TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of August 3-August 9, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,649,459
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,493,502
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,449,415
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,315,310
The Little Mermaid (Lunt–Fontanne Theatre), $1,186,154
Mary Stuart (Broadhurst Theatre), $408,749
The 39 Steps (Helen Hayes Theatre), $278,687
Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's Finian's Rainbow Revival.
MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of August 2-August 8, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
Douglas Hodge to Make Broadway Debut in La Cage Revival.
Gallagher, Faber, Caplan, Esper, Vincent and More Will Bring American Idiot to Life.
Greene Replaces Green in Broadway's West Side Story.
Boll, Louis, Macdonald and Morris Will Join Leavel and Dossett in Broadway's Mamma Mia!
Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
Federer to Return to Broadway's Wicked; Mackey to Join Cast.
The Piven Monologues to Be Presented at Joe's Pub in September.
Hugh Jackman to Star in P.T. Barnum Film Musical.
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Between Texas and England.
BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
August 15, 2009
(Results from billboard.biz)
Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
9 To 5: The Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording
Hair, The New Broadway Cast Recording
Week of July 31-August 6, 2009
(Results from boxofficemojo.cm)
"Funny People": $32,551,320 (weekly gross); $32,551,320 (total gross)
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince": $27,157,424 (weekly gross); $264,920,284 (total gross)
"G–Force": $26,909,059 (weekly gross); $76,312,482 (total gross)
"The Ugly Truth": $20,606,724 (weekly gross); $62,088,132 (total gross)
"Aliens in the Attic": $12,292,893 (weekly gross); $12,292,893 (total gross)