SEARCH
Antonio Banderas, Rebecca Caine, Anna So...
THEATER NEWS
Norbert Leo Butz and Michele Federer Wel...

Broadway's Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Wicked Post Record Grosses

By New York City
Hugh Panaro in
The Phantom of the Opera
(© Joan Marcus)
Hugh Panaro in
The Phantom of the Opera
(© Joan Marcus)
Three Broadway musicals have reported that they have broken their respective theater's records for highest weekly grosses during the week ending January 2. The Broadway League has reported that grosses for the week for all shows totaled $34,997,571.

Wicked, at the Gershwin Theatre, grossed $2,153,110, surpassing the record it had set for the week of November 28, 2010, when it grossed $2,150,665. It is also the record for the largest weekly gross in Broadway history.

The Lion King, which became Broadway's seventh-longest running show this month, grossed $1,993,370 at the Minskoff Theatre, surpassing the musical's previous gross of $1,870,145, which was set during the week ending November 28, 2010.

The Phantom of the Opera, at the Majestic Theatre, had its highest weekly gross in 23 years: $1,390,530.53 which surpasses the show's previous record of $1,374,874.96 for the week ending January 3, 2010.

In addition, 14 other shows grossed over $1 million for the week.


comments powered by Disqus

By providing information about entertainment and cultural events on this site, TheaterMania.com shall not be deemed to endorse,
recommend, approve and/or guarantee such events, or any facts, views, advice and/or information contained therein.

©1999-2014 TheaterMania.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Terms of Use & Privacy Policy