I calculated it as follows: I ranked each show's percentage of capacity for the week from highest (#1) to lowest (#22). Then I ranked each show by average ticket price from highest (#1) to lowest (#22). Any show that showed an improved capacity got to deduct 1 point, any show that lost capacity had to add a point to their total, and any show with the same capacity as the prior week received a zero. Any show that increased its total B.O. cash total got to deduct 1 point, and any show that lost total B.O. cash from the prior week had to add a point. Finally, the show with the biggest loss of capacity got another point added, and the show with the greatest gain in capacity got to deduct another point. The show with the lowest total points is number 1, second lowest is number 2, all the way 22.
|#1: Matt Stone and Trey Parker at The Book of Mormon|
The Top 10 Broadway Box Office for the Week of September 26 - October 2:
- The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre Open Run.
- Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre Open Run.
- Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre Open Run.
- Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre Open Run.
- War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre Open Run.
- Follies (Musical Revival) Marquis Theatre Limited Engagement through January 22.
- Anything Goes (Musical Revival) Stephen Sondheim Theatre Open Run.
- Rock of Ages (Musical) Helen Hayes Theatre Open Run.
- Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) The Foxwoods Theatre Open Run.
- Relatively Speaking (Play) Brooks Atkinson Theatre Open Run.
|#6: Follies set a record of Sondheim shows this week: |
it grossed over $1M!
|#10: The first new play of the 2011-2012 season is a hit!|
Biggest Drop in Attendance: Memphis
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