WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis


INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/21

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 5/20/2018.


This week, 35 shows played on Broadway, with 311,582 tickets sold and a total gross of $38,813,251. The average ticket price was $124.57.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and down 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 1.77%. Versus last year, attendance was up 2.73%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 0.50% vs. last week and up 12.49% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $124.57 is down $-1.58 compared to last week and up $10.80 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,120,832
THE LION KING $2,141,255
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $1,993,068
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $1,931,445
WICKED $1,749,587


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
SAINT JOAN ($227,974), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($337,481), CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD ($411,261), TRAVESTIES ($418,868), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($513,582)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

THE LION KING $306,677
HAMILTON $304,226
WICKED $207,596
THE BOYS IN THE BAND $158,112
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $89,818


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($-479,588), HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO ($-131,975), MY FAIR LADY ($-114,272), CAROUSEL ($-61,732), COME FROM AWAY ($-35,408)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $509.35
HAMILTON $290.20
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $214.78
THE BOYS IN THE BAND $166.09
THE LION KING $157.98


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD ($57.75), SAINT JOAN ($58.97), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($65.30), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($65.96), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($82.61)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 120.46%
THE BOYS IN THE BAND 108.21%
HAMILTON 107.78%
THE LION KING 106.94%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.39%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
SAINT JOAN (31.17%), ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (39.23%), CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD (41.39%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (49.8%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (51.84%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 103.4%
COME FROM AWAY 102.0%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.5%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 101.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE (57.0%), SAINT JOAN (74.7%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (75.6%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (75.7%), KINKY BOOTS (76.0%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

THE LION KING 1678
WICKED 1591
KINKY BOOTS 1003
THE BOYS IN THE BAND 805
A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL 701


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY (-948), SAINT JOAN (-279), ANASTASIA (-117), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-114), ANGELS IN AMERICA (-21)

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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