Biz even; ‘Ave Q’ 406g

Broadway Grosses

NEW YORK — Broadway held steady during Week 34 (Jan. 12-18), slipping by just .8% to $13,964,697. Attendance of 202,972 was off by 2.4%.

The roster was roughly split between gainers and losers, with few major fluctuations. “Urinetown” ended its run after almost 1,000 perfs, while Lincoln Center Theater’s “Henry IV” also concluded its limited run.

“Avenue Q” continues to post impressive numbers, taking $406,893 of a potential of roughly $450,000. “Wonderful Town” and “Wicked” also are doing good biz, while “I Am My Own Wife” gained by $10,000 to $196,114.

The 21 musicals grossed $12,358,866 for 88.5% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 176,522 at 75.5% of capacity.

The six plays grossed $1,605,831 for 11.5% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 26,450 at 66.6% of potential.

Average ticket prices were $70.01 for musicals, $60.71 for plays and $68.80 for all shows.

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