Broadway Grosses w/e 7/15/2018: The Heat Is On.

Sidewalks and box offices all over the city are steamin’ as we roll into some of the biggest weeks of the year.

What I love about July is not just the higher grosses that shows post, but the consistency week over week of strong numbers.

We have better single weeks over the course of the year, but I don’t know another time in our business cycle that produces the string of solid numbers that July gives us.

What is it about July?

Tourists.

Just walk through Times Square and you can see why shows are doing what they’re doing.

But the real figure that’s amazing to me is that we’re already 15% up over last year’s record-grossing year.

While we’ll miss the big numbers of Angels in America (it closed on Sunday), all signs are pointing to Broadway continuing this incredible growth spurt it has been in for the last several years.

Here are the grosses from w/e 7/15/18.
Show Name GrossGross  TotalAttn %Capacity AvgPdAdm
A BRONX TALE THE MUSICAL $582,997.75 6,896 82.57% $84.54
ALADDIN $1,509,990.50 13,428 97.19% $112.45
ANASTASIA $748,121.11 7,827 85.60% $95.58
ANGELS IN AMERICA $1,273,539.50 9,882 99.28% $128.87
BEAUTIFUL $737,856.76 7,326 89.25% $100.72
CAROUSEL $866,092.00 9,086 79.53% $95.32
CHICAGO $660,475.92 7,662 88.68% $86.20
COME FROM AWAY $1,147,525.60 8,538 102.03% $134.40
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $1,652,198.60 7,997 101.59% $206.60
FROZEN $2,087,637.00 13,277 98.55% $157.24
HAMILTON $3,109,924.00 10,756 101.78% $289.13
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $2,211,269.00 12,976 100.00% $170.41
HEAD OVER HEELS $306,926.25 6,132 80.85% $50.05
HELLO, DOLLY! $974,225.08 10,966 94.80% $88.84
KINKY BOOTS $679,248.15 7,565 66.41% $89.79
MEAN GIRLS $1,557,871.05 9,899 101.01% $157.38
MY FAIR LADY $1,332,037.00 8,413 98.37% $158.33
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND $569,222.30 5,402 97.02% $105.37
SCHOOL OF ROCK $929,422.20 10,150 83.31% $91.57
SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS $910,545.00 11,699 90.83% $77.83
SPRINGSTEEN ON BROADWAY $2,410,195.00 4,740 100.00% $508.48
STRAIGHT WHITE MEN $350,130.00 4,381 94.26% $79.92
SUMMER $814,285.50 7,775 66.11% $104.73
THE BAND’S VISIT $1,068,646.56 8,312 100.00% $128.57
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,094,463.50 8,701 103.88% $125.79
THE BOYS IN THE BAND $929,338.40 6,058 97.84% $153.41
THE LION KING $2,721,986.00 15,145 99.22% $179.73
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $1,117,108.56 12,362 96.28% $90.37
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG $341,040.00 5,243 76.74% $65.05
WAITRESS $771,069.40 7,243 86.64% $106.46
WICKED $1,864,640.00 14,626 97.95% $127.49
TOTAL $37,330,027.69 280,463 92.18% $133.89
+/- THIS WEEK LAST SEASON +5,407,768.37      
PERCENTAGE +/- THIS WEEK LAST SEASON +16.94%
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