INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/27


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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 11/26/2017.


This week, 31 shows played on Broadway, with 264,948 tickets sold and a total gross of $39,079,348. The average ticket price was $147.50.

This was the same as the number of shows as last week and down 3 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 6.99%. Versus last year, attendance was down -6.37%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 25.47% vs. last week and up 10.77% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $147.50 is up $21.72 compared to last week and up $22.81 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $3,453,772
THE LION KING $2,651,314
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,468,175
WICKED $2,401,024
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,393,435


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ($48,496), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($255,478), M. BUTTERFLY ($382,056), JUNK ($461,938), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($485,973)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

WICKED $936,883
THE LION KING $893,129
SCHOOL OF ROCK $723,709
ALADDIN $637,931
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY $635,082


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
M. BUTTERFLY ($-182,646), THE PARISIAN WOMAN ($-140,838), JUNK ($-85,614), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($-39,269), SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($-8,118)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $504.94
HAMILTON $321.13
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $243.98
HELLO, DOLLY! $211.68
THE LION KING $195.67


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ($13.51), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($63.58), JUNK ($71.89), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($78.45), MISS SAIGON ($92.62)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 141.56%
WICKED 134.9%
HELLO, DOLLY! 134.87%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 125.48%
THE BAND'S VISIT 124.87%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (3.27%), M. BUTTERFLY (40.03%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (40.41%), JUNK (41.63%), MISS SAIGON (54.04%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 102.0%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.5%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.1%
HELLO, DOLLY! 100.8%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (36.5%), M. BUTTERFLY (46.9%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (68.4%), MISS SAIGON (68.4%), JUNK (75.8%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

SCHOOL OF ROCK 4484
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 2101
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 1842
KINKY BOOTS 1756
THE LION KING 1674


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
M. BUTTERFLY (-2195), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (-890), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS (-313), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND (-304), METEOR SHOWER (-83)

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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