INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/3
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 12/2/2018.
This week, 38 shows played on Broadway, with 299,411 tickets sold and a total gross of $37,805,785. The average ticket price was $126.27.
This was up the number of shows as last week and up 7 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 0.06%. Versus last year, attendance was up 13.01%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -12.17% vs. last week and down -3.26% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $126.27 is down $-17.58 compared to last week and down $-21.23 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,198,618|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$2,024,213|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HEAD OVER HEELS ($160,863), TORCH SONG ($220,459), THE NEW ONE ($247,549), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($283,366), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($361,135)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL||$100,498|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$75,994|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HAMILTON ($-861,130), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-622,687), WICKED ($-603,097), THE LION KING ($-577,610), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-550,986)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$183.45|
|THE LION KING||$162.06|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$156.00|
|MY FAIR LADY||$146.01|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||103.64%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||101.8%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||102.9%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.6%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||100.6%|
|THE ILLUSIONISTS - MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS||2646|
|THE CHER SHOW||2148|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||1440|
|PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL||998|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SCHOOL OF ROCK (-4130), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-2096), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (-1293), TORCH SONG (-1280), CHICAGO (-1035)
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..