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Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Broadway Box Office Top 10: 10.10 - 10.16.11


#1: The Book of Mormon

The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the Week of October 10 - 16: (26 productions)

1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (1)
2. Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (2)
3. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont (3)
4. Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (4)
5. Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre (5)
6. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) The Foxwoods Theatre (9)
7. Anything Goes (Musical Revival) Stephen Sondheim Theatre (6)
8. The Mountaintop (Play) Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (-)
9. Relatively Speaking (Play) Brooks Atkinson Theatre (-)
10. How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Musical Revival)Hirschfeld Theatre (7)  

#6: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (up 3!)

#8: The Mountaintop (The most popular new play of the week!)

  • Biggest Increase in Attendance: The Mountaintop (+12.4%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance: Mary Poppins (-5.6%)
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts: Follies (+$151,879)
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts: Sister Act (-$64,962)
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: The Book of Mormon ($152.42)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission: Chi' ng.lish ($47.99)

( - ) : Last Week's Position in Top Ten

The Broadway Box Office Top 10 calculated it as follows:
  • Each show's percentage of capacity for the week is ranked from highest (#1) to lowest (#26).
  • Each show is ranked by average ticket price from highest (#1) to lowest (#26).
  • Any production that showed an improved capacity is deducted 1 point.
  • Any production that lost capacity had a point added to their total.
  • Any show with the same capacity as the prior week received a zero.
  • Any show that increased its total B.O. cash total is deducted 1 point.
  • Any show that lost total B.O. cash from the prior week had a point added.
  • The production with the biggest loss of capacity overall got an additional point added.
  • The production with the greatest gain in capacity got an additional point deducted.
  • The show with the lowest total points is number 1, second lowest is number 2, all the way 26.

Jeff 

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