INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 9/18


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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 9/17/2017.


This week, 28 shows played on Broadway, with 238,136 tickets sold and a total gross of $26,613,188. The average ticket price was $111.76.

This was up the number of shows as last week and up 4 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 8.05%. Versus last year, attendance was up 7.50%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 12.74% vs. last week and up 20.02% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $111.76 is up $4.65 compared to last week and up $11.66 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,932,511
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,322,114
THE LION KING $1,791,715
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,664,830
WICKED $1,492,477


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($303,106), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($308,614), 1984 ($313,797), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($335,893), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($387,395)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

HELLO, DOLLY! $1,408,402
BANDSTAND $217,724
GROUNDHOG DAY $204,106
KINKY BOOTS $127,111
WAR PAINT $106,713


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ($-25,099), HAMILTON ($-21,358), DEAR EVAN HANSEN ($-13,598), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($7,491), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($16,702)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $272.72
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $209.20
HELLO, DOLLY! $199.19
COME FROM AWAY $152.19
THE BOOK OF MORMON $136.36


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($53.32), 1984 ($63.78), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($66.72), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 ($75.14), MISS SAIGON ($75.48)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 126.89%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 120.85%
HAMILTON 111.68%
COME FROM AWAY 102.94%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 99.44%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (39.66%), 1984 (40.5%), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 (42.85%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (46.85%), WAR PAINT (48.84%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.0%
COME FROM AWAY 101.9%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.1%
BANDSTAND 101.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
1984 (63.4%), A DOLL'S HOUSE, PART 2 (65.1%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (70.7%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (71.8%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (73.7%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

BANDSTAND 1835
GROUNDHOG DAY 1338
MISS SAIGON 1304
HELLO, DOLLY! 1285
SCHOOL OF ROCK 1117


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE LION KING (-34), DEAR EVAN HANSEN (-17),

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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