Broadway grosses rise as the last wave of shows are opening before the Tony Awards cut-off date

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Square-TA-Logo-grossesBroadway grosses for the week ending April 21, 2013 climbed about 5 percent from the previous week as we saw 7 shows open last week. The Lion King grabbed the top spot from Wicked and Lucky Guy, starring Tom Hanks, had its best showing so far coming in 4th for the week.  The top ten grossing shows for the week took in over 50% of the weekly box office total for Broadway.

This week there rare the final 4 shows of the season opening and then it’s off to the Awards season for all. Outer Critics Circle nominations came out today and Pippin lead the pack with 11 noms followed by Kinky Boots with 9 noms and Chaplin 8. Full listing of nominations here.

Averages and Totals:

  • 12 Plays, 19 Musicals
  • Gross Revenue— $24,719,507
  • 8 Shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity— 85%
  • Average Ticket Price— $90.20
  • Revenue Per Seat— $79.22
  • Total Attendance— 260,240
  • Empty Seats— 46,275
Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity %Cap Avg Paid Admission
THE LION KING $1,835,410 13,357 13,600 98.21% $137.41
WICKED $1,810,911 14,375 14,472 99.33% $125.98
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,670,782 8,752 8,528 102.63% $190.90
LUCKY GUY $1,412,001 9,597 9,456 101.49% $147.13
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL $1,151,759 12,127 12,056 100.59% $94.97
MATILDA $1,129,419 11,402 11,424 99.81% $99.05
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,060,466 12,235 15,440 79.24% $86.67
KINKY BOOTS $1,056,926 11,050 11,392 97.00% $95.65
CINDERELLA $976,098 10,574 14,008 75.49% $92.31
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $952,478 11,477 12,840 89.38% $82.99
NEWSIES $910,812 9,405 9,560 98.38% $96.84
JERSEY BOYS $879,720 8,355 9,824 85.05% $105.29
ONCE $873,375 7,819 8,472 92.29% $111.70
MAMMA MIA! $833,047 9,887 11,984 82.50% $84.26
ANNIE $813,203 9,403 13,664 68.82% $86.48
I’LL EAT YOU LAST: A CHAT WITH SUE MENGERS $686,031 5,497 5,439 101.07% $124.80
PIPPIN $683,911 8,000 7,920 101.01% $85.49
THE RASCALS: ONCE UPON A DREAM $646,622 5,889 6,695 87.96% $109.80
CHICAGO $598,981 7,495 8,640 86.75% $79.92
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $597,888 7,037 11,512 61.13% $84.96
ORPHANS $522,036 7,352 8,568 85.81% $71.01
THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL $437,718 6,541 8,504 76.92% $66.92
ROCK OF AGES $422,484 4,292 4,664 92.02% $98.44
VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE $409,524 4,781 6,296 75.94% $85.66
JEKYLL & HYDE $399,086 7,798 12,720 61.31% $51.18
MACBETH $385,394 5,711 6,252 91.35% $67.48
THE NANCE $362,059 5,876 7,328 80.19% $61.62
BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S $323,655 4,696 8,632 54.40% $68.92
ANN $266,291 3,611 8,904 40.55% $73.74
THE BIG KNIFE $216,091 4,797 5,920 81.03% $45.05
THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES $205,596 4,706 5,200 90.50% $43.69
THE TESTAMENT OF MARY $189,737 6,346 6,601 96.14% $29.90

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