INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/21
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 8/20/2017.
This week, 30 shows played on Broadway, with 247,074 tickets sold and a total gross of $28,674,788. The average ticket price was $116.06.
This was the same as the number of shows as last week and up 4 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -5.14%. Versus last year, attendance was up 10.96%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -5.40% vs. last week and up 24.62% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $116.06 is down $-0.32 compared to last week and up $12.72 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,147,648|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$1,715,019|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($192,023), MARVIN'S ROOM ($193,030), 1984 ($281,481), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($303,965), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($322,086)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|ON YOUR FEET!||$152,966|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$52,329|
|THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER||$3,061|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
WICKED ($-273,756), ALADDIN ($-142,542), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-134,732), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ($-134,165), WAITRESS ($-98,096)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||$215.10|
|THE LION KING||$158.29|
|COME FROM AWAY||$149.71|
Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
MARVIN'S ROOM ($49.75), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($53.15), 1984 ($60.02), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($64.85), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($65.52)
Top 5 by Gross % of Potential
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||124.49%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||101.31%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.04%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||102.1%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.7%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.3%|
|ON YOUR FEET!||257|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||47|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
WICKED (-2189), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-1233), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 (-1159), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (-1053), WAITRESS (-937)
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..