Grosses Hold Tight for the Week Ending Aug. 5 2012

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Broadway Grosses remain relatively steady for the week ending August 2, 2012. The Lion King edged out Wicked by just $384, while both productions took in more than $2 million in box office sales. Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Once, Newsies, Evita and Mary Poppins file in to complete the millionaire club.

Harvey, starring Emmy Award winner Jim Parsons, ended its limited run at Studio 54. In its final week, the production grossed $707,136, bringing its total to a healthy $6,802,810 for 32 preview and 62 regular performances. Harvey played to an average capacity of 99.16%. Memphis played its final performance as well. In 30 preview and 1,165 regular performances, Memphis grossed $104,036,273 and played to an average capacity of 78.41%.

Meanwhile, Mike Tyson’s solo show Undisputed Truth had a nice first week on Broadway. The production took in $620,000 in its first six performances and played to 80.21% capacity.

Averages and Totals:

  • 7 plays, 20 musicals, 1 special
  • Gross Revenue – $23,546,985
  • 8 shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity – 82.14%
  • Average Ticket Price -$95.60
  • Revenue Per Seat – $78.53
  • Total attendance – 238,483
  • Empty Seats- 51,066
Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity % Capacity Avg Paid Admission
THE LION KING $2,013,943 13,419 13,416 100.02% $150.08
WICKED $2,013,559 14,030 14,472 96.95% $143.52
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,705,189 14,484 15,440 93.81% $117.73
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,633,673 8,752 8,528 102.63% $186.66
ONCE $1,059,285 8,524 8,464 100.71% $124.27
NEWSIES $1,047,401 9,736 9,560 101.84% $107.58
EVITA $1,020,443 9,380 12,896 72.74% $108.79
MARY POPPINS $1,002,816 12,747 14,376 88.67% $78.67
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $979,594 11,900 12,840 92.68% $82.32
JERSEY BOYS $878,625 8,794 9,824 89.52% $99.91
MAMMA MIA! $862,888 10,060 11,984 83.95% $85.77
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $767,075 7,860 11,512 68.28% $97.59
SISTER ACT $723,936 9,915 14,040 70.62% $73.01
HARVEY $707,136 9,291 9,036 102.82% $76.11
MEMPHIS $657,688 9,550 11,760 81.21% $68.87
MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH $624,496 5,183 6,462 80.21% $120.49
CHICAGO $610,712 7,551 8,640 87.40% $80.88
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS $605,858 6,285 7,800 80.58% $96.40
FELA! $568,727 8,969 10,952 81.89% $63.41
GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN $544,590 6,358 8,504 74.76% $85.65
PORGY AND BESS $532,547 6,100 10,680 57.12% $87.30
GHOST $502,195 6,699 12,040 55.64% $74.97
ROCK OF AGES $497,905 4,621 4,664 99.08% $107.75
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $493,926 6,030 8,304 72.62% $81.91
WAR HORSE $474,389 5,109 8,552 59.74% $92.85
CLYBOURNE PARK $393,487 5,303 7,608 69.70% $74.20
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL $387,388 7,980 9,275 86.04% $48.54
END OF THE RAINBOW $237,516 3,853 7,920 48.65% $61.64