Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 5/6
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 5/5/2019.
Of note this week, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune began previews with a heavily comped first performances to celebrate Terrence McNally's 25th Broadway production, and director Arin Arbus' Broadway debut.
This week, 36 shows played on Broadway, with 297,097 tickets sold and a total gross of $34,151,624. The average ticket price was $114.95.
This was the same as the number of shows as last week and the same vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -6.24%. Versus last year, attendance was up 0.84%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -10.48% vs. last week and down -7.68% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $114.95 is down $-5.45 compared to last week and down $-10.61 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,221,394|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,767,464|
|HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO||$1,602,693|
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME||$17,584|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$11,279|
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|THE LION KING||$164.05|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$153.23|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$151.92|
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||127.52%|
|AIN'T TOO PROUD||100.1%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||97.91%|
Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||102.7%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.3%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.2%|
Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
|THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA||1095|
|WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME||100|
|GARY: A SEQUEL TO TITUS ANDRONICUS||79|