INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/11


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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 9/10/2017.


This week, 27 shows played on Broadway, with 220,403 tickets sold and a total gross of $23,606,593. The average ticket price was $107.11.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and up 4 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -7.34%. Versus last year, attendance was up 9.21%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -15.39% vs. last week and up 17.13% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $107.11 is down $-10.18 compared to last week and up $7.24 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,953,869
THE LION KING $1,765,446
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,678,428
WICKED $1,420,778
ALADDIN $1,285,165


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($258,968), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($291,912), 1984 ($292,803), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($307,599), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($379,904)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

CATS $64,811
A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL $49,600
PRINCE OF BROADWAY $23,128
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 $5,344
1984 $1,734


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HELLO, DOLLY! ($-1,359,528), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-322,822), WICKED ($-253,892), THE LION KING ($-234,350), ALADDIN ($-207,957)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $274.70
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $210.46
COME FROM AWAY $148.93
THE BOOK OF MORMON $134.21
THE LION KING $130.55


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($55.78), 1984 ($65.98), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($67.25), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($71.62), WAR PAINT ($72.21)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.84%
HAMILTON 112.49%
COME FROM AWAY 100.73%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 97.32%
ALADDIN 88.19%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 (36.61%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (37.51%), 1984 (37.79%), WAR PAINT (40.38%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (42.67%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 101.9%
HAMILTON 101.8%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.4%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.3%
THE LION KING 99.7%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
1984 (57.2%), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 (58.3%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (61.5%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (64.9%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (66.9%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

CATS 1154
WICKED 355
MISS SAIGON 218
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER 94
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY 47


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SCHOOL OF ROCK (-2566), HELLO, DOLLY! (-1263), GROUNDHOG DAY (-1214), WAR PAINT (-1130), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (-945)

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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