INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/16
Welcome to this week's edition of BroadwayWorld's exclusive WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, for the week ending 10/14/2018.
This week, 33 shows played on Broadway, with 262,241 tickets sold and a total gross of $33,387,818. The average ticket price was $127.32.
This was up the number of shows as last week and up 4 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 5.21%. Versus last year, attendance was up 11.90%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 0.02% vs. last week and up 10.41% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $127.32 is down $-6.61 compared to last week and down $-1.72 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,156,939|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$2,054,500|
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||$1,929,795|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE NAP ($204,866), HEAD OVER HEELS ($219,035), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($300,432), BERNHARDT/HAMLET ($366,680), THE WAVERLY GALLERY ($379,302)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($-480,733), WICKED ($-124,140), THE LION KING ($-120,223), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-108,754), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-73,345)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||$508.91|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$189.66|
|THE LION KING||$160.64|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$158.33|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||112.05%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||103.32%|
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||101.17%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.7%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.9%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.5%|
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
HEAD OVER HEELS (40.8%), SUMMER (62.2%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (64.3%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (67.9%), KINKY BOOTS (69.5%)
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY (-948), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-664), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-521), THE BAND'S VISIT (-370), WICKED (-281)
That's all for this week... Note: All data presented for informational purposes only. BroadwayWorld.com makes no guarantees as to the accuracy of the data, or the matter in which it's presented. Source: The Broadway League..