Harold Prince, Legendary Broadway Director and Producer, Dies at 91

Prince was the winningest person in Tony Awards history for his work on hits like “Fiddler on the Roof,” “Cabaret” and “The Phantom of the Opera”

  • 17. “Rent” (original production) 
    Opened: April 29, 1996 
    Closed: Sept. 7, 2008 
    Gross: $274.2 million 

  • 16. “The Producers” 
    Opened: April 19, 2001 
    Closed: April 22, 2007 
    Gross: $288.4 million 

  • 15. “Mary Poppins” 
    Opened: Nov. 16, 2006 
    Closed: March 3, 2013 
    Gross: $294.6 million

  • 14. “Miss Saigon” (original production) 
    Opened: April 11, 1991 
    Closed: Jan. 28, 2001 
    Gross: $298.7 million

  • 13. “Kinky Boots” 
    Opened: April 4, 2013 
    Closed: April 7, 2019 
    Gross to date: $319.0 million

  • 12. “Aladdin” 
    Opened: March 20, 2014 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross to date: $404.9 million

  • 11. “Les Misérables” (original production)
    Opened: March 12, 1987
    Closed: May 18, 2003
    Gross: $406.3 million

  • 10. “Cats” (original production) 
    Opened: Oct. 7, 1982 
    Closed: Sept. 10, 2000 
    Gross: $407.7 million

  • 9. “Beauty and the Beast” 
    Opened: April 18, 1994 
    Closed: July 29, 2007 
    Gross: $429.2 million

  • 8. “Hamilton”  
    Opened: Aug. 6, 2015 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross to date: $529.3 million 

  • 7. “Jersey Boys”  
    Opened: Nov. 6, 2005 
    Closed: January 15, 2017 
    Gross: $558.4 million

  • 6. “The Book of Mormon” 
    Opened: March 24, 2011 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross to date: $615.1 million

  • 5. “Mamma Mia!” 
    Opened: Oct. 18, 2001 
    Closed: Sept. 12, 2015 
    Gross: $624.4 million

  • 4. “Chicago” (revival)  
    Opened: Nov. 14, 1996 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross: $654.7 million

  • 3. “The Phantom of the Opera” 
    Opened: Jan. 26, 1988 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross to date: $1.2 billion

  • 2. “Wicked” 
    Opened: Oct. 30, 2003 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross: $1.3 billion 

  • 1. “The Lion King” 
    Opened: Nov. 13, 1997 
    Closed: Still running 
    Gross to date: $1.6 billion

  • A ranked list of the biggest hits on the Great White Way, as of May 26, 2019

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