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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/11

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 12/10/2017.


This week, 32 shows played on Broadway, with 264,442 tickets sold and a total gross of $35,260,255. The average ticket price was $133.34.

This was up the number of shows as last week and the same vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 9.04%. Versus last year, attendance was down -4.77%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 17.60% vs. last week and up 12.45% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $133.34 is up $9.71 compared to last week and up $20.42 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,909,360
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,519,456
THE LION KING $2,305,294
WICKED $1,894,095
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,783,907


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ($91,678), THE CHILDREN ($234,714), M. BUTTERFLY ($391,626), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($401,868), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($452,915)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

THE LION KING $217,449
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY $163,887
ALADDIN $151,217
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND $148,034
CATS $120,002


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
M. BUTTERFLY ($-18,308), THE BAND'S VISIT ($-13,136), JUNK ($-7,411), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($-4,449), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($20,902)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $271.04
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $222.99
HELLO, DOLLY! $218.00
THE LION KING $170.52
COME FROM AWAY $159.52


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ($32.02), THE CHILDREN ($51.77), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($59.77), M. BUTTERFLY ($81.25), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($82.88)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 137.67%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 125.17%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 112.61%
WAITRESS 108.41%
COME FROM AWAY 107.95%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (6.19%), THE CHILDREN (36.08%), M. BUTTERFLY (41.36%), JUNK (42.72%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (52.7%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 102.0%
HAMILTON 101.6%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.6%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.6%
METEOR SHOWER 101.2%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (29.1%), M. BUTTERFLY (56.6%), JUNK (64.7%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (71.0%), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS (72.6%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS 1818
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY 1405
MISS SAIGON 1019
THE CHILDREN 948
CATS 889


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
JUNK (-517), THE PARISIAN WOMAN (-338), KINKY BOOTS (-194), ALADDIN (-117), THE LION KING (-24)

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: Monday, December 11, 2017 @ 03:30 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 12/4

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 12/3/2017.


This week, 30 shows played on Broadway, with 242,528 tickets sold and a total gross of $29,982,847. The average ticket price was $123.63.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and down 3 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -8.46%. Versus last year, attendance was down -9.99%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -23.28% vs. last week and up 3.26% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $123.63 is down $-23.87 compared to last week and up $15.86 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,837,331
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,478,968
THE LION KING $2,087,845
WICKED $1,825,028
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,753,527


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ($62,961), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($380,966), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($395,580), M. BUTTERFLY ($409,934), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($457,364)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

BEAUTIFUL $112,849
M. BUTTERFLY $27,878
JUNK $19,515
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS $14,465
HELLO, DOLLY! $10,793


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-668,308), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ($-633,250), HAMILTON ($-616,441), WICKED ($-575,996), THE LION KING ($-563,469)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $264.33
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $219.82
HELLO, DOLLY! $217.59
THE LION KING $154.16
THE BOOK OF MORMON $147.15


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS ($24.54), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS ($64.11), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND ($70.82), JUNK ($80.26), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($84.66)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 135.46%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 123.04%
HAMILTON 107.85%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 106.32%
THE BAND'S VISIT 105.2%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (4.25%), M. BUTTERFLY (43.29%), JUNK (43.39%), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (48.97%), ONCE ON THIS ISLAND (49.94%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 101.7%
HAMILTON 101.6%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.3%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.0%
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 100.3%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS (26.1%), M. BUTTERFLY (53.5%), MISS SAIGON (64.2%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (65.9%), JUNK (70.8%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

M. BUTTERFLY 555
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND 440
BEAUTIFUL 379
THE PARISIAN WOMAN 166
METEOR SHOWER 110


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
SCHOOL OF ROCK (-4243), SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS (-2142), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (-1864), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-1644), WICKED (-1117)

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: Monday, December 04, 2017 @ 03:17 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/27

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..

Posted on: Monday, November 27, 2017 @ 03:50 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/20

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: Monday, November 20, 2017 @ 04:12 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/13

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..

Posted on: Monday, November 13, 2017 @ 03:25 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/6

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 11/5/2017.


This week, 28 shows played on Broadway, with 224,654 tickets sold and a total gross of $27,265,635. The average ticket price was $121.37.

