[Broadway Grosses w/ 10/22/2023]

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 10/22/2023 include The Lion King, Merrily We Roll Along, Wicked, Hamilton, Sweeney Todd; The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, MJ The Musical, Aladdin, Back to the Future: The Musical, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 28
Previous Week: 27

Total Gross: $28,106,859.89
Previous Week: $27,400,791.05

Total Attendance: 224,832
Previous Week: 217,118

Average Capacity: 8,976 (87.85%)
Previous Week: 8,988 (87.76%)

Average Paid Admission: $130.80
Previous Week: $121.66

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in October 22, 2023.


  • I NEED THAT is in previews at the American Airlines and opens on 11/2.
  • HARMONY began previews at the Barrymore and opens on 11/13.
  • The matinee of HAMILTON on Weds. 10/18 was an education matinee.
  • There were two capacities for WICKED at the Gershwin Theatre this week. Four performances had 1,807 seats and four performances had 1,926 seats, for a total capacity of 14,932. As this report cannot accommodate both capacities, the figure 1,867 was used.


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.

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