Broadway grannies follow the holiday season

‘Mrs. Doubtfire ‘opened on Broadway last week. (Photo: Joan Marcus)

Broadway gross receipts fell from Thanksgiving highs last week, but still maintained high levels.

Grosses across the 29 Broadway shows reached $ 26.2 million in the week ended Dec. 5 and theaters performed at 83% of their capacity. It is still the second biggest gross reported this season, even though the industry has had four fewer shows than in previous weeks.

“Is it a room?” “Dana H.” and “Chicken & Biscuits” performed their final performances during the week ending November 28th. “American Utopia” canceled all performances last week due to “illness unrelated to COVID.”

There were 217 performances performed on Broadway last week – fewer than the previous two weeks – due to show closings, as well as the cancellation of three “Wicked” performances. due to COVID-19 case in the company.

The average ticket price for the 29 shows was $ 124.35, down from the $ 136.35 ordered the week around Thanksgiving, but higher than the previous four weeks. In the first week of the gross revenue release, ended Oct. 24, the average ticket price was $ 125.87.

Fat ones are published as collective totals for all shows and therefore do not represent an accurate picture of all Broadway shows.