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Broadway Grosses: Cinderella Hits $1 Million Over Holiday Weekend

Broadway Grosses: Cinderella Hits $1 Million Over Holiday Weekend
Laura Osnes in 'Cinderella'
'Cinderella' is playing to full houses in previews.

Broadway shows saw a healthy boost in ticket sales over the President's Day weekend, especially family-friendly musicals like Cinderella and Mary Poppins. The currently-previewing fairy tale and soon-to-close Disney hit both crossed the million dollar mark this week, while long-running hits Wicked and The Lion King held the top spots. 

Here's a look at who was on top and who was not for the week ending February 18:

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. Wicked ($1,875,920)
2. The Lion King ($1,795,279)
3. The Book of Mormon ($1,686,039)
4. Spider-Man,Turn Off the Dark ($1,342,250)
5. Cinderella ($1,056,544)*

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. Rock of Ages ($492,298)
4. The Mystery of Edwin Drood ($399,591)
3. Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? ($303,874)**
2. Picnic ($302,778)
1. The Other Place ($292,273)

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. Cinderella (99.96%)*
3. The Lion King (99.91%)
4. Wicked (97.54%)
5. Once (97.28%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (79.78%)
4. The Mystery of Edwin Drood (76.36%)
3. Annie (76.01%)
2. Manilow on Broadway (74.85%)
1. Nice Work If You Can Get It (71.65%)

*Number based on eight preview performances.
**Number based on seven regular performances.
Data provided by the Broadway League

 
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