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Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014

Disney's 'The Lion King' is Broadway's top grosser for 2014

For the second year in a row, Disney's "The Lion King" has emerged as Broadway's undisputed monarch, beating out perennial rival "Wicked" for the No. 1 box-office spot for 2014. Disney Theatrical also saw success with "Aladdin," which opened in March and was the fifth-top-grossing production of the year. "The Lion King," directed by Julie Taymor, brought in approximately $100.2 million in ticket sales for the year at its location at the Minskoff Theatre in New York. The amount is a record annual sum for the family-friendly musical that debuted more than 17 years ago in 1997. The musical's 2014 total was up by a little more than...

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