[Broadway Grosses w/ 4/16/2023] Raising our glass to the angel of music

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 4/16/2023 include The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Wicked, Hamilton, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Funny Girl, Aladdin, MJ The Musical, Harry Potter and Cursed Child, and Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 34
Previous Week: 33

Total Gross: $38,484,982.40
Previous Week: $38,594,053.57

Total Attendance: 282,895
Previous Week: 280,760

Average Capacity: 9,243 (88.82%)
Previous Week: 9,145 (91.21%)

Average Paid Admission: $125.62
Previous Week: $125.66

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in April 16, 2023.


  • THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA closed on 4/16. The final performance was a primarily invited/comped performance. The performance on Fri. 4/14 was a charity performance. 
  • FAT HAM opened at the American Airlines on 4/12. 
  • CAMELOT opened at the Beaumont on 4/13. 
  • PETER PAN GOES WRONG is in previews at the Barrymore and opens on 4/19. 
  • THE THANKSGIVING PLAY is in previews at the Hayes and opens on 4/20. 
  • PRIMA FACIE began previews at the Golden and opens on 4/23. 
  • GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR is in previews at the Belasco and opens on 4/24. 
  • SUMMER, 1976 is in previews at the Friedman and opens on 4/25. 
  • NEW YORK, NEW YORK is in previews at the St. James and opens on 4/26. 
  • THE LION KING had a 9-performance week. 
  • Easter and the beginning of Passover fell within the prior week.


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.

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