Broadway Grosses w/e 10/8/2023

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 10/8/2023 include The Lion King, Wicked, Hamilton, MJ The Musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Aladdin, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Back to the Future: The Musical, Merrily We Roll Along.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 26
Previous Week: 26

Total Gross: $26,973,476.46
Previous Week: $23,116,749.10

Total Attendance: 211,869
Previous Week: 199,458

Average Capacity: 9,147 (87.38%)
Previous Week: 9,147 (83.16%)

Average Paid Admission: $121.18
Previous Week: $110.25

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in October 8, 2023.


  • JAJA’S AFRICAN HAIR BRAIDING opened at the Friedman on 10/3.
  • MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG is in previews at the Hudson and officially opens on 10/10. The opening was celebrated at the Sunday, 10/8 preview, which was entirely comped.
  • GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! is in previews at the Jones and opens on 10/12.
  • Please note that Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Columbus Day weekend fell within this week. It also fell within Week 20 last season.


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.

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