Broadway Box Office Tweets - Week Ending September 19, 2010Broadway Box Office Tweets - Week Ending September 19, 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.
For your viewing pleasure, here are my tweets in chronological order for the week ending September 19, 2010:
4:40 pm September 20 - Broadway's box office up 8.36% last week over previous one, grossing $14,602,873
4:41 pm September 20 - Broadway capacity up 2.87% last week to 73.34% or 178,387 seats sold out of 240,032
4:42 pm September 20 - Broadway's average ticket price last week was $77.13 down from $77.54 one week earlier
4:43 pm September 20 - WICKED, THE LION KING and JERSEY BOYS only Broadway shows to each gross over $1 million last week at box office
4:44 pm September 20 - BILLY ELLIOT and PROMISES PROMISES each gross over $900,000 at box office on Broadway last week
4:46 pm September 20 - Broadway's #1 grossing show is also #1 capacity: WICKED grossing $1,479,055 at 99% capacity. Av tix priced $103.21
4:48 pm September 20 - THE LION KING had week's highest average ticket price on Broadway of $110.77. Grosses $1,210,030 on 81.4% capacity
4:50 pm September 20 - Among Broadway musicals playing 8 performances, NEXT TO NORMAL had week's lowest gross: $198,017. 57.9% capacity
4:52 pm September 20 - Among shows playing 8 performances, WEST SIDE STORY drew week's lowest capacity of 55.3% BUT MARY POPPINS drew 55.8% grossing $540,903
4:54 pm September 20 - Among all Broadway shows PITMEN PAINTERS had week's lowest gross $189,291 Average ticket price: $49.28. 73.9% capacity
4:55 pm September 20 - BRIEF ENCOUNTER had Broadway's lowest average ticket price: $42.14. Gross: $212,473 Capacity: 62.9%
4:57 pm September 20 - FELA! had Broadway biggest capacity increase of 11.7% to 75.8%, grossing $463,706. Average ticket price $74.24
4:58 pm September 20 - NEXT TO NORMAL had Broadway's biggest capacity decrease week over week. Down 8.6% to 57.9%
4:59 pm September 20 - WICKED and JERSEY BOYS only two Broadway shows last week to attract capacity crowds of over 90%
5:03 pm September 20 - Grossing under $500,000: AMERICAN IDIOT,FELA,ROCK OF AGES,CHICAGO, MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, NEXT TO NORMAL,PITMEN PAINTERS
5:04 pm September 20 - MARY POPPINS, WEST SIDE STORY and NEXT TO NORMAL only Broadway shows under 60% capacity last week.
Feel free to comment and let me know if you're surprised by any of these results.
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