Motown The Musical Hits ‘Record’ Over Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving week was a big deal on Broadway.

In addition to long running efforts like "The Lion King" performing well, many new shows, including "Motown: The Musical" broke records.

According to The Broadway League, $31 million was made across thirty-two shows, including $1.5 million from "Motown The Musical."

Pulled in over eight shows, the $1.5 million total marks the show's best week ever and a record for the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

In related news, "The Lion King" netted $2.3 million.