This library holds data about over Broadway shows, grouped over weeklong periods. Only shows that reported capacity were included, so the dataset stretches back to the 1990s. The dataset is made available by the Broadway League (the national trade association for the Broadway industry), and you can view the data online at http://www.broadwayleague.com/. This dataset


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Field Descriptions

Key List of... Comment Example Value
Attendance Integer number The total number of people who attended performances over the week. 5500
Capacity Integer number The percentage of the theatre that was filled during that week. 88
Day Integer number The day of the month that this performance's week ended on. 26
Full String The full date representation that this performance's week ended on in "Month/Day/Year" format. "08/26/1990"
Gross Integer number The "Gross Gross" of this performance, or how much it made in total across the entire week. Measured in dollars. 134456
Gross Potential Integer number The Gross Potential is the maximum amount an engagement can possibly earn based on calculations involving ticket prices, seating capacity, and the number of performances. This number is expressed here as a percentage of what could have been achieved (Gross Gross / Gross Potential). In case the GP could not be calculated, it was replaced with 0%. 0
Month Integer number The numeric month that this performance's week ended in (1 = January, 2 = February, etc.). 8
Name String The name of the production. "Tru"
Performances Integer number The number of performances that occurred this week. 8
Theatre String The name of the theatre. "Booth"
Type String Whether it is a "Musical", "Play", or "Special". "Play"
Year Integer number The year that this week of performances occurred in. 1990