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 Gross Total Atten. Prev. Perf. Total Capacity Avg. Ticket Price Atten. %
A Chorus Line
(Schoenfeld)
$807,880 8,014 0 8 1,069 $100.81 93.7%
Avenue Q
(Golden)
$422,352 6,163 0 8 796 $68.53 96.8%
Beauty and Beast
(Lunt-Fontanne)
$590,259 9,699 0 8 1,509 $60.86 80.3%
Butley
(Booth)
$330,287 4,799 0 8 780 $68.82 76.9%
Chicago
(Ambassador)
$500,399 6,758 0 8 1,080 $74.05 78.2%
Company
(Barrymore)
$420,627 5,561 0 8 1,046 $75.64 66.5%
Grey Gardens
(Kerr)
$467,346 6,041 0 8 922 $77.36 81.9%
Hairspray
(Neil Simon)
$569,651 8,480 0 8 1,428 $67.18 74.2%
Jersey Boys
(August Wilson)
$1,197,901 9,847 0 8 1,222 $121.65 100.7%
Les Miserables
(Broadhurst)
$666,391 7,834 0 8 1,122 $85.06 87.3%
Mamma Mia!
(Cadillac Winter Garden)
$854,716 11,060 0 8 1,498 $77.28 92.3%
Mary Poppins
(New Amsterdam)
$1,104,243 13,205 0 8 1,791 $83.62 92.2%
Rent
(Nederlander)
$445,178 7,606 0 8 1,181 $58.53 80.5%
Spamalot
(Shubert)
$934,297 11,273 0 8 1,441 $82.88 97.8%
Spring Awakening
(O’Neill)
$481,274 6,735 0 8 1,090 $71.46 77.2%
Tarzan
(Rodgers)
$613,354 8,869 0 8 1,319 $69.16 84.1%
The 25th…Bee
(Circle in Square)
$255,862 4,127 0 8 684 $62.00 75.4%
The Apple Tree
(Studio 54)
$372,352 6,898 0 8 1,006 $53.98 85.7%
The Coast of Utopia
(Beaumont)
$287,282 4,051 0 4 1,047 $70.92 96.7%
The Color Purple
(Broadway)
$724,294 10,317 0 8 1,718 $70.20 75.1%
The Drowsy Chaperone
(Marquis)
$812,248 10,411 0 8 1,611 $78.02 80.8%
The Lion King
(Minskoff)
$1,032,612 11,543 0 8 1,598 $89.46 90.3%
The Little Dog Laughed
(Cort)
$215,238 4,604 0 8 1,082 $46.75 53.2%
The Phantom of the Opera
(Majestic)
$672,470 10,245 0 8 1,607 $65.64 79.7%
The Producers
(St. James)
$537,903 8,302 0 8 1,706 $64.79 60.8%
The Vertical Hour
(Music Box)
$436,383 5,808 0 8 993 $75.13 73.1%
Translations
(Biltmore)
$180,854 4,468 8 0 650 $40.48 85.9%
Wicked
(Gershwin)
$1,408,037 14,472 0 8 1,809 $97.29 100.0%