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Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Broadway Box Office Top Ten: 12.12 - 12.18.11


The Broadway Box Office Top Ten 
for the 29th week of the 2011 - 2012 season 
(December 12 - 18; 35 productions):


#5: Wicked



1. Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway (Concert) Broadhurst Theatre (1)
1. tie The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (2)
3. Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (3)
4. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre (5) 
5. Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (4)
6. The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (Musical Revival) Richard Rodgers Theatre (-) 
7. Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre (6)
8. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Musical Revival) Al Hirschfeld Theatre (10)
9. Other Desert Cities (Play) Booth Theatre (8)
9. tie Venus in Fur (Play) Samuel Friedman Theatre (-)


#9: Venus in Fur

(-) - Last week's position in the Broadway Top Ten



  • Biggest Increase in Attendance: Follies (+11.4%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance: Bonnie and Clyde (-18.6%)
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (+$99,614)
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts: Sister Act (-$182,283)
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway ($160.49)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission: Lysistrata Jones ($25.14)
#7 - Jersey Boys
  • SRO Shows: The Book of Mormon, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, War Horse
  • $1M Club: The Lion King, Wicked, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, The Book of Mormon, Jersey Boys, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

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