WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 6/4; ONCE & SALESMAN Have Record Weeks

Jun. 4, 2012  

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights!

ONCE, the 11 time Tony nominated musical just had its best box office week yet at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, grossing $827,501for the week ending June 3, 2012. The production has more award nominations than any other show this season and last night won 4 Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical.

Arthur Miller’s DEATH OF A SALESMAN broke the house record of the Barrymore Theatre for the eighth time in its final triumphant week of performances on Broadway. The production grossed an astonishing $1,066,582.41 with only seven performances for the week ending June 3, 2012. The limited engagement played its final performance on Saturday, June 2.

Read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses, 6/3/2012.


Top 5 by This Week Gross
WICKED $1,802,133
THE LION KING $1,781,682
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,604,455
EVITA $1,360,168
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,242,960
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
GODSPELL ($168,049), DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER ($189,832), THE LYONS ($207,654), OTHER DESERT CITIES ($260,834), THE COLUMNIST ($277,403)

Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
DEATH OF A SALESMAN $52,169
HARVEY $21,376
DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER $17,175
ONCE $7,178
NEWSIES $-1,847
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK ($-263,732), EVITA ($-206,912), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT ($-159,777), MARY POPPINS ($-154,252), Gore Vidal'S THE BEST MAN ($-135,236)

Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE BOOK OF MORMON $183.32
DEATH OF A SALESMAN $147.44
THE LION KING $132.76
WICKED $126.39
EVITA $122.88
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER ($51.28), THE LYONS ($54.85), GODSPELL ($55.44), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE ($61.15), THE COLUMNIST ($64.42)

Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE BOOK OF MORMON 128.93%
DEATH OF A SALESMAN 114.77%
WICKED 107.2%
THE LION KING 105.41%
NEWSIES 90.59%
Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
GODSPELL (21.99%), THE LYONS (23.61%), DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER (29.11%), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (29.5%), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (34.11%)

Top 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
NEWSIES 101.1%
THE LION KING 100.0%
DEATH OF A SALESMAN 99.8%
WICKED 98.5%
Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE LYONS (43.9%), JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (51.1%), GODSPELL (51.5%), PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT (51.5%), A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (52.4%)



Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
HARVEY 68
ONCE 33
DEATH OF A SALESMAN 23
ANYTHING GOES 8
THE LION KING 1
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
MARY POPPINS (-2270), SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK (-2037), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (-1623), SISTER ACT (-1563), GHOST (-1516)

That's all for this week... Other statistics that you'd like to see? Let us know!



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