WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/12

Mar. 12, 2018  

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 3/11/2018.

Of note, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS played only 7 performances last week. On Tuesday, March 6, the NICKELODEON UpFront presentation was hosted at Broadway's Palace Theatre with a special appearance by Yolanda Adams featuring the cast of SPONGEBOB.

This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 243,913 tickets sold and a total gross of $29,425,563. The average ticket price was $120.64.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 8.42%. Versus last year, attendance was up 7.82%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 11.81% vs. last week and up 23.52% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $120.64 is up $3.67 compared to last week and up $15.33 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,149,330
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,396,015
THE LION KING $1,774,590
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,654,008
WICKED $1,572,946


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($303,968), LOBBY HERO ($372,855), THE PARISIAN WOMAN ($467,853), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($478,594), THREE TALL WOMEN ($497,066)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $480,137
FROZEN $469,929
ANGELS IN AMERICA $363,509
WAITRESS $270,758
THREE TALL WOMEN $213,770


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE ($-53,252), THE LION KING ($-22,735), COME FROM AWAY ($16,725), A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL ($21,601), THE BAND'S VISIT ($24,780)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $505.49
HAMILTON $292.88
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $208.73
WAITRESS $152.92
COME FROM AWAY $135.55


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE ($63.12), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($69.59), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($69.71), THE PARISIAN WOMAN ($80.13), CHICAGO ($82.00)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 116.06%
WAITRESS 111.18%
HAMILTON 108.76%
THE LION KING 101.01%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 100.49%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (35.67%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (44.85%), THE PARISIAN WOMAN (45.11%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (49.37%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (49.7%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 103.2%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 100.7%
THE LION KING 100.0%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 100.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (63.9%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (71.0%), THE PARISIAN WOMAN (74.7%), KINKY BOOTS (75.6%), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (76.2%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

FROZEN 3190
ANGELS IN AMERICA 2896
THREE TALL WOMEN 2290
CAROUSEL 2278
SCHOOL OF ROCK 1736


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ALADDIN (-172), COME FROM AWAY (-152), THE BAND'S VISIT (-95), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (-94), DEAR EVAN HANSEN (-45)

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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