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NEW ON BROADWAY: SIX - Previews 9.17.21 Opens 10.7.21 Caroline, or Change -Previews 10.8.21 Opens 10.27.21 Trouble in Mind - Previews 10.8.21 Opens 10.27.21 Mrs. Doubtfire - Previews 10.21.21 Opens 12.5.21 Diana - Previews 12.1.21 Opens 12.16.21 Company - Previews 12.20.21 Opens 1.9.22 The Music Man - Previews 12.20.21 Opens 2.10.22 Birthday Candles - Previews 3.18.22 Opens 4.10.22 The Lehman Trilogy - TBA The Minutes - TBA MJ: The Musical - TBA Plaza Suite - Previews TBA American Buffalo - TBA Take Me Out - TBA 1776 - TBA Flying Over Sunset - TBA Sing Street - TBA Our Town - TBA Thoughts of a Colored Man - TBA Pass Over - TBA

COMING UP THIS WEEK: 5/10: 1970s Broadway Musical Logo Madness! Elimination Group D! - 5/11: This Week in Broadway History - 5/12: Broadway Who's Who - 5/13: Broadway Media TBA - 5/14: Broadway Game!

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Broadway Box Office: Week 45: 04.02 - 04.08.12


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The Broadway Box Office Top Ten 
for the 45th week of the 2011 - 2012 season 
(April 2 - 8; 39 productions):


THE TOP TEN SHOWS OF THE WEEK

1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (1) 
2. Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (3)
3. Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (2) 
4. Disney's Newsies (Musical) Nederlander Theatre (10) 
4. tie Death of a Salesman (Play Revival) (5)*
6. Evita (Musical Revival) Marquis Theatre (4)*
7. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre (8) 
8. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) Foxwoods Theatre (6)
9.  Mary Poppins (Musical) New Amsterdam Theatre (-)
10. The Phantom of the Opera (Musical) Majestic Theatre (-)





* - Evita played 4 previews 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: Mary Poppins (+17.9%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance:  Seminar (-27%)
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (+$490,749)
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts:  Seminar (-$247,585)
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: The Book of Mormon ($181.70)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission:   The Lyons ($16.93)
  • SRO Shows: The Book of Mormon, The Lion King, Newsies, Wicked
  • $1M Club: The Book of Mormon, Evita, Mary Poppins, The Phantom of the Opera
  • $2M Club: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Wicked, The Lion King


THE BOTTOM FIVE SHOWS THIS WEEK




35. Other Desert Cities (Play) Booth Theatre (32)
36. Don't Dress For Dinner (Play) American Airlines Theatre (33) 
37. Seminar (Play) Golden Theatre (12)
38. Magic/Bird Longacre Theatre (34)  
39. The Lyons (Play) Cort Theatre  (-)  


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



THE TOP FIVE NEW SHOWS THIS WEEK 




1. Disney's Newsies (Musical) (5)
1. tie Death of a Salesman (Play Revival) (2) 
3. Evita (Musical Revival) (1)
4. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) (3) 
5. Jesus Christ Superstar (-)


Jeff
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