WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/9

Oct. 9, 2018  

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 10/7/2018.


This week, 32 shows played on Broadway, with 249,245 tickets sold and a total gross of $33,381,111. The average ticket price was $133.93.

Note - Mean Girls celebrated "Mean Girls Day" this past Wednesday, October 3rd with a special free fan performance for lottery winners. The week ending October 7 saw Mean Girls grossing $1,341,523.00 over seven paid performances and one comped performance.

This was up the number of shows as last week and up 8 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 6.79%. Versus last year, attendance was up 25.57%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 13.07% vs. last week and up 43.84% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $133.93 is up $7.44 compared to last week and up $17.01 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,227,193
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,410,528
THE LION KING $2,277,162
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $2,101,243
WICKED $1,773,676


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HEAD OVER HEELS ($227,084), THE NAP ($228,087), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($298,898), THE WAVERLY GALLERY ($361,162), BERNHARDT/HAMLET ($365,371)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $482,908
WICKED $438,452
THE LION KING $286,919
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $180,695
SCHOOL OF ROCK $173,823


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SUMMER ($-88,094), ANASTASIA ($-60,014), HEAD OVER HEELS ($-23,165), HAMILTON ($-19,638), FROZEN ($31,829)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $508.55
HAMILTON $299.98
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $188.24
THE LION KING $167.78
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $161.93


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE NAP ($60.18), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($60.76), HEAD OVER HEELS ($70.54), THE WAVERLY GALLERY ($70.79), BERNHARDT/HAMLET ($80.20)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HAMILTON 111.45%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 111.33%
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO 105.67%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 103.83%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 101.1%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
HEAD OVER HEELS (25.7%), THE NAP (35.28%), SUMMER (39.63%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (44.11%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (51.63%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 104.1%
COME FROM AWAY 102.0%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.6%
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO 100.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
HEAD OVER HEELS (41.8%), SUMMER (51.7%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (68.6%), KINKY BOOTS (71.8%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (72.0%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

WICKED 2166
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 985
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 948
THE WAVERLY GALLERY 894
SCHOOL OF ROCK 710


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ANASTASIA (-1458), SUMMER (-735), THE NAP (-693), HEAD OVER HEELS (-379), PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (-282)

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..



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