INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/19; BE MORE CHILL Off to Record Start
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 2/17/2019.
In its first week on Broadway, Be More Chill has set a new record at The Lyceum Theatre. With a gross of$738,383.50, Be More Chill breaks the house record for a seven-performance week. The previous record was held by the 2008 production of Macbeth starring Patrick Stewart, which grossed $584,033.
This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 252,489 tickets sold and a total gross of $30,511,551. The average ticket price was $120.84.
This was up the number of shows as last week and up 4 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 1.11%. Versus last year, attendance was up 18.14%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 10.30% vs. last week and up 15.86% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $120.84 is up $10.07 compared to last week and down $-2.38 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$2,013,520|
|THE LION KING||$1,966,141|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,609,189|
|THE LION KING||$223,473|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$159.94|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$155.17|
|THE LION KING||$144.94|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||116.1%|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||101.26%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||98.41%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.3%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.8%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.4%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.3%|
|THE BAND'S VISIT||368|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-1367), THE CHER SHOW (-1316), WAITRESS (-1166), FROZEN (-1161), KING KONG (-962)
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..