Broadway Ticket Sales Report Week ending July 1, 2007 By Carol-Ann Rudy TicketNews.com There was a considerable drop in ticket sales on Broadway, from...

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Broadway Ticket Sales Report
Week ending July 1, 2007

By Carol-Ann Rudy
TicketNews.com

There was a considerable drop in ticket sales on Broadway, from $20,428,069 the previous reporting period to $19,662,121 this past week. Overall, the season compares very favorably, $99,261,242 to date, with last season, $92,231,391. That’s a 7.6% difference.

No. 1 again was “Wicked” with $1,455,985 in ticket sales at 100% capacity followed by “The Lion King” with $1,271,337 also at 100% capacity, “Mary Poppins” with $1,205,797 at just under 100%, “Jersey Boys” with $1,179,974 at 100%, and trailed by “Beauty and the Beast” with $960,051 at 99% capacity.

The top three grossing plays of six currently on Broadway were “Frost/Nixon” with $505,947 at 86% capacity, followed by “Inherit the Wind” with $478,375 at over 96%, and “Radio Golf” with $255,162 at 69% capacity.

Falling behind all productions on Broadway was “Deuce” with just $233,648 in ticket sales at a little over 49% capacity. . .

Highest ticket price continues to be $351.50 for “Jersey Boys.”

“Old Acquaintance” opened at American Airlines Theatre on June 28.
“Xanadu,” in previews at the Helen Hayes Theatre, will open next Tuesday, July 10.

Closed this past week were “Radio Golf” and “Company.”


 

Broadway Gross Reports, July 1, 2007
All data provided by The League of American Theatres and Producers

Production
(Theatre)

Weekly Gross

Total Atten.

Prev.

Perf.

Capacity

Avg. Ticket Price

Atten. %

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

110 in the Shade
(Studio 54)

$352,681

6,972

0

8

996

$50.59

87.5%

A Chorus Line
(Schoenfeld)

$623,863

8,023

0

8

1,069

$77.76

93.8%

Avenue Q
(Golden)

$378,310

5,697

0

8

796

$66.41

89.5%

Beauty and Beast
(Lunt-Fontanne)

$960,051

11,990

0

8

1,509

$80.07

99.3%

Chicago
(Ambassador)

$495,525

7,164

0

8

1,080

$69.17

82.9%

Company
(Barrymore)

$448,158

7,007

0

8

1,046

$63.96

83.7%

Curtains
(Hirschfeld)

$801,780

10,352

0

8

1,422

$77.45

91.0%

Deuce
(Music Box)

$233,648

3,969

0

8

1,009

$58.87

49.2%

Frost/Nixon
(Jacobs)

$505,947

7,365

0

8

1,070

$68.70

86.0%

Grey Gardens
(Kerr)

$439,922

6,048

0

8

922

$72.74

82.0%

Hairspray
(Neil Simon)

$738,402

11,210

0

8

1,428

$65.87

98.1%

Inherit the Wind
(Lyceum)

$478,375

7,196

0

8

931

$66.48

96.6%

Jersey Boys
(August Wilson)

$1,179,974

9,850

0

8

1,222

$119.79

100.8%

Legally Blonde
(Palace)

$906,422

11,439

0

8

1,691

$79.24

84.6%

Les Miserables
(Broadhurst)

$546,898

8,187

0

8

1,122

$66.80

91.2%

Mamma Mia!
(Cadillac Winter Garden)

$883,218

11,847

0

8

1,498

$74.55

98.9%

Mary Poppins
(New Amsterdam)

$1,205,797

14,282

0

8

1,791

$84.43

99.7%

Old Acquaintance
(American Airlines)

$132,766

3,132

3

5

740

$42.39

52.9%

Radio Golf
(Cort)

$255,162

6,006

0

8

1,082

$42.48

69.4%

Rent
(Nederlander)

$339,504

6,440

0

8

1,181

$52.72

68.2%

Spamalot
(Shubert)

$783,971

10,639

0

8

1,441

$73.69

92.3%

Spring Awakening
(O’Neill)

$758,196

8,570

0

8

1,090

$88.47

98.3%

Tarzan
(Rodgers)

$635,186

9,803

0

8

1,319

$64.80

92.9%

The 25th…Bee
(Circle in Square)

$244,970

4,424

0

8

684

$55.37

80.8%

The Color Purple
(Broadway)

$926,854

12,090

0

8

1,718

$76.66

88.0%

The Drowsy Chaperone
(Marquis)

$531,878

8,151

0

8

1,611

$65.25

63.2%

The Lion King
(Minskoff)

$1,271,337

13,237

0

8

1,654

$96.04

100.0%

The Phantom of the Opera
(Majestic)

$734,261

11,290

0

8

1,607

$65.04

87.8%

The Year…Thinking
(Booth)

$213,867

3,358

0

7

782

$63.69

61.3%

Wicked
(Gershwin)

$1,455,985

14,472

0

8

1,809

$100.61

100.0%

Xanadu
(Hayes)

$199,214

3,673

8

0

594

$54.24

77.3%