Monday, May 10, 2010
If you follow me on Twitter, you'll know that each Monday, I offer my quick analysis of each preceding week's box office on Broadway.
This week, I'm pleased to provide each tweet I posted today for your viewing pleasure in chronological order for the week ending May 9, 2010:
4:10 pm May 10th - WICKED, LION KING, ADDAMS FAMILY, PROMISESx2, BILLY ELLIOT, JERSEY BOYS, FENCES all have million $ weeks on Broadway
4:11 pm May 10th - At 98.8% capacity, WICKED last week's top Broadway show earning $1,529,199 Average tickets priced $106.94
4:12 pm May 10thWith week's highest capacity (101.7%), FENCES is week's top grossing play earning $1,008,104. Av tix priced $114.87
4:14 pm May 10th - A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC had week's highest average ticket price at $115.03. Earned $800,356 on 93.4% capacity
4:16 pm May 10th - Despite Tony nod for Best Play, NEXT FALL was week's lowest earner at $132,749 on 55% capacity. Av tix priced $51.20
4:17 pm May 10th via - EVERYDAY RAPTURE had week's lowest average ticket price: $42.33. Earned $187,862 on 75.0% capacity
4:18 pm May 10th - Last year's Best Play GOD OF CARNAGE had week's lowest capacity of 44.5%. Earned $260,819. Av tix priced $67.92
4:21 pm May 10th - 2009 Best Musical Revival HAIR had biggest capacity increase of 24.7% to 67.9%. Earned $388,662. Av tix priced $50.64
4:22 pm May 10th - COLLECTED STORIES had week's biggest capacity drop of 15.7% to 57.5%. Earned $148,166. Av tix priced $49.54
4:24 pm May 10th - FELA! and RED Tony nominations helped push capacity up for both shows: 22.3% and 12.4%, respectively
4:32 pm May 10th - Last week's top-earning play, Broadway revival of FENCES set Cort Theatre box office record
This is Steve On Broadway (SOB).