A lion roars on Broadway as box office hauls reveal winners

Confetti falls at midnight on the Times Square New Year’s celebration, early Sunday, in New York. (Photo by Ben Hider/Invision/AP)

NEW YORK — It was feast or famine at the Broadway box office as 2022 wound down, with eye-popping revenue for popular shows — including a staggering new Broadway record for “The Lion King” — not lifting all strugglers.