Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 8/4/19

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:19pm
Click below to access all the Broadway grosses from all the shows for the week ending 8/4/2019 in BroadwayWorld's grosses section.

Also, you will find information on each show's historical grosses, cumulative grosses and other statistics on how each show stacked up this week and in the past.

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Up for the week by attendance was: BARRY MANILOW (6.4%), THE PROM (3.8%), WICKED (1.9%), ALADDIN (1.2%), BE MORE CHILL (1.2%), FROZEN (0.9%), THE LION KING (0.4%), TOOTSIE (0.3%),

Down for the week by attendance was: PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL (-5.1%), THE CHER SHOW (-4.1%), SEA WALL/A LIFE (-2.3%), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-2.1%), BEAUTIFUL (-1.5%), WAITRESS (-1.3%), THE BOOK OF MORMON (-1.3%), KING KONG (-1.2%), CHICAGO (-1.1%), WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME (-1%), MEAN GIRLS (-1%), BEETLEJUICE (-0.6%), AIN'T TOO PROUD (-0.6%), OKLAHOMA! (-0.5%), COME FROM AWAY (-0.3%), TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD (-0.3%), HADESTOWN (-0.1%),

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:28pm

New look to the charts!  It will take some adjusting... but I like the changes. 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:35pm

Chart will take a little while to get use too. Left/Right Up/Down. Was like watching a tennis match. :)

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:47pm
Happy to see Beetlejuice and The Prom up when everything else was down!
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:52pm

I cannot believe i am saying this but unless a miracle happens, it looks very likely that Tootsie is gone after the winter holidays. 
Thats amazing. This is the height of the summer ticket sales and this is the best it can do at this point?  $90.00 avg tix price at 75% capacity? Santino's tony win actually seemed to make sales go down...
Jees....


 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:52pm
Moulin Rouge set a Hirschfeld box office record.

Not surprising but still.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 3:54pm
Jujamcyn isnt going to have to worry about tenants for some time by the looks of these numbers for all of their shows.

Come From Away seems to be slipping ever so slightly, but wow I still can’t believe they’ve made it this far.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:02pm

ChildofEarth said: "Jujamcyn isnt going to have to worry about tenants for some time by the looks of these numbers for all of their shows.

Come From Away seems to be slipping ever so slightly, but wow I still can’t believe they’ve made it this far.
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I was wondering about Come From Away as well but I think they've made so much money, both on Broadway and globally, that they'll be around for a lot longer.

Happy for Beetlejuice, I hope it keeps up. Too bad about Tootsie but I think the bottom line is that the movie isn't as beloved or relevant as say Pretty Woman or Moulin Rouge. 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:03pm

Wow go Beetlejuice. 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:12pm

little_sally said: "ChildofEarth said: "Jujamcyn isnt going to have to worry about tenants for some time by the looks of these numbers for all of their shows.

Come From Away seems to be slipping ever so slightly, but wow I still can’t believe they’ve made it this far.
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I was wondering about Come From Away as well but I think they've made so much money, both on Broadway and globally, that they'll be around for a lot longer.

Happy for Beetlejuice, I hope it keeps up. Too bad about Tootsie but I think the bottom line is that the movie isn't as beloved or relevant as say Pretty Woman or Moulin Rouge.
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I can’t find the article, I think it was Forbes or Washington Post but somewhere they said Come From Away weekly expenses were 450,000, and that was pre-recoupment. It will be around for a long time.  

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:14pm

Beetlejuice has climbed slightly each week since the Tony Awards.   I wonder if their advance also shows this impact.

With the oncoming closings of Kong, Cher, Woman, etc, will Tootsie and Beetlejuice increase?    I realize that we are going into a slow period (Sept-Oct), but they may get some of that crowd.  

 

 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:23pm
RE: Come From Away, it had it's first available discount this summer since previews. It's still grossing ~$900k a week and selling out. It also just had it's 1,000 performance. It's easier to get a ticket now and with a discount, but it's not going anywhere anytime soon. I'd fully expect it to reach 2,000 performances.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:47pm
This new format is horrible.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:49pm

zainmax said: "This article is on point...https://www.forbes.com/sites/marchershberg/2019/08/01/why-beetlejuice-is-beating-tootsie-at-the-broadway-box-office/#7392dc1018df

Also, re Come From Away, $450K is ridiculously low.
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Wouldn't surprise me if it is as its the same running cost as Beautiful. 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:49pm

Broadway Joe said: "This new format is horrible."

THANK YOU!!!

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:54pm

Colin852 said: "Broadway Joe said: "This new format is horrible."

THANK YOU!!!
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Really?  I don't find it to be all that different.

 

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 4:59pm

dramamama611 said: "Colin852 said: "Broadway Joe said: "This new format is horrible."

THANK YOU!!!
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Really? I don't find it to be all that different.


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Are you on a pc or mobile? On mobile you can only see 2 shows or 2 weeks at a time for an individual show now since you have to scroll left and right. Some of the other new features are nice but this main change is rather terrible to me. 

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The new format takes some getting used to, but I really like it. It’s the same info. I do like that I can scroll easier in my phone’s web browser.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 5:14pm

bdn223 said: "zainmax said: "This article is on point...https://www.forbes.com/sites/marchershberg/2019/08/01/why-beetlejuice-is-beating-tootsie-at-the-broadway-box-office/#7392dc1018df

Also, re Come From Away, $450K is ridiculously low.
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Wouldn't surprise me if it is as its the same running cost asBeautiful.
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Unless things have changed drastically in the last 6 months or so, CFA's weekly operating costs are much higher than $450k per week.

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 6:27pm

musikman said: "bdn223 said: "zainmax said: "This article is on point...https://www.forbes.com/sites/marchershberg/2019/08/01/why-beetlejuice-is-beating-tootsie-at-the-broadway-box-office/#7392dc1018df

Also, re Come From Away, $450K is ridiculously low.
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Wouldn't surprise me if it is as its the same running cost asBeautiful.
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Unless things have changed drastically in the last 6 months or so, CFA's weekly operating costs are much higher than $450k per week.
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I don't think that Beautiful is so low.

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 7:10pm
There is no way on God's green earth Come From Away's nut is significantly higher than $450 000.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 7:32pm

LOVE the new format and had no problem adjusting to it.

So good to see Beetlejuice doing well.

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Posted: 8/5/19 at 7:50pm
I've been proven wrong frequently, but I think Tootsie could close virtually at any time.
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Posted: 8/5/19 at 7:55pm

KKeller6 said: "There is no way on God's green earth Come From Away's nut is significantly higher than $450 000."

I also don't see how it could be anything over $450k. No super big name actors (Jenn Colella I think is the biggest name), no large changing set pieces (the turn-table seems to be the biggest expense), no property it's based on, and it's only 100 mins total. Besides the cost to rent out the theater, I can't really see what would be more expensive.