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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/31

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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 5/29/2022.

Of note this week, ALADDIN cancelled 3 performances (5/25-5/27), MR. SATURDAY NIGHT cancelled both performances on Sat. 5/28. There was no performance on 5/29 (start of planned hiatus through 6/6) and BIRTHDAY CANDLES, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, and THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH closed 5/29.
This week, 35 shows played on Broadway, with 254,692 tickets sold and a total gross of $33,093,845. The average ticket price was $129.94.

This was the same as the number of shows as last week. Compared to last week, attendance was down -1.11%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -0.59% vs. last week. This week's average ticket price of $129.94 is up $0.68 compared to last week.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

THE MUSIC MAN $3,287,294
HAMILTON $2,322,989
THE LION KING $2,000,284
WICKED $1,780,207
PLAZA SUITE $1,644,056


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF ($226,307), PARADISE SQUARE ($261,256), BIRTHDAY CANDLES ($270,637), HANGMEN ($287,451), THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH ($289,682)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD $254,021
THE LION KING $228,927
WICKED $208,155
BEETLEJUICE $164,598
HADESTOWN $130,595


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
MR. SATURDAY NIGHT ($-422,442), ALADDIN ($-239,200), MACBETH ($-237,121), THE MUSIC MAN ($-200,561), FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF ($-112,871)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

THE MUSIC MAN $268.55
HAMILTON $222.66
PLAZA SUITE $212.74
MACBETH $161.12
HADESTOWN $158.78


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH ($51.49), PARADISE SQUARE ($54.43), FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF ($70.06), BIRTHDAY CANDLES ($70.55), POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM AL ($74.17)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

HADESTOWN 100.4%
THE MUSIC MAN 100.3%
THE LION KING 99.3%
PLAZA SUITE 99.1%
SIX 98.6%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
HANGMEN (46.2%), POTUS: OR, BEHIND EVERY GREAT DUMBASS ARE SEVEN WOMEN TRYING TO KEEP HIM AL (51.8%), FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF (52.2%), GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY (57.8%), PARADISE SQUARE (61.1%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH 2858
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD 1159
BEETLEJUICE 1056
WICKED 908
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 850


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ALADDIN (-4633), MR. SATURDAY NIGHT (-2782), FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF (-1213), MACBETH (-1205), TINA - THE Tina Turner MUSICAL (-691)

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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