Broadway Grosses w/e 10/15/2023

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 10/15/2023 include The Lion King, Hamilton, Wicked, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Merrily We Roll Along, MJ The Musical, 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: 27
Previous Week: 26

Total Gross: $27,400,791.05
Previous Week: $26,973,476.46

Total Attendance: 217,118
Previous Week: 211,869

Average Capacity: 8,988 (87.76%)
Previous Week: 9,147 (87.38%)

Average Paid Admission: $121.66
Previous Week: $121.18

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in October 15, 2023.


  • MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG opened at the Hudson on 10/10.
  • GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! opened at the Jones on 10/12.
  • I NEED THAT began previews at the American Airlines and opens on 11/2.
  • Please note that Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Columbus Day weekend fell within the prior week. 


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.

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