Broadway Show Ticket Sales Analysis w/e 9/1/2013

Let It Be Broadway ShowTINY DIP IN BROADWAY REVENUE THIS WEEK
The overall ticket sales numbers for Broadway shows went down this week, but only by a small amount. While the previous week’s total ticket revenue came in at $20,604,711, this week’s was a little over $100,000 lower at $20,496,640.

LET IT BE GOES OUT WITH LOW NUMBERS
The Beatles tribute show Let It Be didn’t last on Broadway long, ending its brief run this weekend. Originally scheduled for a limited engagement to run into December, the multimedia musical revue couldn’t generate enough interest to last beyond the summer. In its closing week, the production earned a low average paid admission of $55.62, filling the theater to only 51.49% capacity.

The following are the Broadway ticket sales numbers from the week ending September 1, 2013:

Broadway Show Ticket Sales Analysis

Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm
ANNIE $720,823 9,003 65.89% $80.06
CHICAGO $602,100 7,556 87.45% $79.69
CINDERELLA $806,878 9,065 64.71% $89.01
FIRST DATE $464,602 7,037 82.28% $66.02
FOREVER TANGO $210,053 4,724 63.63% $44.47
JERSEY BOYS $804,982 8,523 86.76% $94.45
KINKY BOOTS $1,683,060 11,458 100.58% $146.89
LET IT BE $385,586 6,933 51.49% $55.62
MAMMA MIA! $773,583 9,019 75.26% $85.77
MATILDA $1,335,417 11,540 100.73% $115.72
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL $1,428,092 11,708 97.11% $121.98
NEWSIES $802,255 9,091 95.90% $88.25
ONCE $688,789 7,586 89.54% $90.80
PIPPIN $990,567 7,806 98.56% $126.90
ROCK OF AGES $388,406 4,267 91.49% $91.03
ROMEO AND JULIET $489,143 6,527 70.69% $74.94
SOUL DOCTOR $171,977 4,108 73.15% $41.86
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $969,849 10,628 68.83% $91.25
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,745,146 8,752 102.63% $199.40
THE LION KING $1,818,423 13,507 99.32% $134.63
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $958,454 11,124 86.64% $86.16
THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL $565,669 6,081 81.72% $93.02
WICKED $1,692,789 13,169 91.00% $128.54
Totals: $20,496,640 199,212 83.71% $96.80

Broadway ticket sales raw data are provided courtesy of The Broadway League All other data, text, opinion, charts and commentary are copyright © 2012 nytix.com

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Michael Tubbs

Michael Tubbs

Finance and Stats at New York Show Tickets Inc.
Michael's passion for Broadway and statistics came together perfectly for his assignment as "Broadway Sales Analyst" at New York Show Tickets Inc. He loves to forecast future Broadway ticket sales, diagnose breaking trends and can spot Broadway show winners and losers long before the rest of the crowd. Favorite Celebrity: Ashton Kutcher