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 down -2.82%. Versus last year, attendance was down -6.83%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -4.76% vs. last week and up 7.43% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $121.37 is down $-2.48 compared to last week and up $16.11 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,929,235
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,389,610
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,701,864
THE LION KING $1,645,163
WICKED $1,514,501


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($294,552), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($332,744), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($394,498), JUNK ($454,752), CHICAGO ($564,819)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

HAMILTON $264,143
WAITRESS $172,772
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $94,013
LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS $59,615
ANASTASIA $59,321


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HELLO, DOLLY! ($-1,482,982), THE LION KING ($-374,203), JUNK ($-106,107), BEAUTIFUL ($-97,046), COME FROM AWAY ($-95,266)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $505.20
HAMILTON $272.39
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $213.61
COME FROM AWAY $145.00
THE LION KING $138.65


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($65.76), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($66.42), JUNK ($71.23), MISS SAIGON ($78.87), WAR PAINT ($80.07)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

DEAR EVAN HANSEN 123.54%
HAMILTON 111.56%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 100.43%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 99.39%
THE LION KING 99.06%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
MISS SAIGON (44.04%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (46.59%), JUNK (47.88%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (48.98%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (49.1%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 101.9%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.8%
HAMILTON 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.2%
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY 100.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (61.4%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (68.0%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (69.1%), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS (73.3%), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG (74.1%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS 1081
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA 889
ANASTASIA 844
WAR PAINT 734
ALADDIN 132


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
HELLO, DOLLY! (-2148), THE LION KING (-1690), JUNK (-1382), BEAUTIFUL (-883), WICKED (-769)

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: Monday, November 06, 2017 @ 03:17 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/30

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 10/29/2017.


This week, 28 shows played on Broadway, with 231,168 tickets sold and a total gross of $28,628,694. The average ticket price was $123.84.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and down 3 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was down -5.26%. Versus last year, attendance was down -4.80%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -6.54% vs. last week and up 13.63% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $123.84 is down $-1.69 compared to last week and up $20.08 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,665,092
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,383,080
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,362,351
THE LION KING $2,019,366
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,677,889


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($217,558), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($321,440), LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS ($334,883), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($376,856), M. BUTTERFLY ($528,964)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS $22,546
COME FROM AWAY $20,124
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $11,058
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $6,710
JUNK $2,607


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HAMILTON ($-252,203), ANASTASIA ($-184,333), WICKED ($-171,262), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($-147,512), M. BUTTERFLY ($-111,133)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $503.82
HAMILTON $248.26
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $209.92
HELLO, DOLLY! $206.14
COME FROM AWAY $156.12


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($51.29), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($69.07), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($70.05), JUNK ($72.22), MISS SAIGON ($79.68)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 129.08%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.8%
HAMILTON 111.3%
COME FROM AWAY 105.59%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.76%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
PRINCE OF BROADWAY (29.51%), WAR PAINT (44.74%), MISS SAIGON (45.0%), CATS (49.92%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (50.77%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

COME FROM AWAY 101.9%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.8%
HAMILTON 101.6%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.5%
THE BAND'S VISIT 100.0%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (62.1%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (70.1%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (71.6%), WAR PAINT (75.3%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (78.2%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS 703
JUNK 184
CATS 182
ALADDIN 136
THE LION KING 49


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
ANASTASIA (-1227), MISS SAIGON (-1008), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (-966), M. BUTTERFLY (-865), KINKY BOOTS (-660)

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: Monday, October 30, 2017 @ 03:17 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/23

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..

Posted on: Monday, October 23, 2017 @ 03:09 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/16

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 10/15/2017.


This week, 28 shows played on Broadway, with 241,568 tickets sold and a total gross of $29,928,496. The average ticket price was $123.89.

