[Broadway Grosses w/e 9/18/2022]Waving Through a Window

Last week we said happy trails to Dear Evan Hansen. And said hello to four new shows beginning previews: Leopoldstadt, Cost of Living, 1776, and Death of a Salesman.

The top 10 grossing shows from the week ending in 9/18/22 include The Music Man, Hamilton, MJ The Musical, The Lion King, Wicked, Moulin Rouge! The Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Funny Girl, and Aladdin.

See some quick data points below.

Number of Shows on Broadway: 24
Previous Week: 19

Total Gross: $24,954,516.85
Previous Week: $20,638,554.11

Total Attendance: 201,321
Previous Week: 176,777

Average Capacity: 9,223 (90.88%)
Previous Week: 10,362 (90.21%)

Average Paid Admission: $118.76
Previous Week: $116.21

Check out the individual show grosses for the week ending in September 18, 2022.


DEAR EVAN HANSEN closed 9/18.

LEOPOLDSTADT began previews at the Longacre and opens 10/2.

COST OF LIVING began previews at the Friedman and opens 10/3.

1776 began previews at the American Airlines and opens 10/6.

DEATH OF A SALESMAN began previews at the Hudson and opens 10/9.


Thanks to the Broadway League for sharing this data.


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