                                       

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Up for the week by attendance (% of capacity) was: UNCLE VANYA (11%), LEMPICKA (9.6%), THE GREAT GATSBY (6.9%), APPROPRIATE (3.8%), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (3.8%), WICKED (3.7%), & JULIET (2.8%), BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL (2.5%), HADESTOWN (2.1%), THE BOOK OF MORMON (2.1%), PATRIOTS (1.6%), THE NOTEBOOK (1.5%), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (1.4%), SIX (1.3%), MOTHER PLAY (1%), THE OUTSIDERS (0.8%), STEREOPHONIC (0.7%), WATER FOR ELEPHANTS (0.6%), THE LION KING (0.5%), MARY JANE (0.4%), THE WIZ (0.3%), HAMILTON (0.2%), CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB (0.1%),

Down for the week by attendance (% of capacity) was: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL (-8%), CHICAGO (-7.4%), ILLINOISE (-3.9%), THE WHO'S TOMMY (-3.6%), ALADDIN (-2.2%), MJ THE MUSICAL (-1.6%), MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL (-0.9%), HELL'S KITCHEN (-0.5%), SUFFS (-0.1%),

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This week, 35 shows played on Broadway, with 292,642 tickets sold and a total gross of $36,381,958. The average ticket price was $124.32.

This was up the number of shows as last week. Compared to last week, attendance was up 2.02%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 1.83% vs. last week. This week's average ticket price of $124.32 is down $-0.23 compared to last week.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE LION KING: $2,030,416
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB: $1,965,344
HAMILTON: $1,858,132
WICKED: $1,847,043
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $1,582,919


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL ($287,228), PATRIOTS ($392,450), MARY JANE ($497,922), LEMPICKA ($588,388), CHICAGO ($635,708)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
LEMPICKA: $168,916
UNCLE VANYA: $138,487
ILLINOISE: $136,742
HAMILTON: $134,231
WICKED: $125,689


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL ($-355,988), MJ THE MUSICAL ($-85,830), THE LION KING ($-84,071), CHICAGO ($-74,848), THE WIZ ($-70,326)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB: $229.70
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $204.83
HAMILTON: $175.16
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE: $156.74
THE LION KING: $155.27


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL ($55.16), PATRIOTS ($70.81), LEMPICKA ($72.51), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD ($96.24), ILLINOISE ($96.54)


Top 5 by % of Total Seats Filled
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE: 103.2%
THE OUTSIDERS: 101%
HELL'S KITCHEN: 100.5%
HAMILTON: 100.2%
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB: 100%


Bottom 5 % of Total Seats Filled
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL (61.8%), PATRIOTS (66.9%), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (68.6%), CHICAGO (71.9%), BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL (81.3%)


Top 5 by Total Attendance This Week vs. Last Week
UNCLE VANYA: 924
ILLINOISE: 895
THE GREAT GATSBY: 815
LEMPICKA: 799
WICKED: 541


Bottom 5 by Total Attendance This Week vs. Last Week
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL (-678), CHICAGO (-633), THE WHO'S TOMMY (-342), ALADDIN (-305), MJ THE MUSICAL (-173)

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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