Broadway pulled in a total of $29,567,891 million for the week ending January 8, with 29 productions running. Theatregoers paid an average of $113 a ticket, with shows playing to 94 percent full houses.
The Tony Award-winning revival of The Color Purple soared in its final week of performances. The stripped down revival, starring Tony winner Cynthia Erivo as Celie, grossed $1,173,925 in its final week, breaking the house record at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre for an eight-performance schedule.
THIS WEEK’S TOP FIVE PRODUCTIONS BASED ON GROSS:
The Lion King ($2,045,683)
The Book of Mormon ($1,446,662)
THIS WEEK’S TOP FIVE PRODUCTIONS BASED ON CAPACITY:
Jersey Boys (118 percent)
The Color Purple (115 percent)
The Lion King (114 percent)
Aladdin (108 percent)
The Book of Mormon (107 percent)