WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/19; BE MORE CHILL Off to Record Start

Feb. 19, 2019  

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

HAMILTON $2,947,001
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $2,013,520
THE LION KING $1,966,141
WICKED $1,644,307
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD $1,609,189


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
CHOIR BOY ($363,508), TRUE WEST ($558,597), THE PROM ($581,462), CHICAGO ($625,682), THE BAND'S VISIT ($627,247)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

MEAN GIRLS $289,095
ALADDIN $230,563
THE LION KING $223,473
WICKED $199,224
ANASTASIA $177,545


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HAMILTON ($-161,316), THE CHER SHOW ($-69,842), THE FERRYMAN ($-49,594), FROZEN ($-38,444), WAITRESS ($-27,233)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $274.39
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $159.94
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $155.17
NETWORK $145.03
THE LION KING $144.94


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
CHOIR BOY ($76.40), THE PROM ($79.83), KING KONG ($81.28), THE BAND'S VISIT ($81.83), CHICAGO ($90.23)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 116.1%
NETWORK 109.13%
HAMILTON 107.14%
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO 101.26%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 98.41%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
KING KONG (49.86%), THE PROM (52.23%), CHOIR BOY (60.27%), THE BAND'S VISIT (60.78%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (61.54%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 103.3%
COME FROM AWAY 101.8%
HAMILTON 101.6%
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 101.4%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.3%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
KING KONG (70.5%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (70.8%), WAITRESS (77.9%), KINKY BOOTS (79.4%), CHICAGO (80.3%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

THE PROM 482
KINKY BOOTS 394
THE BAND'S VISIT 368
MEAN GIRLS 115
ANASTASIA 97


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..



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