'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time: Disney

September 22, 2014 6:51 PM

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'Lion King' musical is top-grossing box-office production of all time: Disney

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The stage musical of "The Lion King" has generated the highest total box office of any production in any entertainment medium, with worldwide takings of more than $6.2 billion, a spokesman for Walt Disney Co said on Monday.

The musical, which has been running on Broadway since 1997 and has been playing around the world, has exceeded the takings of the animated film of the same name, which are almost $1 billion.

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