Grosses on the rise for the week ending July 29, 2012

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Wicked reclaims the top spot for the week ending July 29, 2012, putting an end to The Lion King’s reign as the highest grossing Broadway production by grossing $2,055,433. The Lion King, Spider-man, The Book of Mormon, Evita, Once, Newises, The Phantom of the Opera and Mary Poppins join Wicked in the millionaire club.

Harvey, starring Jim Parsons, packed the house, playing to a capacity of 103.74%. It grossed $680,884; up from last week’s end. The production plays just one more week at Studio 54.

End of the Rainbow finds itself at the bottom again. The show grossed only $219,181 and played to a capacity of 43.48%.

Averages and Totals:

  • 7 plays, 20 musicals
  • Gross Revenue – $23,423,048
  • 9 shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity – 82.73%
  • Average Ticket Price -$95.52
  • Revenue Per Seat – $79.02
  • Total attendance – 235,762
  • Empty Seats- 47,566
Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity % Capacity Avg Paid Admission
WICKED $2,055,433 14,225 14,472 98.29% $144.49
THE LION KING $2,039,698 13,417 13,416 100.01% $152.02
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,768,619 14,855 15,440 96.21% $119.06
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,629,488 8,752 8,528 102.63% $186.18
EVITA $1,253,587 11,164 12,896 86.57% $112.29
ONCE $1,088,263 8,394 8,464 99.17% $129.65
NEWSIES $1,044,016 9,736 9,560 101.84% $107.23
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $1,016,697 12,164 12,840 94.74% $83.58
MARY POPPINS $1,007,287 12,321 14,376 85.71% $81.75
JERSEY BOYS $924,710 9,269 9,824 94.35% $99.76
MAMMA MIA! $898,564 10,592 11,984 88.38% $84.83
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $799,077 7,959 11,512 69.14% $100.40
SISTER ACT $788,215 10,492 14,040 74.73% $75.13
HARVEY $680,884 8,332 8,032 103.74% $81.72
CHICAGO $626,016 7,701 8,640 89.13% $81.29
MEMPHIS $602,970 9,187 11,760 78.12% $65.63
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS $599,544 6,223 7,800 79.78% $96.34
GHOST $584,172 7,637 12,040 63.43% $76.49
PORGY AND BESS $583,774 6,696 10,680 62.70% $87.18
GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN $540,523 5,883 8,504 69.18% $91.88
WAR HORSE $510,278 5,421 8,552 63.39% $94.13
ROCK OF AGES $500,260 4,587 4,664 98.35% $109.06
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $470,317 5,775 8,400 68.75% $81.44
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL $467,219 9,879 10,424 94.77% $47.29
CLYBOURNE PARK $375,483 5,161 7,608 67.84% $72.75
FELA! $348,776 6,496 10,952 59.31% $53.69
END OF THE RAINBOW $219,181 3,444 7,920 43.48% $63.64