Wicked centers around the Wicked Witch of the West from “The Wizard of Oz” and is based on the novel called “Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked.” It opened on Broadway in 2003 and has grossed approximately $1.11billion and counting.
The Phantom of the Opera
With it’s 25th anniversary season coming up in 2013, “The Phantom of the Opera” is the longest-running present on Broadway. In it’s first year, it won a record seven Tony awards. It has grossed more than $1.1 billion .