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Broadway Grosses: Wicked Witches Top $2 Million; 10 Shows Celebrate Million-Dollar Grosses

Broadway Grosses: Wicked Witches Top $2 Million; 10 Shows Celebrate Million-Dollar Grosses
Katie Rose Clarke & Lindsay Mendez in 'Wicked'
Ten out of 25 Broadway shows raked in more than $1 million.

Business is booming on Broadway, with a whopping 40 percent of currently running shows raking in more than $1 million at the box office in a tourist-friendly summer week. (That's 10 out of 25 shows, to be exact, with Spider-Man, Matilda, Phantom, Cinderella and Pippin joining the front-running musicals listed below.) Remarkably, even two of the five underdogs filled more than 80 percent of their seats. Producers, rejoice!

Take a look below at who was on top (and who was not) for the week ending July 28:

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Lion King ($2,155,758)
2. Wicked ($2,088,425)*
3. The Book of Mormon ($1,738,664)
4. Kinky Boots ($1,612,845)
5. Motown The Musical ($1,483,470)

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. Rock of Ages ($425,397)
4. Let It Be ($369,391)**
3. The Nance ($363,658)
2. The Assembled Parties ($361,826)
1. Soul Doctor ($152,026)***

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. Chicago (101.30%)
3. Pippin (101.29%)
4. Kinky Boots (100.77%)
5. Matilda (100.75%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Cinderella (83.62%)
4. Forever Tango (80.27%)
3. The Nance (67.88%)
2. The Trip to Bountiful (67.86%)
1. Let It Be (59.14%)**

*Number based on nine performances.
**Number based on two previews and six regular performances.
***Number based on seven previews.

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