Top Broadway Tickets Of The Week (5/18)
May 20, 2015
Not much has changed compared to last week in this week’s top priced Broadway tickets on the secondary market. “The King and I” is now the top priced show for the seventh straight week, as tickets have increased by 31% over the past week. However, a new Broadway production, “On the Twentieth Century,” is making its first appearance on the top shows list since debuting earlier this year at the American Airlines Theatre. Below are top five Broadway tickets on the secondary market this week, according to TicketIQ.
5/19/15 – The King and I | Avg. Price: $2,157.43 | Get-in Price: $543
Playing eight times a week at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s The King and I” is again the top priced Broadway show on the secondary market. The King & I tickets for Tuesday’s 7pm showing have increased by 31% over the past week and now have average price of $2,157.43 with a get-in price of $543.
5/22/15 – On the Twentieth Century | Avg. Price: $607.65 | Get-in Price: $206
“On the Twentieth Century” is a new Broadway production that debuted at the American Airlines Theatre this past March. Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher star in this Broadway revival that tells the story of the sinking career of Broadway producer named Oscar Jaffe, who looks to salvage his career by luring his ex-flame Lily Garland back to the stage. On the Twentieth Century tickets for the show on Friday have a secondary average price of $607.65, with a get-in price of $206.
5/22/15 – Fish in the Dark | Avg. Price: $469.97 | Get-in Price: $125
The co-creator of Seinfeld, Larry David, brings this funny comedy “Fish in the Dark” for his Broadway debut. The play focuses on 15 characters dealing with a death in the family. Fish in the Dark tickets for the show this Friday at the Cort Theatre have an average price of $469.97 on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $125.
5/23/15 – The Audience | Avg. Price: $436.30 | Get-in Price: $184
“The Audience,” starring Helen Mirren, an Academy Award winner, returning to Broadway to play the role of Queen Elizabeth II, who had weekly meetings for years with her 12 prime ministers. The Audience tickets for Saturday’s showing at the Schoenfeld Theatre are going for an average price of $436.40 on the secondary market, with a get-in price of $184.
5/24/15 – The Book of Mormon | Avg. Price: $405.15 | Get-in Price: $141
“The Book of Mormon” continues to make its way on the top shows list and the 2011 Tony Award winning Broadway show for Best Musical is playing eight times a week at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. The most expensive showing is this Sunday with Book of Mormon tickets going for a secondary average price of $405.15, with a get-in price of $141.