INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/13


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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 11/12/2017.


This week, 30 shows played on Broadway, with 250,816 tickets sold and a total gross of $32,477,414. The average ticket price was $129.49.

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 11.65%. Versus last year, attendance was down -6.88%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 19.11% vs. last week and up 12.46% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $129.49 is up $8.12 compared to last week and up $22.27 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,143,107
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,395,570
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,352,792
THE LION KING $1,908,293
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,680,818


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($356,453), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($435,298), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($454,807), JUNK ($602,363), CHICAGO ($621,607)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

HELLO, DOLLY! $1,473,423
METEOR SHOWER $373,146
THE LION KING $263,130
HAMILTON $213,872
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY $199,095


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($-126,102), THE BAND'S VISIT ($-36,371), DEAR EVAN HANSEN ($-21,046), SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($5,960), CHICAGO ($56,788)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $505.39
HAMILTON $292.14
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $210.31
HELLO, DOLLY! $210.26
METEOR SHOWER $161.11


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($72.32), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($79.84), CHICAGO ($84.25), MISS SAIGON ($84.84), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ($86.24)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 128.56%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 122.01%
HAMILTON 108.55%
COME FROM AWAY 105.76%
METEOR SHOWER 104.39%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
JUNK (54.28%), CATS (55.56%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (56.38%), MISS SAIGON (56.52%), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS (60.83%)


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 101.5%
METEOR SHOWER 100.7%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (74.7%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (76.8%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (79.4%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (79.8%), M. BUTTERFLY (79.9%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

METEOR SHOWER 2344
HELLO, DOLLY! 1878
THE LION KING 1697
MISS SAIGON 1579
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY 1301


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-1277), THE BAND'S VISIT (-3),

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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