INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/23


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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 10/22/2017.


This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 244,003 tickets sold and a total gross of $30,630,792. The average ticket price was $125.53.

This was up the number of shows as last week and down 2 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 1.01%. Versus last year, attendance was down -5.88%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 2.35% vs. last week and up 11.62% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $125.53 is up $1.64 compared to last week and up $19.68 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,917,295
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,403,482
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,376,370
THE LION KING $2,038,474
WICKED $1,695,922


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($356,265), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($365,070), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($367,634), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($414,903), JUNK ($558,252)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $451,552
M. BUTTERFLY $118,731
THE BAND'S VISIT $103,249
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER $71,518
TIME AND THE CONWAYS $61,755


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ($-91,577), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-82,464), WICKED ($-71,695), ALADDIN ($-64,574), CHICAGO ($-55,144)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $502.40
HAMILTON $271.20
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $208.69
HELLO, DOLLY! $208.40
COME FROM AWAY $153.96


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($58.80), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($72.89), JUNK ($73.63), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($73.72), MISS SAIGON ($82.00)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 131.33%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.0%
HAMILTON 111.1%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 104.97%
COME FROM AWAY 103.99%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (47.24%), PRINCE OF BROADWAY (49.52%), WAR PAINT (50.08%), CATS (50.53%), MISS SAIGON (52.69%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.1%
HAMILTON 101.8%
COME FROM AWAY 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.5%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 100.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (70.6%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (74.8%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (74.8%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (77.5%), CATS (78.8%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

M. BUTTERFLY 1344
THE BAND'S VISIT 1040
JUNK 531
MISS SAIGON 312
WAITRESS 90


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
CATS (-652), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (-551), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-398), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (-390), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-383)

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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