CHART TOPPERS: First Week of April 2009

Special Features   CHART TOPPERS: First Week of April 2009
 
Weekly spotlight on the most-read, most-seen and most-listened-to works.

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TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of March 30-April 5, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)

  • Wicked (Gershwin Theatre), $1,408,086
  • West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,234,652
  • The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,048,053
  • Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,043,929
  • Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $974,724 MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
    Week of March 29-April 4, 2009
    (Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)


  • Disney to Launch Discount Broadway Ticket Offer April 5.
  • Stamos, Gershon, Houdyshell, Irwin Will Put on a Happy Face in Broadway Birdie.
  • Another Opening, Another Show—But Which Night?!
  • THE LEADING MEN: Oliver Platt, Gavin Creel and Jason Robert Brown.
  • Broadway Grosses: March 23–29.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • Producers Want to Move Encores! Finian's Rainbow to Broadway.
  • Hair Box Office Exceeds $500,000 After Opening Reviews.
  • PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Hair—Is That a Daisy in Your Rifle?
  • Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows. BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDS
    April 11, 2009
    (Results from billboard.biz)


  • Shrek: The Musical
  • Jersey Boys
  • Wicked
  • Mamma Mia!
  • In the Heights

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    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    Week of March 27-April 2, 2009
    (Results from boxofficemojo.cm)

  • "Monsters Vs. Aliens": $72,190,222 (weekly gross); $72,190,222 (total gross)
  • "The Haunting in Connecticut": $27,689,633 (weekly gross); $27,689,633 (total gross)
  • "Knowing": $18,558,602 (weekly gross); $50,073,614 (total gross)
  • "I Love You, Man": $17,030,317 (weekly gross); $41,437,090 (total gross)
  • "Duplicity": $9,993,595 (weekly gross); $28,075,975 (total gross)
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