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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Broadway Box Office: Week 4: 06.18 - 06.24.12

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS WEEK'S SEMI-FINAL ROUND OF "HOT/HOTTER" AND THIS MONTH'S THEATRE POLL - 
BOTH TO YOUR LEFT!
Broadway Box Office
Week #4 of the 2012 - 2013 Season
June 18 - 24; 32 Productions



Despite a hefty bounce at the box office, both of this week's closers, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Godspell still had pretty weak weeks, percentage-wise, 68.8% and 77.3%, respectively. .  Still, both shows went out on a high, with Godspell gaining 18.9% in attendance and $111,294 in receipts, and Priscilla gaining 17.6% attendance and a tidy $225,098 bump in receipts.  The other big gainer this week was Peter and the Starcatcher with a 12.8% bump in attendance (to a nice 92.6%), and modest gain of $88, 334 in receipts.  The Tony-winning Best Play, Clybourne Park remained relatively flat, dipping only slightly in attendance and box office.  The biggest loser of the week, the Tony-winning Best Musical Revival, The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess took a dive, dipping a huge 17.2% to end up with just 57.5% of the seats filled.  Of course, this is without Audra McDonald, who is out sick until next month.  (I have my thoughts about that, which I will keep to myself.)  Other than that, the usual shows are doing well, the rest continue to yo-yo up and down, and the shows getting ready to close are wheezing their way out.


RANK
THIS
WEEK
SHOW TITLESHOW
TYPE
THEATRERANK
LAST
WEEK
UP/
DOWN
1The Book of MormonMusicalEugene O'Neill1Same
2Disney's The Lion KingMusicalMinskoff2Same
3WickedMusicalGershwin3Same
4Once MusicalBernard B. Jacobs 3-1
5Disney's Newsies: The MusicalMusicalNederlander3-2
6Rock of AgesMusicalHelen Hayes 7+1
7Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark MusicalFoxwoods6-1
8Jersey BoysMusicalAugust Wilson9+1
9 tiePeter and the StarcatcherPlayBrooks Atkinson15+6
9 tieNice Work If You Can Get ItMusicalImperial14+5
11EvitaMusical RevivalMarquis10-1
12One Man, Two GuvnorsPlayMusic Box12-1
13Gore Vidal's The Best ManPlay RevivalGerald Schoenfeld11-2
14 Harvey Play RevivalStudio 54 17+3
15The Phantom of the OperaMusical Majestic16+1
16Disney's Mary PoppinsMusicalNew Amsterdam18+2
17ChicagoMusical RevivalAmbassador23+6
18War HorsePlayVivian Beaumont20+2
19Mamma MiaMusicalWinter Garden18-1
20Priscilla Queen of the DesertMusicalPalace31+11
21Anything Goes
Musical
Revival
Stephen Sondheim23+2
22Clybourne ParkPlayWalter Kerr22Same
23Ghost: The MusicalMusicalLunt-Fontanne27+4
24 tieGodspell
Musical
Revival
Circle-in-the-Square34+10
24 tieThe Gershwins' Porgy and BessMusical RevivalRichard Rodgers20-4
26Sister ActMusicalBroadway26Same
27 MemphisMusicalShubert27Same
28Jesus Christ Superstar
Musical
Revival
Neil Simon29+1
29The ColumnistPlaySamuel J. Friedman25-4
30End of the RainbowPlayBelasco29-1
31A Streetcar Named DesirePlay Broadhurst33+2
32The LyonsPlayCort35+3

SRO: Harvey, Once, The Book of Mormon, Disney's The Lion King, Disney's Newsies
$100+ tickets: The Book of Mormon, The Lion King, Wicked, Evita, Once, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Rock of Ages, Jersey Boys, Newsies, Nice Work If You Can Get It, The Best Man, One Man, Two Guvnors
$2M Club: Wicked
$1M Club: The Lion KIng, The Book of Mormon, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, Once, Newsies, Evita



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