WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 8/6

Aug. 6, 2018  

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 8/5/2018.


This week, 31 shows played on Broadway, with 284,545 tickets sold and a total gross of $36,391,385. The average ticket price was $127.89.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -3.77%. Versus last year, attendance was up 6.84%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -8.18% vs. last week and up 14.06% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $127.89 is down $-6.15 compared to last week and up $8.09 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,150,942
THE LION KING $2,476,144
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $2,267,293
FROZEN $2,068,943
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,051,393


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER ($249,725), HEAD OVER HEELS ($297,421), STRAIGHT WHITE MEN ($354,341), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($375,052), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($523,594)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL $61,773
STRAIGHT WHITE MEN $21,419
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $13,953
THE BOYS IN THE BAND $13,416
COME FROM AWAY $10,192


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE LION KING ($-308,067), WICKED ($-277,742), SUMMER ($-118,687), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-81,814), THE BAND'S VISIT ($-81,526)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $292.95
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $205.28
THE LION KING $182.43
HELLO, DOLLY! $177.90
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $174.73


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER ($37.33), HEAD OVER HEELS ($52.74), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($65.19), CAROUSEL ($76.30), STRAIGHT WHITE MEN ($80.68)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 115.14%
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO 114.02%
HAMILTON 108.82%
MEAN GIRLS 108.4%
WICKED 107.95%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER (32.08%), HEAD OVER HEELS (33.66%), CAROUSEL (41.64%), SUMMER (46.68%), KINKY BOOTS (52.96%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 103.8%
THE BOYS IN THE BAND 102.6%
COME FROM AWAY 102.0%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.5%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
SUMMER (59.8%), KINKY BOOTS (68.0%), HEAD OVER HEELS (73.2%), CAROUSEL (77.5%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (84.2%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

CAROUSEL 475
A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL 203
HELLO, DOLLY! 200
GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER 112
PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL 40


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
WICKED (-1959), THE LION KING (-1690), SUMMER (-1044), HEAD OVER HEELS (-1028), KINKY BOOTS (-838)

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..



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