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Broadway Grosses: The Glass Menagerie Sparkles in Last Week on Broadway

Broadway Grosses: The Glass Menagerie Sparkles in Last Week on Broadway
Cherry Jones & Celia Keenan-Bolger in 'The Glass Menagerie'
'Wicked' took the top spot once more.

Midwinter recess for schools in New York State helped those magical maggots over at Matilda to worm their way back into the top five grossing shows on the Great White Way this week. Wicked once again defied gravity in the top spot and The Lion King followed close behind. Meanwhile over at the Booth Theatre The Glass Menagerie made its final Broadway bow with a strong showing capacity wise and Bronx Bombers, which has been an underdog since it opened on February 6, announced it would be departing the Main Stem.

Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending February 23:


FRONTRUNNERS (By Gross)
1. Wicked ($1,765,925)
2. The Lion King ($1,754,208)
3. The Book of Mormon ($1,616,666)
4. Kinky Boots ($1,331,106)
5. Matilda ($1,200,517)

UNDERDOGS (By Gross)
5.The Bridges of Madison County ($364,888)
4. Rock of Ages ($348,778)
3. Machinal ($285,728)
2. Bronx Bombers ($140,446)
1.  Mothers and Sons ($29,638)*

FRONTRUNNERS (By Capacity)
1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. Matilda (100.31%)
3.The Lion King (99.89%)
4. Wicked (99.72%)
5. The Glass Menagerie (98.60%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder (72.70%)
4. All The Way (66.64) **
3. Chicago (64.64%)
2. Mothers and Sons (60.47%) *
1. Bronx Bombers (56.35%)


* Number based on 1 preview performance
** Number based on 8 preview performances

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