[Broadway Grosses w/e 10/16/2022] Welcome to Broadway

Kimberly Akimbo and KPOP have both started performances on Broadway and the total gross and average capacity/paid admission is down compared to the week prior.

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 10/16/22 include The Music Man, Hamilton, The Lion King, MJ The Musical, Wicked, Funny Girl, The Phantom of the Opera, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, and Aladdin, and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 27
Previous Week: 25

Total Gross: $28,621,479.66
Previous Week: $29,063,457.17

Total Attendance: 225,731
Previous Week: 222,263

Average Capacity: 9,202 (89.26%)
Previous Week: 9,653 (90.66%)

Average Paid Admission: $117.62
Previous Week: $121.77

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in October 16, 2022.


THE PIANO LESSON opened at the Barrymore 10/13.

TOPDOG/UNDERDOG is in previews at the Golden and opens 10/20.

ALMOST FAMOUS is in previews at the Jacobs and opens 11/3.

KIMBERLY AKIMBO began previews at the Booth and opens 11/10.

KPOP began previews at Circle in the Square and opens 11/20.

A Note About WICKED: There were two capacities at the Gershwin Theatre this week. Four performances had 1,807 seats and four performances had 1,926 seats, for a total capacity of 14,932. As this report cannot accommodate both capacities, the figure 1,867 was used.

Please note Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend fell within the week prior (week ending 10/9/2022).


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.


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