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Broadway Grosses: A Christmas Story Pulls in Holiday Crowds

Broadway Grosses: A Christmas Story Pulls in Holiday Crowds
Johnny Rabe and the cast of 'A Christmas Story, The Musical'
Audiences hungry for holiday fare are heading to 'A Christmas Story'.

The holidays are in full swing on Broadway! Yuletide tuner A Christmas Story, The Musical pulled in $1,130,429 in ticket sales, playing to a healthy 95% capacity. Family friendly musicals Annie and Elf also both took in around $1 million. On a less cheery note Scandalous ended its strugge of a Broadway run, taking in just $177,438 for its final week.

Here's a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending December 9.

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Lion King ($1,833,258)
2. Wicked ($1,825,121)
3. The Book of Mormon ($1,689,972) 
4. Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark ($1,219,093)
5. Glengarry Glen Ross ($1,181,244)*

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. Peter and the Starcatcher ($341,942)
4. The Anarchist  ($335,045)
3. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ($264,854)**
2. Golden Boy ($222,902)***
1. Scandalous ($177,438)

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. Once (99.91%)
3. The Lion King (98.12%)
4. Glengarry Glen Ross (96.16%)
5. A Christmas Story (95.02%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Chaplin (59.89%)
4. Dead Accounts (59.06%) 
3. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (53.36%)
2. Grace (50.87%) 
1. Scandalous (36.16%)

*Number based on six preview and two regular performances.
**Number based on seven regular performances.
***Number based on three preview and five regular performances.
Data provided by the Broadway League

 

 
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