Grosses Up for Week Ending June 17!

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In the week folowing the Tony Awards telecast, grosses are up! The night’s biggest winner, Once, scored big at the box office, working its way well into the top ten. The production grossed $955,362, its best showing since performances began in February. Newises also had a stellar week. The show broke the box office record at the Nederland Theatre for a third time, taking in $1,024,516 in ticket sales.

Venus in Fur also saw a considerable jump in sales. After Nina Arianda’s win for Best Actress in a play, the production saw grosses $200,000 more than last week’s end. Other Desert Cities and Don’t Dress for Dinner, both of which finished their Broadway runs, grossed $424,313 and $213,004 repectively. And Harvey, starring Jim Parson, opened on June 14. It played to 100% capacity and grossed $558,530.

Averages and Totals:

  • 13 plays, 22 musicals
  • Gross Revenue – $25,535,981
  • 6 shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity – 78.17%
  • Average Ticket Price -$89.41
  • Revenue Per Seat – $69.90
  • Total attendance – 269,169
  • Empty Seats- 75,115
Show Name Gross Total Attendance Capacity % Capacity Avg Paid Admission
WICKED $1,980,203 14,146 14,472 97.75% $139.98
THE LION KING $1,878,450 13,419 13,416 100.02% $139.98
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,596,688 8,752 8,528 102.63% $182.44
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,584,513 14,328 15,440 92.80% $110.59
EVITA $1,238,442 10,262 12,896 79.58% $120.68
NEWSIES $1,049,581 9,691 9,560 101.37% $108.30
ONCE $955,362 8,543 8,464 100.93% $111.83
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $930,679 9,099 11,512 79.04% $102.28
JERSEY BOYS $898,832 9,057 9,824 92.19% $99.24
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $870,975 11,335 12,840 88.28% $76.84
MARY POPPINS $851,507 11,555 14,376 80.38% $73.69
GORE VIDAL’S THE BEST MAN $750,312 7,169 8,504 84.30% $104.66
MAMMA MIA! $687,045 8,693 11,984 72.54% $79.03
SISTER ACT $665,744 9,261 14,040 65.96% $71.89
PORGY AND BESS $655,364 7,975 10,680 74.67% $82.18
ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS $648,505 6,466 7,800 82.90% $100.29
VENUS IN FUR $635,622 5,994 7,248 82.70% $106.04
WAR HORSE $602,558 6,079 8,552 71.08% $99.12
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $573,367 6,701 8,400 79.77% $85.56
GHOST $562,010 7,401 12,040 61.47% $75.94
HARVEY $558,530 9,042 9,036 100.07% $61.77
MEMPHIS $539,217 7,735 11,760 65.77% $69.71
CHICAGO $505,596 6,216 8,640 71.94% $81.34
PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT $502,013 6,929 13,512 51.28% $72.45
ANYTHING GOES $479,201 6,548 8,208 79.78% $73.18
ROCK OF AGES $476,967 4,590 4,664 98.41% $103.91
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR $476,383 6,251 11,392 54.87% $76.21
CLYBOURNE PARK $451,082 5,770 7,608 75.84% $78.18
OTHER DESERT CITIES $424,313 5,324 6,088 87.45% $79.70
A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE $324,585 5,018 9,344 53.70% $64.68
END OF THE RAINBOW $318,488 4,138 7,920 52.25% $76.97
THE COLUMNIST $238,792 4,018 5,200 77.27% $59.43
THE LYONS $217,732 4,050 8,632 46.92% $53.76
DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER $213,004 4,177 5,824 71.72% $50.99
GODSPELL $194,322 3,437 5,880 58.45% $56.54