Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/7
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 10/6/2019.
Burning up the house! David Byrne's American Utopia started previews this past week at the Hudson Theatre on Broadway with close to sold-out status and gross sales of $395,604 on three performances.
This week, 33 shows played on Broadway, with 261,793 tickets sold and a total gross of $30,098,714. The average ticket price was $114.97.
This was the same as the number of shows as last week and up 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 0.50%. Versus last year, attendance was up 5.03%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 0.68% vs. last week and down -9.83% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $114.97 is up $0.21 compared to last week and down $-18.96 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$2,130,636|
|THE LION KING||$1,949,218|
|AIN'T TOO PROUD||$1,498,491|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
LINDA VISTA ($166,400), THE LIGHTNING THIEF ($219,484), THE INHERITANCE ($271,488), Derren Brown: SECRET ($303,288), THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM ($326,052)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$115,515|
|THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM||$85,192|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO ($-106,279), WICKED ($-68,324), SLAVE PLAY ($-62,903), COME FROM AWAY ($-37,033), THE GREAT SOCIETY ($-28,704)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$182.81|
|THE LION KING||$146.60|
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
LINDA VISTA ($44.65), THE LIGHTNING THIEF ($53.49), SLAVE PLAY ($58.90), Derren Brown: SECRET ($60.93), THE INHERITANCE ($66.89)
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||123.62%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||100.57%|
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE LIGHTNING THIEF (25.64%), LINDA VISTA (28.46%), THE GREAT SOCIETY (32.22%), Derren Brown: SECRET (38.33%), THE INHERITANCE (38.35%)
Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.5%|
|COME FROM AWAY||100.9%|
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE LIGHTNING THIEF (47.8%), THE SOUND INSIDE (66.8%), THE GREAT SOCIETY (66.9%), TOOTSIE (69.2%), Derren Brown: SECRET (70%)
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
|FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME||712|
|Derren Brown: SECRET||657|
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||637|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
WICKED (-553), THE GREAT SOCIETY (-537), THE LIGHTNING THIEF (-523), THE LION KING (-175), THE BOOK OF MORMON (-151)
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..