For many professionals, being part of a Broadway musical is a high point in their career. Unsurprisingly, producing a Broadway musical demands a high investment that goes to actors, directors, costumes, productions and the list goes on.
However, there are no guarantees that a musical will be a success once it reaches the stage. Therefore, some plays go under a trial period in other cities before arriving on Broadway. Here are the 10 most expensive Broadway musicals ever produced.
Disney Theatrical Productions commissioned David Henry Hwang, a Tony Award winner, to write the Tarzan musical book. The play was based on the 1999 animated movie and cost $14 million, according to the New York Times.