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Broadway Grosses: Aladdin and Wicked Fly High at the Box Office

Broadway Grosses: Aladdin and Wicked Fly High at the Box Office
James Monroe Iglehart as Genie in 'Aladdin'
The genie and the witch are doing great at the box office.

Whether on a magic carpet or a broomstick, it's a good week to be flying on Broadway. Aladdin, in its third week of previews, continued to bring in packed houses, while Wicked kept its spot as the top grossing show. Additionally, the revolting children of Matilda found their way back into the top five, and A Raisin in the Sun and The Book of Mormon once again played to houses of 100% or higher capacity.

Here’s a look at who was on top—and who was not—for the week ending March 16:

1. Wicked ($1,861,649)
2. The Lion King  ($1,733,679)
3. The Book of Mormon ($1,659,020)
4. Kinky Boots ($1,330,377)
5. Matilda ($1,105,243)

5. Outside Mullingar ($423,934)
4. After Midnight ($381,020)
3. Rock of Ages ($353,712)
2. The Realistic Joneses ($253,222) ***
1. Mothers and Sons ($222,265) *

1. The Book of Mormon (102.63%)
2. A Raisin In The Sun (100.00)% **
3. The Lion King (99.99%) 
4. Aladdin (99.96%) **
5. Matilda (99.96%)

UNDERDOGS (By Capacity)
5. Once (74.33%)
4. Jersey Boys (73.29%)
3. Mamma Mia! (69.68%)
2. After Midnight (67.22%)
1. Mothers and Sons (66.68%)*

* Number based on 8 preview performances
**Number based on 7 preview performances
*** Number based on 4 preview performances

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