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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Broadway Box Office Week 42: 03.12 - 03.18.12


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The Broadway Box Office Top Ten 
for the 42nd week of the 2011 - 2012 season 
(March 12 - 18; 29 productions):




1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (1) 
1. tie Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (2)
3. Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (3)
4. Evita (Musical Revival) Marquis Theatre (-)* 
5. Disney's Newsies (Musical) Nederlander Theatre (-)*
6. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) Foxwoods Theatre (9) 
7. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre (5) 
8. Death of a Salesman (Play Revival) (8)*
9. Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre (4)  
10. Rock of Ages (Musical) Helen Hayes Theatre (6)




* - Evita played 6 preview performances this week.
* - Disney's Newsies played 6 preview performances this week.
* - Death of a Salesman played 3 preview  and 4 performances this week.



(To find out how this is calculated, please click HERE.)
(-) - Last week's position in the Broadway Top Ten





  • Biggest Increase in Attendance: The Phantom of the Opera (+17.3%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (-11.3%)
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts: Wicked (+$279,693)
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts:  The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess  (-$134,611)
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: The Book of Mormon ($170.71)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission:   Wit ($41.37)
  • SRO Shows: The Book of Mormon, Wicked, Newsies
  • $1M Club: The Book of Mormon, The Lion King, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Wicked, The Phantom of the Opera, Evita



THE BOTTOM FIVE SHOWS THIS WEEK



25.  Venus in Fur (Play) Lyceum Theatre (18)
26.  Godspell (Musical Revival) Circle in the Square Theatre (24)
27.  Sister Act (Musical) Broadway Theatre (24)
28.  Wit (Play Revival) Samuel Friedman Theatre (20)
29.  Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Musical) Palace Theatre (24)


(-) - Last week's position in the Broadway Box Office

 

THE TOP FIVE NEW SHOWS THIS WEEK



1. Evita (Musical Revival) (4)
2. Disney's Newsies (Musical) (5) 
3. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) (6)
4. Death of a Salesman (Play Revival) (8)
5. Gore Vidal's The Best Man (Play Revival) (12)



(-) - Last week's position in the Broadway Box Office



Jeff
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