Top 5 Broadway Tickets Of The Week (5/19)
May 19, 2014
Prices are up across the board for the top five Broadway tickets this week. After a bit of a price drop, the demand for Hedwig and the Angry Inch has skyrocketed. Book of Mormon is back on the list this week, and First Date makes the list for the second straight week. Mainstays Motown and Kinky Boots round out the top five.
5/21 Hedwig And The Angry Inch | Avg. Price: $1,498.83 | Get-in Price: $1,079
Easily the most expensive show of the week, Hedwig and the Angry Inch is the only show above the $600 average price mark, by a lot. The average price of $1,498.83 is after a 27 percent upwards trend over the week with star Neil Patrick Harris making an appearance on The View earlier in the day. The get-in price for Hedwig and the Angry Inch tickets is $1,079, the only show above $300 for the week.
5/21 Book of Mormon | Avg. Price: $566.82 | Get-in Price: $211
The Book of Mormon goes from off the list, to second in the span of a week. The popular musical from the creators of “South Park” is the only other show this week to top $500 for average price. Book of Mormon tickets are averaging $566.82, and have a get-in price of $211. The show has seen the biggest upwards trend of the week with a 47 percent increase.
5/23 Motown | Avg. Price: $435.22 | Get-in Price: $106
Motown has been a mainstay on this list, and is back up to third on the list. Motown tickets saw the biggest upward trend of the week with an 86 percent increase. That’s led to an average price of $435.22, and the cheapest get-in price of the week at $106. That number is easily the cheapest of the week, and is one of just two shows with a get-in price below $200.
5/20 Kinky Boots | Avg. Price: $414.09 | Get-in Price: $161
The Cindi Lauper musical has been another mainstay on this list, but has actually seen the smallest price increase of the week. The price for the May 20 show has only climbed 13 percent over the week, leading to an average price of $414.09. Kinky Boots tickets have a get-in price at $161, the only other show besides Motown to be below $200.
5/22 First Date | Avg. Price: $392.24 | Get-in Price: $220
First Date holds onto the last spot for the second straight week. First Date tickets for the May 22 show has increased 17 percent over the week. The average price of $392.24 is the lowest of the week, and the only one to average less than $400. While it’s the cheapest average of the week, the get-in price of $220 is second only to Hedwig and the Angry Inch.