The Top Broadway Shows, As Sorted By Revenue Per Seat
Here are the top Broadway shows last week, ranked by Revenue Per Seat, with grosses, and ranked by Gross, to the right. To determine RPS, we divided the grosses by venue capacities. Highlighting RPS demonstrates a different and more interesting story about which shows can bring in value per seat versus simply being big, because calculating average ticket price does not account for empty seats.
Revenue Per Seat reflects the efficiency of a show’s marketing and the strength of its appeal, where Gross Sales reflects the effectiveness of the show as a money-making entity. Both are important to understand. To see previous rankings, click here.