WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis


INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/13; New High for HADESTWON

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 5/12/2019.

Of note this week, HADESTOWN beat its previous record at the Walter Kerr - for the second week in a row.

This week, 38 shows played on Broadway, with 316,359 tickets sold and a total gross of $36,855,347. The average ticket price was $116.50.

This was up the number of shows as last week and up 2 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 6.48%. Versus last year, attendance was up 3.33%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 7.92% vs. last week and down -4.57% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $116.50 is up $1.55 compared to last week and down $-9.65 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,139,022
THE LION KING $2,042,084
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD $1,632,527
WICKED $1,588,434
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $1,575,933


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE ($280,004), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($307,770), HILLARY AND CLINTON ($395,738), BE MORE CHILL ($407,296), INK ($408,551)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE $210,635
TOOTSIE $152,719
THE CHER SHOW $62,111
ALL MY SONS $59,349
THE PROM $55,896


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-182,260), THE LION KING ($-179,310), ALADDIN ($-147,139), TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD ($-134,938), CHICAGO ($-96,733)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $291.92
THE LION KING $151.94
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $148.95
HADESTOWN $147.64
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD $140.30


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE ($50.24), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($55.53), KING KONG ($68.39), HILLARY AND CLINTON ($72.47), KING LEAR ($81.04)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 133.56%
HAMILTON 103.58%
AIN'T TOO PROUD 103.47%
HADESTOWN 100.28%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 95.73%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE (27.35%), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS (35.51%), KING KONG (42.25%), BE MORE CHILL (46.52%), HILLARY AND CLINTON (48.58%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.4%
HAMILTON 101.8%
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD 101.4%
COME FROM AWAY 101.4%
HADESTOWN 101.2%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
KING KONG (65.2%), BE MORE CHILL (66.5%), KING LEAR (67.7%), FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE (68.5%), THE FERRYMAN (71.8%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE 4599
TOOTSIE 691
WAITRESS 380
THE PROM 235
THE CHER SHOW 217


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-1566), CHICAGO (-652), BEETLEJUICE (-531), FROZEN (-499), WICKED (-429)

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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