Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/26/24 - HAMILTON, MERRILY & More Top the List

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May. 28, 2024
Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/26/24 - HAMILTON, MERRILY & More Top the List
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Click below to access all the Broadway grosses from all the shows for the week ending 5/26/2024 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: HOME is in previews at the Haimes and opens on 6/5. The Tues. 5/21 performance of CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB was fully comped. MOTHER PLAY cancelled two performances (Sat. 5/25 eve. and Sun. 5/26 mat.).  WICKED had four performances with 1,807 seats and four performances with 1,926 seats this week, for a total capacity of 14,932. As this report cannot accommodate both capacities, the figure 1,867 was used. Memorial Day weekend fell within this week. (Memorial Day weekend also fell within Week 1 of last season.)    

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Up for the week by attendance (% of capacity) was: BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL (14.2%), WATER FOR ELEPHANTS (3.1%), THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL (2.7%), WICKED (2.6%), APPROPRIATE (2.5%), SUFFS (2.2%), PATRIOTS (1.5%), THE NOTEBOOK (1.4%), THE WIZ (1.4%), ALADDIN (1.2%), THE OUTSIDERS (1.2%), & JULIET (0.8%), HELL'S KITCHEN (0.3%), HADESTOWN (0.1%), HAMILTON (0.1%),

Down for the week by attendance (% of capacity) was: HOME (-5.5%), THE GREAT GATSBY (-4.4%), ILLINOISE (-3%), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (-2.7%), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (-2.5%), THE WHO'S TOMMY (-2.2%), UNCLE VANYA (-2.1%), MOTHER PLAY (-1.9%), MARY JANE (-1.5%), MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL (-1.2%), CHICAGO (-0.9%), MJ THE MUSICAL (-0.6%), THE BOOK OF MORMON (-0.6%), SIX (-0.4%), THE LION KING (-0.4%), AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (-0.3%),

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This week, 34 shows played on Broadway, with 287,246 tickets sold and a total gross of $35,295,405. The average ticket price was $122.88.

This was less than the number of shows as last week. Compared to last week, attendance was down -1.84%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -2.99% vs. last week. This week's average ticket price of $122.88 is down $-1.45 compared to last week.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
THE LION KING: $2,220,842
WICKED: $2,003,492
HAMILTON: $1,804,220
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB: $1,721,760
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $1,612,607


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HOME ($99,866), THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL ($309,673), PATRIOTS ($337,100), MOTHER PLAY ($451,737), MARY JANE ($491,146)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING: $190,426
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD: $161,999
WICKED: $156,449
BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL: $96,108
HADESTOWN: $84,746


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB ($-243,584), MOTHER PLAY ($-186,154), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL ($-131,227), THE WHO'S TOMMY ($-130,666), THE GREAT GATSBY ($-98,829)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG: $208.67
CABARET AT THE KIT KAT CLUB: $201.21
THE LION KING: $170.55
HAMILTON: $169.78
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE: $153.26


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
HOME ($27.53), THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL ($56.95), PATRIOTS ($59.52), ILLINOISE ($88.07), BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL ($90.94)


Top 5 by % of Total Seats Filled
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE: 102.9%
THE OUTSIDERS: 102.2%
HELL'S KITCHEN: 100.8%
HAMILTON: 100.3%
HADESTOWN: 100%


Bottom 5 % of Total Seats Filled
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL (64.5%), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (66.1%), PATRIOTS (68.4%), HOME (70%), CHICAGO (71%)


Top 5 by Total Attendance This Week vs. Last Week
HOME: 1952
BACK TO THE FUTURE: THE MUSICAL: 1676
WICKED: 859
WATER FOR ELEPHANTS: 339
THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL: 231


Bottom 5 by Total Attendance This Week vs. Last Week
MOTHER PLAY (-1209), THE GREAT GATSBY (-523), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD (-349), ILLINOISE (-277), A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL (-234)

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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