TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of December 28-January 3, 2010
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $2,125,740
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,740,130
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,663,895
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,485,158
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,440,456
A View From the Bridge (Cort Theatre), $601,729
Race (Ethel Barrymore Theatre), $588,110
God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $571,122
Wishful Drinking (Studio 54), $314,422
Superior Donuts (Music Box Theatre), $303,165
Playbill.com Picks the Top Theatre Stories of 2009.
MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of December 27-January 2, 2010
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
Say Goodbye to Music: Broadway's Ragtime Will Close Jan. 3, 2010.
PHOTO CALL: 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors Pay Tribute to Mel Brooks.
Wanna Cry: Finian's Rainbow's End Will Be Jan. 17.
Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
That's the Show Biz: Ragtime Gets Added Week on Broadway, to Jan. 10.
In Memoriam: Playbill.com Remembers Those We Lost in 2009.
Zaks Is New Patriarch of Addams Family; Previews Will Now Begin March 8.
Broadway Grosses: Dec. 21-27.
Broadway's New Year's Performance Schedule.
BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
January 9, 2010
(Results from billboard.biz)
Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording
In the Heights, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Next to Normal, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Week of December 25–December 31, 2009
(Results from boxofficemojo.cm)
"Avatar": $146,716,999 (weekly gross); $283,811,000 (total gross)
"Sherlock Holmes": $102,290,000 (weekly gross); $102,290,000 (total gross)
"Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel": $94,031,367 (weekly gross); $120,745,000 (total gross)
"It's Complicated": $40,404,000 (weekly gross); $40,404,000 (total gross)
"The Blind Side": $23,746,000 (weekly gross); $196,403,000 (total gross)