The Lion King – Highest Grossing Broadway Show Of All Time! $853.8m In Ticket Sales!

1997. Broadway. The Lion King. Opens.

Flash Forward. 15 Years.

The Battle For Broadway Box Office Supremacy Took A New Turn.

.. And THE LION KING Smashed THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Off The Top Spot.

DISNEY’S THE LION KING – $853.8m (opened in 1997)

ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA – $853.1m (opened in 1988)