Broadway Ticket Sales Report Week ending 14th, 2007 By Carol-Ann Rudy TicketNews.com Wicked continues its lead with the highest grosses on Broadway: $1,408,037 at...

Broadway Ticket Sales Report
Week ending 14th, 2007

By Carol-Ann Rudy
TicketNews.com

Wicked continues its lead with the highest grosses on Broadway: $1,408,037 at 100% capacity, a modest increase over last week. Jersey Boys follows with $1,197,901 at just over 100% capacity. Mary Poppins saw a drop in attendance to 92% with $1,104,243 and The Lion King dropped to 90% capacity with $1,032,612.

The Coast of Utopia, at close to 97% capacity, grossed $287,282, a modest increase of $8,134 over last week. Trailing closely with very good houses but a small drop in grosses were: Spamalot, at almost 98% capacity, $934, 297 and Avenue Q, at close to 97% capacity, $422,352.

Other productions ahead of the game with increases over last week’s grosses are Grey Gardens $467,346 at 81% capacity; The Color Purple $724,294 at 75%; Translations $180,854 at almost 86% capacity in its second week; The Vertical Hour $436,383 at about 73%; The Apple Tree $372,352 at close to 86%; The Little Dog Laughed $215,238 and just over 50%, Butley $330,287 at almost 77%; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee $255,862 at over 75%; and Hairspray $569,651 at just over 74% capacity.

As the temperatures drop, so have the remainder of theater grosses with the biggest changes from last week seen by The Lion King at $1,032,612, a loss of $190,216; The Phantom of the Opera at $672,470, a loss of $167,379; Beauty and the Beast at $590,259, a loss of $150,816; Les Miserables at $666,391, a loss of $115,465; and Chicago at $500,399, a loss of $110,377. All other productions trailed with less dramatic changes over last week.

Total grosses for the week were $17,341,690.

OPENINGS & CLOSINGS:
Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me closed January 7th, with a solidly profitable history.

Broadway Gross Reports, January 14th, 2007

All data provided by The League of American Theatres and Producers

Production
(Theatre)
Weekly GrossTotal Atten.Prev.Perf.Total CapacityAvg. Ticket PriceAtten. %
A Chorus Line
(Schoenfeld)
$807,8808,014081,069$100.8193.7%
Avenue Q
(Golden)
$422,3526,16308796$68.5396.8%
Beauty and Beast
(Lunt-Fontanne)
$590,2599,699081,509$60.8680.3%
Butley
(Booth)
$330,2874,79908780$68.8276.9%
Chicago
(Ambassador)
$500,3996,758081,080$74.0578.2%
Company
(Barrymore)
$420,6275,561081,046$75.6466.5%
Grey Gardens
(Kerr)
$467,3466,04108922$77.3681.9%
Hairspray
(Neil Simon)
$569,6518,480081,428$67.1874.2%
Jersey Boys
(August Wilson)
$1,197,9019,847081,222$121.65100.7%
Les Miserables
(Broadhurst)
$666,3917,834081,122$85.0687.3%
Mamma Mia!
(Cadillac Winter Garden)
$854,71611,060081,498$77.2892.3%
Mary Poppins
(New Amsterdam)
$1,104,24313,205081,791$83.6292.2%
Rent
(Nederlander)
$445,1787,606081,181$58.5380.5%
Spamalot
(Shubert)
$934,29711,273081,441$82.8897.8%
Spring Awakening
(O’Neill)
$481,2746,735081,090$71.4677.2%
Tarzan
(Rodgers)
$613,3548,869081,319$69.1684.1%
The 25th…Bee
(Circle in Square)
$255,8624,12708684$62.0075.4%
The Apple Tree
(Studio 54)
$372,3526,898081,006$53.9885.7%
The Coast of Utopia
(Beaumont)
$287,2824,051041,047$70.9296.7%
The Color Purple
(Broadway)
$724,29410,317081,718$70.2075.1%
The Drowsy Chaperone
(Marquis)
$812,24810,411081,611$78.0280.8%
The Lion King
(Minskoff)
$1,032,61211,543081,598$89.4690.3%
The Little Dog Laughed
(Cort)
$215,2384,604081,082$46.7553.2%
The Phantom of the Opera
(Majestic)
$672,47010,245081,607$65.6479.7%
The Producers
(St. James)
$537,9038,302081,706$64.7960.8%
The Vertical Hour
(Music Box)
$436,3835,80808993$75.1373.1%
Translations
(Biltmore)
$180,8544,46880650$40.4885.9%
Wicked
(Gershwin)
$1,408,03714,472081,809$97.29100.0%