[Broadway Grosses w/ 12/4/2022] An unforgettable night at the theater.

On Sunday, December 4th, the 3 remaining original queens in SIX took their final royal bow. Three blocks away, Neil Diamond walked the red carpet and surprised the opening night audience with a performance of his hit song ‘Sweet Caroline’.

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 12/4/22 include The Music Man, The Lion King, Hamilton, The Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, MJ The Musical, Funny Girl, Aladdin, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, SIX, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child..

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 35
Previous Week: 33

Total Gross: $33,891,293.11
Previous Week: $37,475,773.29

Total Attendance: 246,069
Previous Week: 259,298

Average Capacity: 9,096 (80.93%)
Previous Week:  9,597 (80.07%)

Average Paid Admission: $114.47
Previous Week: $129.42

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in December 4, 2022.


Please note that Thanksgiving fell within the prior week (week ending 11/27/2022). 

AIN’T NO MO’ opened at the Belasco on 12/1. 

A BEAUTIFUL NOISE, THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL opened at the Broadhurst on 12/4. 

OHIO STATE MURDERS is in previews at the Jones and opens on 12/8. 

SOME LIKE IT HOT is in previews at the Shubert and opens on 12/11. One performance (Mon. 11/28) was cancelled. 

BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY began previews at the Hayes and opens on 12/19. 

THE COLLABORATION began previews at the Friedman and opens on 12/20.


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.


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