Broadway Grosses w/e 9/29/2019: Leaves are falling, but sales are not!

Last week grosses increased just slightly by 2% to $30M. With attendance increasing the same, the street is steady. Sea Wall/A Life play it’s final performance to nearly full houses and a final weekly gross of $854,678.

Several shows are feeling year two or three growing pains this September over the same weeks in 2018. Harry Potter, Frozen, Dear Evan Hansen, and Mean Girls are all tracking down between $440k to $824k. These are some of the biggest year over year drops we’ve seen this season to date.

You can find the rest of the figures below, courtesy of The Broadway League: 

Show Name Gross  TotalAttn  %Capacity Avg.Pd.Adm.
AIN’T TOO PROUD $1,486,705.24        11,005 96.60% $135.09
ALADDIN $1,125,745.20        13,156 95.22% $85.57
BEAUTIFUL $869,182.20          8,053 98.11% $107.93
BEETLEJUICE $899,376.92        10,039 84.05% $89.59
BETRAYAL $658,615.13          5,938 71.65% $110.92
CHICAGO $588,046.38          6,936 80.28% $84.78
COME FROM AWAY $982,669.14          8,475 101.28% $115.95
DEAR EVAN HANSEN $989,409.40          7,532 95.68% $131.36
DERREN BROWN: SECRET $306,989.00          4,321 60.28% $71.05
FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME $609,021.50          5,304 86.67% $114.82
FROZEN $837,078.50        10,564 78.41% $79.24
HADESTOWN $1,369,455.50          7,432 101.20% $184.26
HAMILTON $2,991,505.00        10,758 101.57% $278.07
HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD, PARTS ONE AND TWO $1,107,617.50        12,976 100.00% $85.36
LINDA VISTA $137,786.18          3,584 76.58% $38.44
MEAN GIRLS $700,634.05          8,221 83.89% $85.22
MOULIN ROUGE! $2,159,241.00        10,497 100.78% $205.70
OKLAHOMA! $414,223.38          4,481 86.04% $92.44
SEA WALL/A LIFE $854,677.90          7,560 97.12% $113.05
SLAVE PLAY $415,775.50          5,891 92.86% $70.58
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,053,286.70          8,355 99.75% $126.07
THE GREAT SOCIETY $411,488.00          6,212 73.25% $66.24
THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM $240,860.50          3,935 76.50% $61.21
THE INHERITANCE $116,396.50          1,494 70.60% $77.91
THE LIGHTNING THIEF $216,708.50          4,626 53.89% $46.85
THE LION KING $1,833,703.00        13,471 99.29% $136.12
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $860,614.69          9,851 76.72% $87.36
THE ROSE TATTOO $402,652.20          4,825 83.65% $83.45
THE SOUND INSIDE $395,519.50          5,427 67.97% $72.88
TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD $2,091,418.84        11,662 101.59% $179.34
TOOTSIE $816,874.50          8,728 68.10% $93.59
WAITRESS $575,304.50          6,585 78.77% $87.37
WICKED $1,376,195.00        12,604 87.19% $109.19
TOTALS $29,894,777.05    260,498 85.62% $106.27
+/- THIS WEEK LAST SEASON $373,059.95      
PERCENTAGE +/- THIS WEEK LAST SEASON 1.26%    

Today’s blog was guest-written by Ryan Conway, General Manager for DTE Management. Find out more here!

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