INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/16


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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 10/15/2017.


This week, 28 shows played on Broadway, with 241,568 tickets sold and a total gross of $29,928,496. The average ticket price was $123.89.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and down 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 3.08%. Versus last year, attendance was down -0.60%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -1.03% vs. last week and up 17.97% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $123.89 is down $-5.15 compared to last week and up $19.51 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,930,747
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,371,088
THE LION KING $2,079,369
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $1,924,818
WICKED $1,767,617


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($294,510), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($296,116), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($370,382), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($397,689), M. BUTTERFLY ($521,366)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

THE BAND'S VISIT $634,235
M. BUTTERFLY $321,739
JUNK $292,055
CATS $25,304
HELLO, DOLLY! $24,253


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($-407,290), THE LION KING ($-198,089), WICKED ($-101,846), ALADDIN ($-87,699), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-76,384)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $409.97
HAMILTON $272.55
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $208.60
HELLO, DOLLY! $202.61
COME FROM AWAY $156.84


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($47.80), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($54.70), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($70.09), JUNK ($75.19), WAR PAINT ($78.67)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 129.56%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.06%
HAMILTON 111.61%
COME FROM AWAY 105.97%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 104.93%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (38.05%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (46.58%), WAR PAINT (47.6%), PRINCE OF BROADWAY (50.24%), MISS SAIGON (51.66%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.9%
HAMILTON 101.8%
COME FROM AWAY 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.6%
HELLO, DOLLY! 101.2%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (68.0%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (76.8%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (78.0%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (78.1%), WAR PAINT (81.6%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

THE BAND'S VISIT 6286
M. BUTTERFLY 4124
JUNK 4025
CATS 728
ANASTASIA 368


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (-350), WAR PAINT (-306), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-250), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (-170), KINKY BOOTS (-145)

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..

Posted on October 16, 2017 - by


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