What is the highest-grossing show in the history of Broadway?
Phantom of the Opera
Broadway’s third-longest-running show is also its highest-grossing, and by a fairly wide margin. Based on Disney’s 1994 animated film, The Lion King opened on Broadway on November 13, 1997. Since its debut, The Lion King has grossed over $1.68 billion, making it the highest-grossing Broadway production of all time.
Over 100 million people worldwide have seen the musical and it has earned numerous awards and honors, including six Tony Awards. With over 9,000+ performances, “Hakuna Matata” has been said and sung over 234,000 times.
Answer: The correct answer is Lion King.