Broadway Grosses w/ 9/17/2023

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 9/17/2023 include The Lion King, Hamilton, Wicked, MJ The Musical, Aladdin, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Back To The Future: The Musical, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, A Beautiful Noise: The Neil Diamond Musical, and & Juliet.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 25
Previous Week: 22

Total Gross: $21,640,927.14
Previous Week: $21,334,228.13

Total Attendance: 203,025
Previous Week: 189,965

Average Capacity: 8,917 (90.31%)
Previous Week: 9,658 (88.02%)

Average Paid Admission: $101.79
Previous Week: $107.95

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in September 17, 2023.


  • PURLIE VICTORIOUS: A NON-CONFEDERATE ROMP THROUGH THE COTTON PATCH is in previews at the Music Box and opens on 9/27.
  • MELISSA ETHERIDGE: MY WINDOW began previews at Circle in the Square and opens on 9/28.
  • JAJA’S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING began previews at the Friedman and opens on 10/3.
  • GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! began previews at the Jones and opens on 10/12.
  • SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET cancelled 1 performance (Fri. 9/15) due to technical difficulties.
  • NYC Broadway Week began on 9/4 and ended on 9/17.

Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.


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