Three Top-Grossing Broadway Shows

Beauty and the Beast pic
Beauty and the Beast
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Lisa Post established a career in the construction industry by providing contractors with their surety bond needs. She serves as an active figure in the industry by participating in various associations, including the Association Building Contractors – New Jersey and the Philadelphia Surety Association. In her leisure time, Lisa Post prefers to attend Broadway shows with her friends.

Some of the biggest Broadway shows have not only earned praise from critics, but also from the audience. With astounding ticket sales, here are some of Broadway’s top-grossing productions:

Beauty and the Beast – This popular musical is based on Disney’s animated film of the same title, released in 1991. With a total 5,461 performances, Beauty and the Beast gross ticket sales are estimated at $429.2 million.

Wicked – With ticket sales almost reaching the $900 million mark, Wicked tells the story of two witches: The Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good Witch. Wicked has been performed 2,718 times since it first opened on October 30, 2003.

The Lion King – Another production based on a Disney animation, The Lion King earned over $1.1 billion as of 2015. With six Tony Awards including Best Musical, this production integrates choreography and puppetry to retell the story of a young African lion prince.

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