Grosses down, ticket prices up for the week ending June 24, 2012

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Grosses are down just a bit for the week ending June 24, 2012. Two weeks out and the big Tony Award winners continue to sellout. Both Newsies and Once break into the millionaire club this week end, along with five other production, which include all the usual suspects: Evita, The Book of Mormon, Spider-man, The Lion King and frontrunner, Wicked. Wicked pulled in a big number, grossing 2, 028, 405, playing at 97.37% capacity. The average ticket price for the production was a whopping $144.66, second only to The Lion King ticket price of $145.59.

Pricsilla: Queen of the Desert and Godspell both played their final performance on June 24. In its 23 preview performances and 526 regular performances, Priscilla grossed $48,763,901. Godspell grossed $11,106,035 in its 30 preview and 264 regular performances.

Averages and Totals:

  • 10 plays, 22 musicals
  • Gross Revenue – $25,535,981
  • 7 shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity – 78.87%
  • Average Ticket Price -$92.81
  • Revenue Per Seat – $73.00
  • Total attendance – 254,941
  • Empty Seats- 69,179
Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity % Capacity Avg Paid Admission
WICKED $2,038,405 14,091 14,472 97.37% $144.66
THE LION KING $1,953,376 13,417 13,416 100.01% $145.59
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,609,734 14,088 15,440 91.24% $114.26
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,602,661 8,752 8,528 102.63% $183.12
EVITA $1,219,699 10,222 12,896 79.26% $119.32
NEWSIES $1,034,393 9,686 9,560 101.32% $106.79
ONCE $1,008,136 8,509 8,464 100.53% $118.48
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $998,578 9,515 11,512 82.65% $104.95
JERSEY BOYS $947,229 9,099 9,824 92.62% $104.10
MARY POPPINS $902,417 11,461 14,376 79.72% $78.74
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $890,564 11,272 12,840 87.79% $79.01
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT $727,110 9,302 13,512 68.84% $78.17
GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN $720,259 6,645 8,504 78.14% $108.39
MAMMA MIA! $682,931 8,521 11,984 71.10% $80.15
SISTER ACT $681,039 9,074 14,040 64.63% $75.05
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $661,701 7,779 8,400 92.61% $85.06
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS $656,610 6,532 7,800 83.74% $100.52
HARVEY $584,597 8,050 8,032 100.22% $72.62
WAR HORSE $579,302 5,805 8,552 67.88% $99.79
GHOST $560,022 6,983 12,040 58.00% $80.20
MEMPHIS $541,602 8,054 11,760 68.49% $67.25
PORGY AND BESS $529,027 6,140 10,680 57.49% $86.16
CHICAGO $524,782 6,558 8,640 75.90% $80.02
ROCK OF AGES $506,578 4,623 4,664 99.12% $109.58
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR $505,796 6,359 11,392 55.82% $79.54
ANYTHING GOES $463,275 6,688 8,208 81.48% $69.27
CLYBOURNE PARK $440,462 5,644 7,608 74.19% $78.04
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE $334,210 5,025 9,344 53.78% $66.51
END OF THE RAINBOW $318,238 4,029 7,920 50.87% $78.99
GODSPELL $305,616 4,546 5,880 77.31% $67.23
THE LYONS $247,348 4,442 8,632 51.46% $55.68
THE COLUMNIST $212,086 4,030 5,200 77.50% $52.63