Book of Mormon Claims Top Spot: Broadway Grosses Week Ending Jan 27, 2013

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Square-TA-Logo-grossesThe Book of Mormon nabs the top spot for the week ending January 27, 2013. The production played to its normal standing room only crowds, with an average ticket price of $186.92 (by far the most expensive ticket of the Broadway bunch), adding up to a whopping $1.6 million total gross. Joining the show in the millionaire club for the week was The Lion King, Wicked, Evita, Spider-man and Annie.

Cinderella, starring Laura Osnes, began performances at the Broadway Theatre. The ball got off to a good start, playing to 98.82% capacity and grossing $458,652 in its first three performances.

Evita played its final performance on January 26, 2013. After 26 preview and 337 regular performances the show grossed a total of $52,678,175 and played to an average capacity of 81.35%. So long, Ricky Martin.

  • 5 Plays, 17 Musicals
  • Gross Revenue— $17,182,845
  • 6 Shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity— 84.65%
  • Average Ticket Price— $91.29
  • Revenue Per Seat— $77.28
  • Total Attendance— 182,952
  • Empty Seats— 35,051

Here are the week’s grosses:

Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity % Capacity Avg Paid Admission
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,635,919 8,752 8,528 102.63% $186.92
THE LION KING $1,515,827 13,271 13,416 98.92% $114.22
WICKED $1,493,804 14,184 14,472 98.01% $105.32
EVITA $1,104,835 10,188 12,896 79.00% $108.44
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,091,830 12,228 15,440 79.20% $89.29
ANNIE $1,026,892 11,696 13,664 85.60% $87.80
ONCE $943,703 8,160 8,464 96.41% $115.65
CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF $886,531 9,245 11,072 83.50% $95.89
JERSEY BOYS $871,297 8,606 9,824 87.60% $101.24
NEWSIES $815,997 8,721 9,560 91.22% $93.57
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $725,287 8,280 11,512 71.92% $87.60
MARY POPPINS $690,408 9,782 14,376 68.04% $70.58
THE HEIRESS $604,765 7,048 7,608 92.64% $85.81
MAMMA MIA! $592,095 8,385 11,984 69.97% $70.61
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $572,561 9,993 12,840 77.83% $57.30
CHICAGO $471,437 6,408 8,640 74.17% $73.57
CINDERELLA $458,652 4,426 4,479 98.82% $103.63
ROCK OF AGES $421,952 4,421 4,664 94.79% $95.44
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD $392,302 6,407 8,032 79.77% $61.23
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? $311,397 4,100 5,460 75.09% $75.95
THE OTHER PLACE $293,794 4,421 5,152 85.81% $66.45
PICNIC $261,561 4,230 5,920 71.45% $61.83