Wicked Christmas As New York Musical Breaks Its Own Record
Hit musical WICKED is all good over holiday weekends in America - the stageshow smashed its own Thanksgiving (Nov09) record to score the highest-grossing week in Broadway history again over Christmas.
The Wizard of Oz prequel took in $2.09 million (GBP1.3 million) over the Christmas holiday.
The show has become a massive hit worldwide and there are currently eight productions of Wicked onstage, including one in London and Japanese-language and German-language productions.
A Dutch-language production of the musical is scheduled to open in 2011.