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Broadway Grosses: Once Plays to Standing-Room-Only Crowds

Broadway Grosses: Once Plays to Standing-Room-Only Crowds
Cristin Milioti & Steve Kazee in 'Once'
'Once' continues to play to sold out crowds.

Blockbuster musical The Book of Mormon reclaimed the top spot at the box office, followed by long-running hits The Lion King and Wicked. Audiences are still clamoring to see last year's Tony-winning musical Once, as the show played to a stellar 110.26% capacity. This week also marked the first Broadway openings of 2013 as Picnic and The Other Place both celebrated their opening nights. 

Here's a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending January 13.

1. The Book of Mormon ($1,630,961)
2. The Lion King ($1,620,752)
3. Wicked ($1,519,043)
4. Spider-Man,Turn Off the Dark ($1,129,755)
5. Once ($976,903)

5. Peter and the Starcatcher ($412,975)
4. The Mystery of Edwin Drood ($359,201)
3. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ($281,137)*
2. The Other Place ($215,122)**
1. Picnic ($193,935)***

1. Once (110.26%)
2. The Book of Mormon (102.65%)
3. The Lion King (98.23%)
4. Wicked (93.88%)
5. Picnic (93.33%)***

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Mamma Mia! (68.74%)
4. Chicago (66.13%)
3. Annie (62.81%)
2. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (61.76%)*
1. Mary Poppins (56.97%)

*Number based on seven regular performances.
**Number based on seven previews and one regular performance.
***Number based on three preview and five regular performances.
Data provided by the Broadway League


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