Broadway Box-Office Analysis: January 2–8

Box Office   Broadway Box-Office Analysis: January 2–8
 
The Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple went out on a high note, breaking the house record at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.
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Broadway pulled in a total of $29,567,891 million for the week ending January 8, with 29 productions running. Theatregoers paid an average of $113 a ticket, with shows playing to 94 percent full houses.

The Tony Award-winning revival of The Color Purple soared in its final week of performances. The stripped down revival, starring Tony winner Cynthia Erivo as Celie, grossed $1,173,925 in its final week, breaking the house record at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre for an eight-performance schedule.

READ COMPLETE BROADWAY GROSSES FOR THE WEEK OF JANUARY 2–8

THIS WEEK’S TOP FIVE PRODUCTIONS BASED ON GROSS:
Hamilton ($2,456,491)
The Lion King ($2,045,683)
Wicked ($1,845,325)
Aladdin ($1,550,638)
The Book of Mormon ($1,446,662)

THIS WEEK’S TOP FIVE PRODUCTIONS BASED ON CAPACITY:
Jersey Boys (118 percent)
The Color Purple (115 percent)
The Lion King (114 percent)
Aladdin (108 percent)
The Book of Mormon (107 percent)

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