Broadway box offices earned $26.1 million through the week ending April 29 with gross ticket sales up less than a percent over the previous...

Broadway box offices earned $26.1 million through the week ending April 29 with gross ticket sales up less than a percent over the previous week’s sales of $25.9 million.

As the 2011-2012 Broadway season comes to an end, 20 of the 39 shows on the Great White Way experienced an increase, with a loss among 19 productions compared to 29 the previous week, according to figures posted by The Broadway League.

The Lion King,” ($1.8 million) “Wicked,” ($1.7 million) “ The Book of Mormon,” ($1.6 million) and “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” ($1.4 million) were among the top earners through the final week of the season. Newcomer “Evita” also managed to earn a top spot, bringing in $1.5 million in ticket sales through the week ending April 29.

The 2012 Tony Award nominations were announced May 1 and according to Broadway.com, “Once” topped the list receiving eleven nods followed closely by “Broadway Gross Ticket Sales
Week Ending April 29, 2012

Production
(Theatre)
Weekly GrossTotal Atten.Prev.Perf.Total CapacityAvg. Ticket PriceAtten. %A Streetcar…Desire
(Broadhurst)$363,8425,790081,168$62.8462.0%Anything Goes
(Sondheim)$553,5496,306081,026$87.7876.8%Chicago
(Ambassador)$611,1787,255081,080$84.2484.0%Clybourne Park
(Kerr)$373,2305,96308951$62.5978.4%Death of a Salesman
(Barrymore)$900,7497,208071,036$124.9799.4%Don’t Dress For Dinner
(American Airlines)$177,6064,95935728$35.8185.1%End…Rainbow
(Belasco)$371,9304,58908990$81.0557.9%Evita
(Marquis)$1,515,74612,086081,612$125.4193.7%Ghost
(Lunt-Fontanne)$667,99410,667081,506$62.6288.5%Godspell
(Circle in Square)$227,2403,91508735$58.0466.6%Gore Vidal’s The Best Man
(Schoenfeld)$892,8778,374081,063$106.6298.5%How to Succeed…
(Hirschfeld)$475,9776,025081,424$79.0052.9%Jersey Boys
(August Wilson)$907,8958,552081,228$106.1687.1%Jesus Christ Superstar
(Simon)$626,6767,094081,424$88.3462.3%Leap of Faith
(St. James)$224,5399,325531,367$24.0885.3%Magic/Bird
(Longacre)$211,6394,547081,077$46.5452.8%Mamma Mia!
(Winter Garden)$804,6239,693081,498$83.0180.9%Mary Poppins
(New Amsterdam)$801,00811,117081,797$72.0577.3%Memphis
(Shubert)$597,8468,198081,470$72.9369.7%Newsies
(Nederlander)$897,0469,366081,195$95.7898.0%Nice Work If You Can Get It
(Imperial)$829,7559,557161,439$86.8294.9%Once
(Jacobs)$609,4127,070081,058$86.2083.5%One Man, Two Guvnors
(Music Box)$541,2636,30108975$85.9080.8%Other Desert Cities
(Booth)$305,5624,09208761$74.6767.2%Peter and the Starcatcher
(Atkinson)$302,4165,299081,064$57.0762.3%Porgy and Bess
(Rodgers)$558,1736,237081,335$89.4958.4%Priscilla…Desert
(Palace)$628,5238,116081,689$77.4460.1%Rock of Ages
(Hayes)$416,0094,32108583$96.2892.6%Seminar
(Golden)$134,2073,65608804$36.7156.8%Sister Act
(Broadway)$735,2619,986081,755$73.6371.1%Spider-Man…Dark
(Foxwoods)$1,371,73712,951081,930$105.9283.9%The Book of Mormon
(O’Neill)$1,603,2288,752081,066$183.18102.6%The Columnist
(Friedman)$227,6964,38316650$51.9596.3%The Lion King
(Minskoff)$1,761,85513,299081,677$132.4899.1%The Lyons
(Cort)$198,4325,179081,079$38.3160.0%The Phantom of the Opera
(Majestic)$890,18111,507081,605$77.3689.6%Venus in Fur
(Lyceum)$303,9134,17908906$72.7257.7%War Horse
(Beaumont)$721,0286,793081,069$106.1479.4%Wicked
(Gershwin)$1,742,57113,646081,809$127.7094.3%

All data provided by The Broadway League.