INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 3/25
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 3/24/2019.
Of note, for the third week in a row, the grosses at KING KONG increased. The week ending March 24, the show was up $60,675. for a gross of $802,074.
Also, HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD grossed an impressive $1,365,612.50 for the week ending March 24, 2019 - playing only six performances in order to accommodate rehearsals for the new cast who had their first performance on March 20.
This week, 35 shows played on Broadway, with 298,672 tickets sold and a total gross of $34,204,242. The average ticket price was $114.52.
This was up the number of shows as last week and up 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 3.51%. Versus last year, attendance was up 1.98%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 3.82% vs. last week and down -3.42% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $114.52 is up $0.35 compared to last week and down $-6.40 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,128,040|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,507,685|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME ($387,553), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($392,644), HILLARY AND CLINTON ($404,880), KING LEAR ($541,762), THE FERRYMAN ($564,472)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|HILLARY AND CLINTON||$217,516|
|AIN'T TOO PROUD||$152,437|
|WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME||$144,195|
|THE LION KING||$104,013|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO ($-583,246), HAMILTON ($-246,989), BE MORE CHILL ($-51,605), NETWORK ($-33,031), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($-19,296)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$174.61|
|THE LION KING||$156.84|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$140.32|
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
KING KONG ($74.22), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($76.32), HILLARY AND CLINTON ($78.40), THE PROM ($82.29), THE BAND'S VISIT ($83.06)
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||123.34%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||103.04%|
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS (50.98%), KING KONG (51.32%), THE PROM (52.02%), MY FAIR LADY (55.21%), PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (56.17%)
Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||104%|
|COME FROM AWAY||102.1%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.5%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.4%|
|HILLARY AND CLINTON||2903|
|WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME||1688|
|AIN'T TOO PROUD||1568|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO (-3244), THE FERRYMAN (-1030), THE BAND'S VISIT (-174), KING LEAR (-168), KISS ME, KATE (-161)
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..