INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/22
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 1/20/2019.
WAITRESS jumped up $53,000 this past week (ending January 20) to celebrate a return to the Million Dollar Club with a total gross of $1.026,100.40. Currently occupying the diner as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter, are the show's composer/lyricist Sara Bareilles and her Tony Award-winning friend Gavin Creel.
This week, 31 shows played on Broadway, with 267,598 tickets sold and a total gross of $31,699,190. The average ticket price was $118.46.
This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 4 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -2.47%. Versus last year, attendance was up 23.31%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -0.75% vs. last week and up 14.50% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $118.46 is up $2.06 compared to last week and down $-9.12 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$2,063,774|
|THE LION KING||$1,794,617|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,541,089|
|SCHOOL OF ROCK||$173,776|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$163.81|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$159.05|
|THE LION KING||$135.02|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||111.18%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||103.79%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.5%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.8%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.6%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.5%|
|SCHOOL OF ROCK||890|
|THE NEW ONE||337|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
FROZEN (-960), CHOIR BOY (-569), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-562), ALADDIN (-361), KING KONG (-218)
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..