CHART TOPPERS, Final Week of December

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TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of December 28-January 3, 2010
(Data provided by The Broadway League)


MUSICALS
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


PLAYS
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


MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of December 27-January 2, 2010
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)

  • Playbill.com Picks the Top Theatre Stories of 2009.
  • 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
    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    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)
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