Broadway Grosses w/ 9/24/2023

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 9/24/2023 include The Lion King, Hamilton, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, MJ The Musical, Wicked, Merrily We Roll Along, Aladdin, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Back To The Future: The Musical, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 26
Previous Week: 25

Total Gross: $22,442,339.10
Previous Week: $21,640,927.14

Total Attendance: 198,785
Previous Week: 203,025

Average Capacity: 9,057 (84.29%)
Previous Week: 8,917 (90.31%)

Average Paid Admission: $107.71
Previous Week: $101.79

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in September 24, 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 is in previews at Circle in the Square and opens on 9/28.
  • JAJA’S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING is in previews at the Friedman and opens on 10/3.
  • MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG began previews at the Hudson and opens on 10/10.
  • GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! is in previews at the Jones and opens on 10/12.
  • HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD donated a block of seats for the Weds. 9/20 evening performance to the Entertainment Community Fund.


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.

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