Broadway grosses

NEW YORK — Broadway held steady during Week 11 (Aug. 9-15). Grosses dipped 0.2% as attendance rose a slight 0.5% to 223,339.

Good fortune came to all of the shows that are about to close, including “Frozen” (up $13,902 to $119,900), “Aida” (up $33,240 to $693,809), “Caroline, or Change” (up $12,676 to $314,090), “Little Shop of Horrors” (up $29,610 to $376,054) and “The Boy From Oz,” which rose $148,701 to an Imperial house record $1,060,941 as it shifted from seven perfs to eight.

“Avenue Q” broke half a million for the first time, setting a Golden Theater house record with $501,135.

“Chicago” (down $78,421 to $496,047), “Beauty and the Beast” (down $75,790 to $660,849), and “The Frogs” (down $53,994 to $575,116) suffered the biggest declines.

The 22 musicals grossed $13,798,538 for 93.0% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 203,008 at 80.9% of capacity.

The six plays grossed $1,035,340 for 7.0% of the Broadway total, with attendance of 20,331 at 66.4% of capacity.

Average ticket prices were $67.97 for musicals, $50.92 for plays and $66.42 for all shows.

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