PHANTOM - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Theater: ’The Lion King’ earns record box office <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Theater: ’The Lion King’ earns record box office</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MARK KENNEDY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00">Updated Sep 22, 2014 09:14AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Here’s something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: “The Lion King” is the top ticket of all time. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, “The Lion King” stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in entertainment history, The Associated Press has learned. The show quietly took over top spot from the $6 billion-earning “The Phantom of the Opera” late this summer, according to representatives from both shows. “Phantom” pr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-584415362014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-22T09:14:02.059-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:14:02 MDT