Industry Insight Weekly Grosses Analysis
INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/5
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 8/4/2019.
Moulin Rouge! The Musical has set a new weekly box office record for an 8-performance week at the Al Hirschfeld Hirschfeld Theatre, with total gross box office receipts of $1,987,914 for the week.
This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 270,067 tickets sold and a total gross of $33,730,889. The average ticket price was $124.90.
This was less than the number of shows as last week and down 2 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -1.13%. Versus last year, attendance was down -5.09%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -0.28% vs. last week and down -7.31% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $124.90 is up $1.07 compared to last week and down $-3.00 compared to last year.
Top 5 by This Week Gross
|THE LION KING||$2,488,843|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$1,916,033|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
BEAUTIFUL ($503,111), WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME ($508,597), OKLAHOMA! ($523,712), BE MORE CHILL ($544,745), WAITRESS ($592,445)
Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
|SEA WALL/A LIFE||$474,112|
Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING ($-282,104), WICKED ($-237,572), TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD ($-84,505), AIN'T TOO PROUD ($-44,226), OKLAHOMA! ($-36,216)
Top 5 by Average Ticket Price
|THE LION KING||$188.82|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||$164.38|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||125.26%|
|THE BOOK OF MORMON||101.6%|
|COME FROM AWAY||101.6%|
|DEAR EVAN HANSEN||101.6%|
|TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD||101.5%|
|SEA WALL/A LIFE||5630|
Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
WICKED (-1957), THE LION KING (-1579), PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (-472), THE CHER SHOW (-454), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-281)
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..