This was less than the number of shows as last week and down 1 vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 3.08%. Versus last year, attendance was down -0.60%. On the sales front, overall grosses were down -1.03% vs. last week and up 17.97% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $123.89 is down $-5.15 compared to last week and up $19.51 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,930,747
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,371,088
THE LION KING $2,079,369
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $1,924,818
WICKED $1,767,617


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($294,510), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($296,116), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($370,382), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($397,689), M. BUTTERFLY ($521,366)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

THE BAND'S VISIT $634,235
M. BUTTERFLY $321,739
JUNK $292,055
CATS $25,304
HELLO, DOLLY! $24,253


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY ($-407,290), THE LION KING ($-198,089), WICKED ($-101,846), ALADDIN ($-87,699), SCHOOL OF ROCK ($-76,384)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $409.97
HAMILTON $272.55
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $208.60
HELLO, DOLLY! $202.61
COME FROM AWAY $156.84


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($47.80), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($54.70), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($70.09), JUNK ($75.19), WAR PAINT ($78.67)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 129.56%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.06%
HAMILTON 111.61%
COME FROM AWAY 105.97%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 104.93%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (38.05%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (46.58%), WAR PAINT (47.6%), PRINCE OF BROADWAY (50.24%), MISS SAIGON (51.66%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

THE BOOK OF MORMON 101.9%
HAMILTON 101.8%
COME FROM AWAY 101.8%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.6%
HELLO, DOLLY! 101.2%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (68.0%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (76.8%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (78.0%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (78.1%), WAR PAINT (81.6%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

THE BAND'S VISIT 6286
M. BUTTERFLY 4124
JUNK 4025
CATS 728
ANASTASIA 368


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (-350), WAR PAINT (-306), SCHOOL OF ROCK (-250), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (-170), KINKY BOOTS (-145)

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: Monday, October 16, 2017 @ 03:35 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 10/10

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 10/8/2017.


This week, 29 shows played on Broadway, with 235,683 tickets sold and a total gross of $30,239,540. The average ticket price was $128.31.

This was up the number of shows as last week and the same vs. the same week last year. Compared to last week, attendance was up 18.74%. Versus last year, attendance was down -3.28%. On the sales front, overall grosses were up 30.31% vs. last week and up 16.74% vs. this week last year. This week's average ticket price of $128.31 is up $11.39 compared to last week and up $22.01 compared to last year.


Top 5 by This Week Gross

HAMILTON $2,928,486
HELLO, DOLLY! $2,346,835
THE LION KING $2,277,458
WICKED $1,869,463
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,674,685


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($291,670), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($319,859), PRINCE OF BROADWAY ($388,698), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($391,935), 1984 ($490,658)


Top 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross

WICKED $450,398
THE LION KING $401,136
SCHOOL OF ROCK $360,804
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY $283,684
ALADDIN $272,214


Bottom 5 by This Week Gross vs. Last Week Gross
HAMILTON ($-13,181), DEAR EVAN HANSEN ($-5,621), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($22,208), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($30,563), HELLO, DOLLY! ($36,557)


Top 5 by Average Ticket Price

HAMILTON $272.24
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $209.31
HELLO, DOLLY! $203.61
THE LION KING $167.87
COME FROM AWAY $162.07


Bottom 5 by Average Ticket Price
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER ($44.56), TIME AND THE CONWAYS ($59.88), THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG ($68.44), 1984 ($70.23), MISS SAIGON ($84.75)


Top 5 by Gross % of Potential

HELLO, DOLLY! 128.24%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 121.57%
HAMILTON 111.53%
COME FROM AWAY 108.13%
WICKED 105.04%


Bottom 5 by Gross % of Potential
THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (37.48%), TIME AND THE CONWAYS (50.59%), CATS (52.45%), PRINCE OF BROADWAY (52.72%), MISS SAIGON (53.25%)


Top 5 by % of Seats Sold of Total Seats

BEAUTIFUL 115.2%
THE BOOK OF MORMON 102.6%
HAMILTON 101.8%
COME FROM AWAY 101.7%
DEAR EVAN HANSEN 101.6%


Bottom 5 % of Seats Sold of Total Seats
MISS SAIGON (69.0%), CATS (78.1%), CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (79.5%), SCHOOL OF ROCK (80.1%), THE TERMS OF MY SURRENDER (81.2%)


Top 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week

SCHOOL OF ROCK 2216
1984 1974
WICKED 1974
BEAUTIFUL 1874
CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY 1571


Bottom 5 by Seats Sold This Week vs. Last Week
HELLO, DOLLY! (-69), COME FROM AWAY (-13),

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: Tuesday, October 10, 2017 @ 04:44 PM Read, Respond & Share: comments

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