Monday, October 04, 2010

Broadway Box Office Tweets - Week Ending October 3, 2010

George Gershwin Theatre Box Office (Home to Wicked)
Broadway Box Office Tweets - Week Ending October 3, 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 October 3, 2010:

12:35 pm October 4 - Early Broadway box office report: Billie Joe Armstrong pushed AMERICAN IDIOT gross to $1,092,334 http://nyti.ms/9pZ1Yh New song too!

3:25 pm October 4 - Broadway box office UP 4.67% last week to $17,278,362 in grosses. Up $800,000 week over week.

3:26 pm October 4 - Broadway capacity climbs 2.01% week over week to 79.6% or 222,529 seats out of 279,848 possible sold

3:27 pm October 4 - Broadway's average ticket price fell to $72.70 from $74.15 one week earlier. To be expected with new shows in previews

3:29 pm October 4 - Only 4 Broadway shows grossed more than $1 million each last week: WICKED, LION KING, AMERICAN IDIOT & JERSEY BOYS

3:30 pm October 4 - PROMISES PROMISES came close to $1 million week and BILLY ELLIOT only other show to gross more than $900,000

3:34 pm October 4 - Broadway shows with 90%+ capacity: WICKED, JERSEY BOYS, AMERICAN IDIOT, B ELLIOT, LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, MRS. WARREN, MAMMA MIA

3:36 pm October 4 - WICKED remains #1 at Broadway box office grossing $1,507,992 on 99.6% capacity. Average ticket price $104.61

3:37 pm October 4 - Having attracted its 5 millionth audience member, WICKED also had Broadway's highest capacity last week: 99.6%

3:38 pm October 4 - JERSEY BOYS had last week's highest average ticket price: $112.36. Grosses 1,086,925 on 98.5% capacity

3:40 pm October 4 - THE PITMEN PAINTERS had last week's lowest gross: $186,718 on 88.4% capacity. Average ticket price: $40.62

3:42 pm October 4 - MARY POPPINS had Broadway's lowest capacity last week: 59.2%, grossing $601,368 with average ticket price of $70.67

3:45 pm October 4 - MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION had last week's lowest average ticket price: $38.17. Gross: $205,714. Capacity: 91.0%

3:47 pm October 4 - Shows grossing under $300K: BLOODYx2 A JACKSON, NEXT TO NORMAL, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, MRS.WARREN, LOMBARDI, PITMEN PAINTERS

3:49 pm October 4 - Shows grossing under $300K: BLOODYx2 A JACKSON, NEXT TO NORMAL, BRIEF ENCOUNTER, MRS.WARREN, LOMBARDI, PITMEN PAINTERS

3:51 pm October 4 - Broadway's biggest capacity increase was for AMERICAN IDIOT w/Billie Joe Armstrong. Up 40.7% to 93.4%, gross: $1,092,334

3:54 pm October 4 - FELA! posted week's biggest capacity decline of 13% to 67.4%. Grossed $409,443

Do any of these results surprise you? Is you favorite show teetering on the brink of breakaway success or failure? Either way, feel free to comment below.

This is Steve On Broadway (SOB).



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1 Comments:

At 05 October, 2010, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Billie Joe Armstrong's impact on GWBOR for American Idiot has to be something the Rialto has never experienced before! Truly amazing!

 

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