The Musical The Lion King makes more money than any other stage shows

  • Garnering more than $6.2bn in the sale of tickets alone, the musical stage show went on to become the top-grossing box office production of all time, reports say. The show, based on an animated Disney film, was running since the year 1997 on Broadway and was also performing around the world.

    It has surpassed the records set by The Phantom of the Opera, which however, remains the longest running show in the history of Broadway.