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