Broadway Grosses w/e 12/24/2023

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 12/24/2023 include The Lion King, Wicked, Hamilton, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Aladdin, MJ The Musical, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Merrily We Roll Along,  Back To The Future: The Musical. and Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 27
Previous Week: 26

Total Gross: $33,479,025.55
Previous Week: $31,465,465.12

Total Attendance: 226,167
Previous Week:  225,585

Average Capacity: 9,280 (88.89%)
Previous Week: 9,680 (89.27%)

Average Paid Admission: $139.51
Previous Week: $135.56

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in December 24, 2023.


  • APPROPRIATE opened at the Hayes on 12/18.
  • PRAYER FOR THE FRENCH REPUBLIC began previews at the Friedman and opens on 1/9.
  • Please note that several shows had 7 scheduled performances this week rather than their usual 8.
  • Christmas Eve fell within this week; it also fell within this week (Week 31) last season. Last season, Week 31 also included Christmas Day; this season, Christmas Day will fall within Week 32.

Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.

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