B.O. even; ‘Out’ 210g

Broadway grosses

NEW YORK — Broadway B.O. was on an even keel during Week 18 (Sept. 22-28), slowing by just 1.6% to $11,622,972. Attendance was down by a similar 1.3% to 175,276.

The roster of 20 shows was about evenly split between winners and losers for the week. The biggest gainers were tourist tuners like “Beauty and the Beast,” “42nd Street,” “The Producers” and “The Lion King,” all up by strong five-figure tallies.

Despite being the only play on Broadway, “Take Me Out” was the week’s biggest loser, falling by $32,628 to $210,406.

The 19 musicals grossed $11,412,566 for 98.2% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 170,981 at 83.7% of capacity.

The one play grossed $210,406 for 1.8% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 4,295 at 58.4% of capacity.

Average ticket prices were $66.75 for musicals, $48.99 for the play and $66.31 for all shows.

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