WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/19

Mar. 19, 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 3/18/2018.

This week, 30 shows played on Broadway, with 265,949 tickets sold and a total gross of $31,951,373. The average ticket price was $120.14.

The new musical Mean Girls saw a final weekly gross gross of $1,320,145.85 in its first week on Broadway, over seven completely sold-out performances. Produced by Lorne Michaels, Stuart Thompson, Sonia Friedman, and Paramount Pictures, Mean Girls is now in previews ahead of its Sunday, April 8th opening night at the August Wilson Theatre.

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 9.03%. Versus last year, attendance was up 4.10%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 8.58% vs. last week and up 15.45% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $120.14 is down $-0.50 compared to last week and up $11.81 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,151,020
THE LION KING $2,025,434
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $1,924,820
WICKED $1,877,627
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,715,205


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($361,549), LOBBY HERO ($388,180), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($516,400), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE ($565,285), THREE TALL WOMEN ($622,411)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross


WICKED $304,681
THE LION KING $250,844
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $249,656
CAROUSEL $210,216
ALADDIN $180,452


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($-471,195), WAITRESS ($-357,226), ANGELS IN AMERICA ($-199,892), FROZEN ($-97,223), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE ($-60,032)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $507.60
HAMILTON $292.93
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $214.51
THE LION KING $149.27
COME FROM AWAY $138.28


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE ($55.28), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($62.38), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($67.17), A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL ($83.94), BEAUTIFUL ($84.73)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 120.35%
HAMILTON 108.82%
WICKED 105.49%
THE LION KING 101.17%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 100.91%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (32.25%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (49.63%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (53.35%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (58.3%), BEAUTIFUL (58.85%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 103.5%
COME FROM AWAY 102.1%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.6%
ANASTASIA 100.4%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
SCHOOL OF ROCK (77.7%), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (78.6%), KINKY BOOTS (81.4%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (81.4%), FARINELLI AND THE KING (83.6%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

CAROUSEL 2256
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 1815
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 1586
HELLO, DOLLY! 1529
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG 1428


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ANGELS IN AMERICA (-1518), SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY (-948), THE LION KING (-2),

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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