INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/28
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 1/27/2019.
This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 259,574 tickets sold and a total gross of $29,982,380. The average ticket price was $115.51.
This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 3 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -3.00%. Versus last year, attendance was up 17.06%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -5.42% vs. last week and up 8.94% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $115.51 is down $-2.95 compared to last week and down $-8.61 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$1,957,299|
|THE LION KING||$1,850,189|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,501,590|
|THE WAVERLY GALLERY||$90,488|
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||$75,099|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
MEAN GIRLS ($-148,608), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO ($-106,475), THE BOOK OF MORMON ($-86,084), COME FROM AWAY ($-83,636), ANASTASIA ($-78,793)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$159.34|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$150.84|
|THE LION KING||$138.19|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||108.33%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||98.43%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||102.5%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.6%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.5%|
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
KING KONG (74.9%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (74.9%), KINKY BOOTS (75.2%), THE PROM (78.8%), PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (81.9%)
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||1790|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PROM (-582), THE FERRYMAN (-220), THE BAND'S VISIT (-172), MEAN GIRLS (-94), THE BOOK OF MORMON (-79)
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..