The national touring production of the Broadway blockbuster Wicked broke its own record for the highest grossing week in U.S. touring history. The musical by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman, based on Gregory Maguire’s novel, pulled in $3,325,200 for a nine-performance week ending January 1 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.
The tour broke its own record of of $3,285,606, which was set last year at St. Louis’ Fabulous Fox Theatre.
The Broadway production also delivered a strong week at the box office, pulling in a total of $3,162,603 over nine performances for the week ending January 1.
To date, the musical has grossed over $4.2 billion in global sales since it opened at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre in October 2003.
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