INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/20


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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 11/19/2017.


This week, 31 shows played on Broadway, with 247,644 tickets sold and a total gross of $31,147,317. The average ticket price was $125.77.

This was up the number of shows as last week and down 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -1.26%. Versus last year, attendance was down -2.09%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -4.10% vs. last week and up 16.38% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $125.77 is down $-3.71 compared to last week and up $19.96 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,826,330
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,401,553
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,318,210
THE LION KING $1,758,185
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,677,281


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($294,747), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($376,404), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($431,861), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($466,990), JUNK ($547,552)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

THE PARISIAN WOMAN $253,072
THE BAND'S VISIT $180,099
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND $50,691
LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS $12,183
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $5,983


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HAMILTON ($-316,777), WICKED ($-165,553), MISS SAIGON ($-151,496), THE LION KING ($-150,108), KINKY BOOTS ($-123,621)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $506.66
HAMILTON $263.31
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $212.26
HELLO, DOLLY! $206.96
METEOR SHOWER $162.91


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($60.05), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($61.23), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($73.65), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($79.24), MISS SAIGON ($81.95)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 126.67%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.76%
COME FROM AWAY 105.4%
METEOR SHOWER 104.27%
THE LION KING 102.56%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
MISS SAIGON (46.02%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (46.62%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (46.86%), JUNK (49.35%), CATS (52.81%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 102.0%
HAMILTON 101.6%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.1%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 100.4%
THE BAND'S VISIT 100.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (61.7%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (69.2%), M. BUTTERFLY (72.7%), KINKY BOOTS (73.1%), JUNK (73.7%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

THE PARISIAN WOMAN 2461
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 1244
LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS 707
WAITRESS 52
HELLO, DOLLY! 11


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE LION KING (-1687), MISS SAIGON (-1537), KINKY BOOTS (-1071), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-922), CHICAGO (-794)

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 November 20, 2017 - by


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