Broadway Show Ticket Sales Analysis w/e 9/22/2013

A Night with Janis JoplinBROADWAY SEES A BOOST IN TICKET SALES
As more and more new shows start appearing on Broadway, ticket sales are rising. This week saw an increase of nearly a million dollars, as the total Broadway ticket revenue went from the previous week’s $18,556,316 up to $19,497,278.

JANIS JOPLIN ON BROADWAY
People are already heading out in pretty good numbers to spend A Night with Janis Joplin. The musical revue, which just began preview performances this week, saw 90.71% attendance, with an average paid admission of $77.83.

THE WINSLOW BOY STARTS PREVIEWS
Audiences have been somewhat less enthusiastic about seeing The Winslow Boy, the latest revival production from Roundabout Theatre Company. In its first week on Broadway, the play filled the theater to just 63.84% capacity and had a very low average ticket price of $37.52.

The following are the Broadway ticket sales numbers from the week ending September 22, 2013:

Broadway Show Ticket Sales Analysis

Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN $144,461 1,856 90.71% $77.83
ANNIE $412,001 5,348 47.04% $77.04
BIG FISH $690,188 9,685 88.56% $71.26
CHICAGO $603,095 7,343 84.99% $82.13
CINDERELLA $624,567 7,479 53.39% $83.51
FIRST DATE $358,225 5,672 66.32% $63.16
JERSEY BOYS $876,545 8,536 86.89% $102.69
KINKY BOOTS $1,584,027 11,480 100.77% $137.98
MAMMA MIA! $775,756 9,054 75.55% $85.68
MATILDA $1,171,253 11,016 96.16% $106.32
MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL $1,425,653 11,841 98.22% $120.40
NEWSIES $630,288 7,865 82.96% $80.14
ONCE $660,873 6,875 81.15% $96.13
PIPPIN $962,677 8,008 101.11% $120.21
ROCK OF AGES $376,048 4,159 89.17% $90.42
ROMEO AND JULIET $471,441 7,495 71.03% $62.90
SOUL DOCTOR $143,750 3,642 64.85% $39.47
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $718,957 9,683 76.46% $74.25
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,759,612 8,752 102.63% $201.05
THE GLASS MENAGERIE $424,420 4,829 88.67% $87.89
THE LION KING $1,743,149 13,468 99.03% $129.43
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $896,703 10,869 84.65% $82.50
THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL $483,907 5,051 67.88% $95.80
THE WINSLOW BOY $88,627 2,362 63.84% $37.52
WICKED $1,471,059 12,987 89.74% $113.27
Totals: $19,497,278 195,355 82.07% $92.76

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 - The Stats Guy

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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 winners and loses long before the crowd. Favorite Celebrity: Ashton Kutcher