‘The Lion King’ hungry for the top spot
Broadway regains its strong hold on TicketNews’ Top Events Rankings, with shows in all three of the top positions led by “The Book of Mormon.” Making a considerable jump this week was “The Lion King,” moving from the No. 7 position up to the No. 2 spot. “The Lion... Read more
“Lion King” becomes highest-grossing show on Broadway
There is a new king on Broadway! As of Monday, April 9, box office figures showed “The Lion King” overtaking the title of all-time highest grossing show, previously held by “The Phantom of the Opera.” Figures show that the cumulative gross for “The Lion King” is $853,846,062, surpassing their... Read more
Several Virginia theatergoers scammed by duplicate ‘Lion King’ tickets
Several theatergoers attending a performance of the “Lion King” in Norfolk, VA this month were denied entry when they discovered the Broadway Across America tickets they bought were duplicates. According to WAVY-TV, an undisclosed number of fake tickets to the popular musical were bought by unsuspecting fans, and at... Read more
By Stacey Willets When hundreds of people lined up outside a box office in Pittsburgh this week, it wasn’t for Hannah Montana tickets. Ticket buyers were trying to get their seats for Lion King, also a Disney production, before tickets were available for sale online. Between the ticket explosion... Read more
Weekly Broadway Ticket Sales Report By Carol-Ann Rudy TicketNews.com A good week! The five highest grossing productions on Broadway were: Wicked $1,468,400 at 100% capacity; The Lion King $1,291,898 at 100%; Jersey Boys $1,211,053 at 100%; Mary Poppins $1,191,101 at 98%; and Beauty and the Beast at almost 100%... Read more