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 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 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