10. “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife” (2000-02)
Total gross: $29,310,727
Charles Busch’s play about an Upper West Side matron’s mid-life crisis played for nearly two years in a production starring Linda Lavin, Michelle Lee and Tony Roberts.
9. “The Play That Goes Wrong” (2017-)
Total gross: $30,897,017* (as of Nov. 4, 2018)
This farce about an amateur theater company’s mishap-prone production of a mystery play is another London import that has found popularity on this side of the Atlantic.
8. “700 Sundays” (2004-05; 2013-14)
Total gross: $32,029,177
Billy Crystal’s autobiographical one-man show found favor in two separate runs on Broadway nearly a decade apart.
7. “August: Osage County” (2007-09)
Total gross: $32,835,606
Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer-winning drama became a huge hit on stage without any big stars — and then a 2013 movie starring with Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts.
6. “Proof” (2000-03)
Total gross: $32,896,994
David Auburn’s drama about a woman with a troubled legacy of both mental illness and genius-level math skills earned multiple Tony Awards, including for star Mary-Louise Parker.
5. “God of Carnage” (2009-10)
Total gross: $37,345,584
Yasmina Reza’s barnstorming dramedy about two dueling couples earned the Tony for Best Drama — as well as nominations for James Gandolfini, Jeff Daniels, Marcia Gay Harden and Hope Davis.
4. “It’s Only a Play” (2014-15)
Total gross: $37,500,966
Terrence McNally’s backstage comedy was a huge hit thanks to the Broadway reteaming of Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane, stars of the Tony-winning musical “The Producers” a decade before.
3. “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts One and Two” (2018 – )
Total gross: $67,195,117* (as of Nov. 4, 2018)
The stage sequel to J.K. Rowling’s saga about the now-grown boy wizard has extra advantages — since it’s a two-night (and two-ticket) epic that plays in a musical-sized auditorium to diehard Potterheads.
2. “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” (2014-16)
Total gross: $68,321,435
Another London import, Simon Stephens’ adaptation of Mark Haddon’s YA novel follows an autistic boy on a quest for the killer of his neighbor’s dog.