Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/29
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 4/28/2019.
Note that the $808,048.50 gross reported for KING KONG for the week ending 4/28 was for just 7 performances. The show had to cancel the Saturday matinee on 4/27 due to a mechanical issue.
This week, 36 shows played on Broadway, with 316,868 tickets sold and a total gross of $38,151,116. The average ticket price was $120.40.
This was the same as the number of shows as last week and up 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -3.45%. Versus last year, attendance was up 3.75%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -5.14% vs. last week and up 7.97% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $120.40 is down $-2.15 compared to last week and up $4.71 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,451,371|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,756,185|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$1,716,124|
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|THE CHER SHOW||$206,838|
|HILLARY AND CLINTON||$152,528|
|PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL||$143,089|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING ($-698,303), WICKED ($-632,012), ALADDIN ($-371,782), FROZEN ($-316,514), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO ($-304,966)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|THE LION KING||$180.66|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$170.61|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$150.60|
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||126.7%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||110.41%|
Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.5%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.9%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.6%|
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
|THE CHER SHOW||928|
|PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL||773|