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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Broadway Box Office Top Ten: 11.21 - 11.27.11


The Broadway Box Office Top Ten 
for the 26th week of the 2011 - 2012 season 
(November 21 - 27; 34 productions):




1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (1)*
2. Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway (Concert) Broadhurst Theatre (2)
3. Disney's The Lion King (Musical) Minskoff Theatre (3)
4. Wicked (Musical) Gershwin Theatre (5) 
5. War Horse (Play) Vivian Beaumont Theatre (4)
6. Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (Musical) The Foxwoods Theatre (10)
7. How to Succeed in Business... (Musical Revival) Al Hirschfeld Theatre (-)
8. Jersey Boys (Musical) August Wilson Theatre (6)
9. Anything Goes (Musical Revival) Stephen Sondheim Theatre (9)
10. Mary Poppins (Musical) New Amsterdam Theatre (-)
10.  tie The Phantom of the Opera (Musical) Majestic Theatre (-)



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




  • Biggest Increase in Attendance: Mary Poppins (+28.5%)
  • Biggest Decrease in Attendance: Godspell (-19.2%)
  • Biggest Increase in Gross Receipts: Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark (+$765,780)
  • Biggest Decrease in Gross Receipts: On a Clear Day You Can See Forever (-$184,987)*
  • Highest Average Paid Admission: The Book of Mormon ($170.42)
  • Lowest Average Paid Admission: Lysistrata Jones ($28.33)


  • SRO Shows: The Book of Mormon, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, The Lion King, War Horse, Wicked
  • $1M Club: The Book of Mormon, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Mary Poppins, The Phantom of the Opera, Jersey Boys, War Horse
  • $2M Club: Wicked, The Lion King, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark


* - The Book of Mormon played 9 performances this week; On a Clear Day You Can See Forever played 7 preview performances.

Figures provided by The Broadway League


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