INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/7
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 1/6/2019.
This week, 36 shows played on Broadway, with 300,562 tickets sold and a total gross of $37,530,273. The average ticket price was $124.87.
This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 7 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -20.68%. Versus last year, attendance was up 17.78%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -35.08% vs. last week and up 16.53% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $124.87 is down $-27.70 compared to last week and down $-1.34 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,468,269|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$2,251,788|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
CHOIR BOY ($239,474), TORCH SONG ($276,173), HEAD OVER HEELS ($342,866), THE WAVERLY GALLERY ($345,186), THE NEW ONE ($353,462)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|ONCE ON THIS ISLAND||$-30,574|
|HEAD OVER HEELS||$-40,334|
|THE LION KING||$183.95|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$181.95|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$173.53|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||114.37%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||113.24%|
|ONCE ON THIS ISLAND||103.8%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.8%|
|COME FROM AWAY||102.1%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.6%|
|THE CHER SHOW||350|
|ONCE ON THIS ISLAND||36|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
KING KONG (-6878), KINKY BOOTS (-3516), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-3426), WAITRESS (-3017), THE BAND'S VISIT (-2982)
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..