Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/20
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 5/19/2019.
For the second week in a row HADESTOWN beat its previous best week ever grossing $1,127,838.
This week, 37 shows played on Broadway, with 310,574 tickets sold and a total gross of $35,092,350. The average ticket price was $112.99.
This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 2 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -1.83%. Versus last year, attendance was down -0.32%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -4.78% vs. last week and down -9.59% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $112.99 is down $-3.51 compared to last week and down $-11.58 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,108,608|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,610,208|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$1,532,767|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($264,914), FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE ($302,408), HILLARY AND CLINTON ($332,785), INK ($426,755), KING LEAR ($427,075)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||$111,921|
|THE LION KING||$156.31|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$151.03|
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS ($49.98), FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE ($53.17), HILLARY AND CLINTON ($64.29), KING KONG ($70.48), BE MORE CHILL ($72.45)
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||133.05%|
|AIN'T TOO PROUD||101.32%|
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE (25.95%), GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS (30.57%), KING KONG (40.91%), HILLARY AND CLINTON (46.67%), KING LEAR (47.32%)
Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||103.1%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.5%|
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE (61.1%), KING KONG (61.2%), KING LEAR (63.8%), THE FERRYMAN (71.5%), HILLARY AND CLINTON (82.2%)
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
|BE MORE CHILL||1219|
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||1072|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
BURN THIS (-1731), KING KONG (-547), KING LEAR (-328), HILLARY AND CLINTON (-285), TOOTSIE (-248)
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..