Both Aladdin and The Lion King broke the nine performance week house records at their respective theatres, The New Amsterdam Theatre and The Minskoff Theatre, for the week ending December 28, 2014. Both productions are among the top five highest-grossing Broadway shows of 2014.
Aladdin, Disney’s Tony Award®-winning new musical comedy, grossed $1,986,322.00. This marks the fourth time Aladdin has broken a New Amsterdam Theatre house record since opening on March 20, 2014. Despite beginning performances eight weeks into the year, Aladdin finishes 2014 as the fifth highest-grossing show of the year, and the only show of the 2013-14 season to make the top five.
Disney’s award-winning best musical, The Lion King, broke the house record for a nine performance week at the Minskoff Theatre with a gross of $2,885,321.48. For the second time in a row, the flagship New York production heads the list of Broadway’s highest-grossing shows of the year.