Monday, June 14, 2010

Broadway Box Office Tweets Tony Edition - Week Ending June 13, 2010

Broadway Box Office Tweets Tony Edition - Week Ending June 13, 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 past week was a particularly good one for the Great White Way as box office totals swelled by just over $2 million more than the previous week, no doubt as audiences flocked to see all the Tony nominated shows prior to Sunday night's award ceremonies.

For your viewing pleasure, here are my tweets in chronological order for the week ending June 13, 2010:


4:31 pm June 13 - Sold-out WICKED last week's top grossing Broadway show with $1,614,485. Average ticket price: $111.56

4:32 pm June 13 - Standing room only FENCES week's top grossing play $1,057,269 & week's highest capacity: 101.5%. Av tx priced $120.65

4:33 pm June 13 - A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC was week's highest priced ticket. Av price: $122.26. Grosses $911,429 on 100.1% capacity

4:34 pm June 13 - COLLECTED STORIES had last week's lowest gross: $117,408 & last week's lowest av tix priced: $30.55 (73.9% capacity)

4:35 pm June 13 - RACE had last week's lowest capacity of 59.1% grossing $358,328 & average tickets priced $71.64.

4:36 pm June 13 - AMERICAN IDIOT had biggest increase in capacity. Up 20.5% to 73.3%. Grosses w/av tix priced $86,66

4:37 pm June 13 - EVERYDAY RAPTURE & FENCES had week's "biggest" capacity drop of .1% & .2% respectively. Every other show gained

4:38 pm June 13 - WICKED stayed steady in 100% capacity week over week. They don't sell standing room only tickets

4:39 pm June 13 - Overall, Broadway box office was up 9.14% week over week. Grosses up more than $2 million to $21,958,013

6:14 pm June 13 - NEXT FALL producer Richard Willis hopes to keep show open through summer despite no Tony wins & low box office demand

Feel free to comment and let me know if you're surprised by any of these results.

This is Steve On Broadway (SOB).

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