Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/18; SIX Sells Out & Byrne Ends with a Bang
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 2/16/2020.
The new musical SIX has grossed $666,019 in ticket sales during the first week of previews (five performances). SIX sold out it's first week on Broadway playing to 101.2% capacity and 100.3% of gross potential, with an average ticket price of $128.20.
Along with announcing a return to Broadway on Sunday night, February 16, David Byrne's American Utopia also set a house record at the Hudson Theatre in the final week grossing $1,431,543 (for 7 performances).
This week, 27 shows played on Broadway, with 250,646 tickets sold and a total gross of $31,152,553. The average ticket price was $124.29.
This was up the number of shows as last week and down 2 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 4.56%. Versus last year, attendance was down -0.73%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 15.50% vs. last week and up 2.10% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $124.29 is up $11.77 compared to last week and up $3.45 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$1,673,492|
|TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL||$1,605,793|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,560,764|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
GRAND HORIZONS ($270,422), THE INHERITANCE ($345,984), A SOLDIER'S PLAY ($447,424), MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON ($578,870), GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY ($619,274)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY||$303,058|
|THE LION KING||$254,286|
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||$237,797|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HAMILTON ($-138,636), WEST SIDE STORY ($2,773), AMERICAN UTOPIA ($15,200), MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON ($34,395), THE INHERITANCE ($37,269)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL||$144.24|
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
GRAND HORIZONS ($66.07), THE INHERITANCE ($79.14), A SOLDIER'S PLAY ($84.05), FROZEN ($88.80), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO ($89.08)
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||105.2%|
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE INHERITANCE (30.41%), GRAND HORIZONS (47.34%), GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY (62.62%), A SOLDIER'S PLAY (68.28%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (70.79%)
Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
|COME FROM AWAY||101.6%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||100.8%|
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE INHERITANCE (52.1%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (82.3%), GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY (83.7%), GRAND HORIZONS (87.5%), CHICAGO (88.1%)
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
|GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY||3812|
|TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL||577|
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||531|
|AIN'T TOO PROUD||518|
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..
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
WICKED (-1241), FROZEN (-473), BEETLEJUICE (-54), HAMILTON (-15),