INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/17; Broadway Bumps Up
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 7/16/2017.
This week, 30 shows played on Broadway, with 268,850 tickets sold and a total gross of $31,921,295. The average ticket price was $118.73.
This was the same number of shows as last week and the same number of shows vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 4.95%. Versus last year, attendance was up 4.32%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 9.76% vs. last week and up 17.68% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $118.73 is up $5.20 compared to last week and up $13.48 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,511,628|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$1,664,265|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
MARVIN'S ROOM ($227,422), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($381,420), 1984 ($382,755), INDECENT ($389,688), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($557,757)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||$266,706|
|THE LION KING||$248,912|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
GROUNDHOG DAY ($-97,247), MISS SAIGON ($-62,163), DEAR EVAN HANSEN ($-61,032), HAMILTON ($-41,061), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-38,086)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$208.84|
|THE LION KING||$164.58|
|COME FROM AWAY||$148.66|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||121.01%|
|COME FROM AWAY||102.0%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||101.7%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.3%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||2136|
|THE LION KING||1742|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
MISS SAIGON (-827), GROUNDHOG DAY (-464), CHICAGO (-263), WICKED (-165), 1984 (-32)
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..