Broadway Grosses for the Week Ending Dec. 9, 2012

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We’re deep into to the holiday season and Broadway grosses are back on the rise, up $1.7 million from last week’s end. Family favorites A Christmas Story and Annie both made the millionaire club and Elf neared the mark with $994,479.

Scandalous concluded its Broadway run. The show struggled to find an audience and took in only $177,438 in its final week. In its 31 preview and 21 regular performances, the grosses grossed only $1,718,924 and played to an average capacity of 51.21%

Averages and Totals:

  • 9 Plays, 21 Musicals
  • Gross Revenue— $23,837,823
  • 10 Shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity— 76.61%
  • Average Ticket Price— $97.12
  • Revenue Per Seat— $74,40
  • Total Attendance— 232,101
  • Empty Seats— 69,213
Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity % Capacity Avg Paid Admission
THE LION KING $1,833,258 13,164 13,416 98.12% $139.26
WICKED $1,825,121 13,043 14,472 90.13% $139.93
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,689,972 8,752 8,528 102.63% $193.10
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,219,093 11,947 15,440 77.38% $102.04
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS $1,181,244 8,239 8,568 96.16% $143.37
A CHRISTMAS STORY $1,130,429 11,517 12,120 95.02% $98.15
ONCE $1,092,379 8,456 8,464 99.91% $129.18
JERSEY BOYS $1,080,834 9,040 9,824 92.02% $119.56
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $1,064,228 9,735 11,512 84.56% $109.32
ANNIE $1,058,727 11,300 13,664 82.70% $93.69
ELF $994,479 9,653 11,392 84.73% $103.02
EVITA $920,994 8,243 12,896 63.92% $111.73
NEWSIES $908,298 8,852 9,560 92.59% $102.61
MARY POPPINS $780,056 9,831 14,376 68.38% $79.35
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $758,912 9,239 12,840 71.95% $82.14
WAR HORSE $698,128 7,964 8,552 93.12% $87.66
MAMMA MIA! $668,042 7,883 11,984 65.78% $84.74
CHICAGO $535,666 6,109 8,640 70.71% $87.68
THE HEIRESS $533,874 5,399 7,608 70.96% $98.88
ROCK OF AGES $500,557 4,351 4,664 93.29% $115.04
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL $451,614 6,593 10,672 61.78% $68.50
DEAD ACCOUNTS $436,664 4,767 8,072 59.06% $91.60
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD $398,767 6,491 8,032 80.81% $61.43
CHAPLIN $382,852 5,007 8,360 59.89% $76.46
GRACE $351,456 4,391 8,632 50.87% $80.04
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $341,942 5,773 8,304 69.52% $59.23
THE ANARCHIST $335,045 4,369 6,416 68.10% $76.69
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? $264,854 2,921 5,474 53.36% $90.67
GOLDEN BOY $222,902 5,126 7,920 64.72% $43.48
SCANDALOUS $177,438 3,946 10,912 36.16% $44.97