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Broadway Grosses: Super Bowl Can't Stop Shakespeare! Mark Rylance's Double-Bill Scores Box Office Touchdown

Broadway Grosses: Super Bowl Can't Stop Shakespeare! Mark Rylance's Double-Bill Scores Box Office Touchdown
Joseph Timms as Anne & Mark Rylance as King Richard III in 'Richard IlI'
'The Book of Mormon' took the lead in box office receipts the week ending February 2.

Two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance pulling Shakespeare double-duty on Broadway in Twelfth Night and Richard III has consistently been one of the must-see events of the season since the shows opened on October 10, 2013. The all-male Shakespeare’s Globe repertory productions broke the house record at the Belasco Theatre for the fifth time, while fan favorites The Book of Mormon, Wicked, The Lion King and Kinky Boots once again took the lead in grosses.

Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending February 2:

FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. The Book of Mormon ($1,641,717)
2. Wicked ($1,403,247)
3. The Lion King ($1,293,167)
4. Kinky Boots ($1,173,857)
5. Motown The Musical ($978,954)

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5. Outside Mullingar ($317,000)
4. Rock of Ages ($289,178)
3. A Night With Janis Joplin ($231,225)
2. Machinal ($196,201)
1. Bronx Bombers ($137,015)

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.30%)
2. Twelfth Night/Richard III (102.12%)
3. Wicked (95.43%)
4. Matilda (95.23%)
5. Kinky Boots (91.48%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Jersey Boys (58.63%)
4. Mamma Mia! (56.72%)
3. Chicago (53.74%)
2. Cinderella (53.41%)
1. A Night With Janis Joplin (48.42%)

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