Grosses are down for the week ending October 28, 2012

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Grosses are down about $2 million for the week ending October 28, 2012. Revenue per seat is fell about $10 and total attendance is dropped 13,440 people, however not every show experienced the decline. Glengarry Glen Ross made its way well into the Millionaire Club, grossing more than $1 million, even though the show played just shy of full capacity and its average ticket price was $10 less than last week’s end. At $154.73, Glengarry Glen Ross still has Broadway’s second most expensive ticket.

Wicked has finally regained the top spot. After several weeks trailing The Lion King, Wicked surges to the front of the pack, grossing $1, 657,271.

Bring It On: The Musical continues to struggle. The production played to a meager 51.36 capacity and grossed less than $300,000. The Performers, a new play starring Cheyenne Jackson and Alicia Silverstone also struggled in its first seven preview performers. It played to 58% capacity and only grossed $187,397.

Averages and Totals:

  • 9 Plays, 19 Musicals, 1 Specials
  • Gross Revenue— $20,083,783
  • 7 Shows in the Millionaire Club
  • Average Capacity— 79.47%
  • Average Ticket Price— $88.90
  • Revenue Per Seat— $70.65
  • Total Attendance— 214,909
  • Empty Seats— 54,918
Show Name Gross Total Attn Capacity % Cap Avg Paid Admission
WICKED $1,657,271 14,173 14,472 97.93% $116.93
THE LION KING $1,431,056 11,331 11,739 96.52% $126.30
THE BOOK OF MORMON $1,423,087 7,658 7,462 102.63% $185.83
GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS $1,142,044 7,381 7,497 98.45% $154.73
SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK $1,047,792 10,441 13,510 77.28% $100.35
EVITA $1,040,801 10,003 12,896 77.57% $104.05
ONCE $1,028,424 8,507 8,464 100.51% $120.89
NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT $984,485 9,919 11,512 86.16% $99.25
JERSEY BOYS $959,737 9,151 9,824 93.15% $104.88
NEWSIES $845,173 9,338 9,560 97.68% $90.51
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA $833,059 10,935 12,840 85.16% $76.18
FRANKIE VALLI AND THE FOUR SEASONS ON BROADWAY $770,182 6,330 7,036 89.97% $121.67
ANNIE $703,126 9,802 13,344 73.46% $71.73
MAMMA MIA! $667,027 7,684 10,486 73.28% $86.81
MARY POPPINS $581,807 8,782 12,579 69.81% $66.25
WAR HORSE $578,501 6,746 8,552 78.88% $85.75
THE HEIRESS $541,450 6,709 7,608 88.18% $80.70
CHICAGO $531,685 6,454 7,560 85.37% $82.38
GRACE $466,187 5,698 8,632 66.01% $81.82
CHAPLIN $434,473 5,640 8,360 67.46% $77.03
ROCK OF AGES $424,387 3,809 4,081 93.33% $111.42
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER $324,351 5,716 8,304 68.83% $56.74
BRING IT ON THE MUSICAL $297,777 5,481 10,672 51.36% $54.33
WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? $283,385 3,383 5,474 61.80% $83.77
CYRANO DE BERGERAC $241,344 3,899 5,824 66.95% $61.90
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD $223,455 5,507 8,032 68.56% $40.58
SCANDALOUS $222,066 6,371 10,816 58.90% $34.86
AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE $212,257 3,678 5,152 71.39% $57.71
THE PERFORMERS $187,397 4,383 7,539 58.14% $42.76