Top 5 Broadway Tickets Of The Week (5/5)
May 5, 2014
After big price increases the last few weeks, Prices for Broadway tickets have started to stabilize. While Hedwig and the Angry Inch has continued to do well, most of the shows on this list have seen a price drop. In fact two new shows, the Book of Mormon and All The Way, have made their way onto the list this week. Kinky Boots was the only other show to see an increase in average price.
5/11 Hedwig and the Angry Inch | Avg. Price: $520 | Get-in Price $434
The new favorite has seen another increase this week, topping the list with prices trending up 25 percent. The highest increase also yields the highest average of the week at $520. More impressively, the get-in price for Hedwig and the Angry Inch tickets is $434, which is easily the highest on the list. The close tickets are more than $200 less than that.
5/7 Kinky Boots | Avg. Price: $416 | Get-in Price: $161
Over a year old, Kinky Boots is one of the few holdovers on this list. Tickets have even trended up for the show, with a 17 percent increase and an average price of $416. Kinky Boots tickets have a get-in price of $161, and have consistently had one of the higher prices on Broadway.
5/10 Motown | Avg. Price: $401 | Get-in Price: $183
Despite a 9 percent drop, Motown remains one of the top selling shows. With a $401 ticket average, Motown is the last show on this list to top $400. The $183 get-in price for Motown the Musical tickets is second on this list, and is the last holdover from last week’s list.
5/6 All The Way | Avg. Price: $362 | Get-in Price: $55
The first of new additions this week is the Bryan Cranston led show All The Way. Following his run on Breaking Bad Cranston plays President Lyndon B. Johnson and has been quite a draw. All The Way tickets are averaging $362 after an increase of 62 percent, easily the highest increase of the week. But the get-in price is still low at $55, the only show in the top five with a get-in price below $100.
5/8 Book of Mormon | Avg. Price: $335 | Get-in Price: $152
The Book of Mormon has been one of the most talked about shows on Broadway since it’s release. From the creators of South Park the show has already won its share of Tony Awards. Despite a two percent decrease, tickets are still averaging $335 for Book of Mormon tickets, and the get-in price is $152.