HOT TICKETS FOR MAY 10, 2018

Nothing Rotten Here

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: May 7, 2018

The cast of "Something Rotten," now touring in a Broadway Across America-promoted production of the Broadway musical smash. (Photo Courtesy: Braodway in Atlanta presentation at the Fox Theatre)

Everything is coming up roses for the "Something Rotten" run at Fox Theatre in Atlanta. Eight shows of the Shakespeare-skewing Broadway smash grossed $1,676,514, with 30,370 theater-lovers attending. Ticket range was $30-$125.50 for the Broadway Across America-promoted musical.

The Killers are killing it in Australia. A single show at Perth Arena grossed $1,161,664, with attendance of 14,140. Ticket range was $69.04-$113.76; the promoter is Frontier Touring.
 

HOT TICKETS is a weekly summary of the top events ranked by gross as reported to VN Pulse via Pollstar. Following are the top 20 concerts and events, the top 5 in each capacity category, that took place April 10-May 8.

More Than 15,000 Capacity

10,001-15,000 Capacity

5,001-10,000
Capacity

5,000 or Less
Capacity

1) Kenny Chesney
Gross Sales:
$6,245,650; Venue: Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, Fla.; Attendance: 55,292; Ticket Range: $257.50-$32.50; Promoter: Messina Touring Group/AEG Presents; Dates: April 21; No. of Shows: 1

2) Bruno Mars
Gross Sales: $6,174,396 ; Venue: Mercedes-Benz Arena, Shanghai; Attendance: 36,891; Ticket Range: $357.89-$91.04; Promoter: Beijing Damai Culture Co., Live Nation; Dates: Apr. 20-23; No. of Shows: 3

3) Kenny Chesney
Gross Sales: $5,136,660; Venue: Miller Park, Milwaukee; Attendance: 43,526; Ticket Range: $252-$42; Promoter: Messina Touring Group/AEG Presents; Dates: Apr. 28; No. of Shows: 1

4) Justin Timberlake
Gross Sales: $5,113,319; Venue: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas; Attendance: 30,493; Ticket Range: $280-$60; Promoter: Live Nation Global Touring; Dates: Apr. 14-15; No. of Shows: 2

5) Kenny Chesney
Gross Sales: $4,999,184; Venue: U.S. Bank Stadium, Minneapolis; Attendance: 48,255; Ticket Range: $260-$29; Promoter: Messina Touring Group/AEG Presents; Dates: May 5; No. of Shows: 1

1) The Killers
Gross Sales: $1,161,664; Venue: Perth (Australia) Arena; Attendance: 14,140; Ticket Range: $113.76-$69.04; Promoter: Frontier Touring; Dates: May 1; No. of Shows: 1

2) Foo Fighters
Gross Sales: $855,218; Venue: Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, Texas; Attendance: 12,760; Ticket Range: $99-$45; Promoter: C3 Presents; Dates: Apr. 18; No. of Shows: 1

3) Harry Styles
Gross Sales: $789,499; Venue: The SSE Hydro, Glasgow, Scotland; Attendance: 10,546; Ticket Range: $74.52-$60.97; Promoter: Live Nation; Dates: Apr. 14; No. of Shows: 1

4) Eric Church
Gross Sales: $780,854; Venue: Austin360 Amphitheater, Austin, Texas; Attendance: 12,671; Ticket Range: $129-$27.50; Promoter: Messina Touring Group/AEG Presents; Dates: Apr. 28; No. of Shows: 1

5) Foo Fighters
Gross Sales: $776,680; Venue: CenturyLink Center, Bossier City, La.; Attendance: 10,304; Ticket Range: $89-$39; Promoter: Beaver Productions; Dates: Apr. 22; No. of Shows: 1

1) Sebastian Maniscalco
Gross Sales: $3,391,238; Venue: Radio City Music Hall, New York City; Attendance: 27,941; Ticket Range: $296-$55.75; Promoter: Outback Concerts; Dates: Apr.19-21; No. of Shows: 5

2) Jennifer Lopez
Gross Sales: $2,541,417; Venue: Zappos Theater At Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 14,722; Ticket Range: $412-$54; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment Inc., Live Nation; Dates: Apr. 17-21; No. of Shows: 4

3) Cirque Du Soleil "Sep7imo Dia"
Gross Sales: $1,850,553; Venue: Watsco Center, Coral Gables, Fla.; Attendance: 24,386; Ticket Range: $145-$55; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: Apr. 18-22; No. of Shows: 8

4) Jennifer Lopez
Gross Sales: $1,785,458; Venue: Zappos Theater At Planet Hollywood, Las Vegas; Attendance: 9,679; Ticket Range: $412-$54; Promoter: Caesars Entertainment Inc., Live Nation; Dates: Apr. 11-14; No. of Shows: 3

5) Cirque du Soleil - "Crystal"
Gross Sales: $1,216,523; Venue: Abbotsford Centre, Abbotsford, B.C.; Attendance: 24,420; Ticket Range: $96.51-$27.02; Promoter: Cirque du Soleil; Dates: Apr. 11-15; No. of Shows: 8

1) "Something Rotten"
Gross Sales: $1,676,514; Venue: Fox Theatre, Atlanta; Attendance: 30,370; Ticket Range: $125.50-$30; Promoter: Broadway Across America; Dates: Apr. 17-22; No. of Shows: 8

2) "The Book Of Mormon"
Gross Sales: $1,675,035; Venue: Bass Concert Hall, Austin, Texas; Attendance: 21,236; Ticket Range: $150-$35; Promoter: Broadway Across America; Dates: Apr. 17-22; No. of Shows: 8

3) “Waitress”
Gross Sales: $1,448,840; Venue: Broward Ctr. Au-Rene Theater, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Attendance: 13,446; Ticket Range: $90.25-$40.25; Promoter: Broadway Across America, Florida Theatrical Assn.; Dates: Apr. 17-22; No. of Shows: 8

4) “Jersey Boys”
Gross Sales: $1,430,925; Venue: Orpheum Theatre, Minneapolis; Attendance: 18,697; Ticket Range: $155-$21; Promoter: Broadway Across America, Hennepin Theatre Trust; Dates: Apr. 24-29; No. of Shows: 8

5) “On Your Feet”
Gross Sales: $1,248,458; Venue: Academy of Music, Philadelphia; Attendance: 15,153; Ticket Range: $175-$70; Promoter: In-house Promotion: Dates: Apr. 10-15; No. of Shows: 8

The weekly Hot Tickets chart is compiled by Pollstar. For more information, email Teamboxoffice@pollstar.com or click here to submit your Box Office data now.

 

  • by Brad Weissberg
  • Published: May 7, 2018