INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/10
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 12/9/2018.
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL has broken the box office record for the fourth time for an 8- performance week at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre for the week ending December 9, 2018. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL's gross for the week was $1,266,873.
This week, 38 shows played on Broadway, with 314,249 tickets sold and a total gross of $40,089,570. The average ticket price was $127.57.
This was the same as the number of shows as last week and up 8 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 4.96%. Versus last year, attendance was up 29.57%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 6.04% vs. last week and up 33.71% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $127.57 is up $1.31 compared to last week and up $3.95 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||$2,415,700|
|THE LION KING||$2,329,610|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$2,035,259|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HEAD OVER HEELS ($208,970), TORCH SONG ($230,878), THE NEW ONE ($259,722), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($310,882), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($413,735)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||$486,380|
|THE ILLUSIONISTS - MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS||$143,860|
|THE LION KING||$130,992|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
NETWORK ($-137,348), TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD ($-8,802), THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT ($-1,508), HAMILTON ($-1,193), CHICAGO ($-576)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||$509.64|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$187.37|
|THE LION KING||$173.09|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$156.85|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||110.69%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||104.31%|
|COME FROM AWAY||103.77%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.6%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.7%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.5%|
|THE ILLUSIONISTS - MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS||1228|
|SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY||948|
|HEAD OVER HEELS||941|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE NEW ONE (-121), CHICAGO (-113), THE LION KING (-108), ALADDIN (-87), AMERICAN SON (-58)
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..