Tickets for Broadway shows this week are in high demand as prices have skyrocketed with two shows this week at an asking average price of over $700. “Cabaret” for the third straight week is the top priced show on the secondary market as this week’s top list is a similar lineup that theatre fans should be familiar with. Here’s a breakdown of the top five Broadway tickets of the week:
(Tickets for all of these shows can be purchased at the bottom of this post)
1/17/15 - Cabaret | Avg. Price: $718.14 | Get-in Price: $648
For the third straight week, “Cabaret” is the top priced Broadway show as this Saturday’s showing at Studio 54 have tickets at a current average price of $718.14 on the secondary market, with the least expensive ticket to get in at $648. Cabaret tells the story of 1930’s Berlin nightclub about a young English performer who strikes a relationship with an American writer.
1/16/15 - Newsical | Avg. Price: $717.50 | Get-in Price: $632
New to the top shows list is the musical “Newsical “, a hilarious 90 minute comedy that pokes fun of the latest headlines of current events, celebrities, and politicians through sketch comedy and songs. Newsical tickets for this Friday’s showing at the Kirk Theatre have a current secondary average price of $717.50, with a get in price of $632 as tickets are now up 47% over the past week.
1/17/15 - The Curious Incident of The Dog in The Nighttime | Avg. Price: $683.12 | Get-in Price: $632
“The Curious Incident of The Dog In The Nighttime” is featured on the top shows for the second straight week as this Saturday’s showing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre have tickets at a current average price of $683.12 on the secondary market, with a get in price of $632. Alex Star stars in playing the lead role of Christopher who at 15 has an extraordinary mind.
1/17/15 – The Book of Mormon | Avg. Price: $581.67 | Get-in Price: $508
“The Book of Mormon” makes a return to the top shows list this week with a showing this Saturday at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre as tickets have a current secondary average price of $581.67, with a get in price of $508 as tickets are now up 42% over the past week. Winner of nine Tony Awards, this Broadway musical has an old school style and regarded as one of the best musicals in the century according to the New York Times.
1/18/15 - A Gentleman’s Guide To Love and Murder | Avg. Price: $521.67 | Get-in Price: $508
“A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” makes its way back to the top shows list for the second straight week as Jefferson Mays and Bryce Pinkham star in this Broadway musical. A Gentleman’s Guide tickets for this Sunday’s showing at the Walter Kerr Theatre have a current secondary average price of $521.67, with a get in price of $508.