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Weekly spotlight on the most-read, most-seen and most-listened-to works.

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TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of January 4-January 10, 2010
(Data provided by The Broadway League)


MUSICALS
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,539,959
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,377,959
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,195,293
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,135,065
A Little Night Music (Walter Kerr Theatre), $960,594


PLAYS
A View From the Bridge (Cort Theatre), $520,676
Race (Ethel Barrymore Theatre), $464,026
God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $420,108
Wishful Drinking (Studio 54), $320,709
In the Next Room (Lyceum Theatre), $295,615


MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of January 3-January 9, 2010
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)

  • Only Yesterday: A Preview of the 2010 Broadway Season.
  • American Idiot Will Rock Broadway's St. James Starting March 24.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • Broadway Grosses: Dec. 28 - Jan. 3.
  • Tharp's Come Fly Away to Land at Broadway's Marquis Theatre in March.
  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Year by Year in the Early 'Aughts.
  • Pitt, Jolie and Kids Attend Broadway's Mary Poppins.
  • DIVA TALK: A Mid-Season Diva Preview.
  • Schedule of Upcoming Broadway Shows.
  • Kenny Leon Will Direct Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in Broadway's Fences.
    BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    January 16, 2010
    (Results from billboard.biz)


  • Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • The Lion King, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording
  • In the Heights, Original Broadway Cast Recording
    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    Week of January 1–January 7, 2010
    (Results from Variety.com)


  • "Avatar": $96,916,087 (weekly gross); $380,540,297 (total gross)
  • "Sherlock Holmes": $46,464,810 (weekly gross); $148,567,766 (total gross)
  • "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel": $41,157,394 (weekly gross); $161,884,676 (total gross)
  • "It's Complicated": $24,986,790 (weekly gross); $65,362,665 (total gross)
  • "The Blind Side": $14,883,591 (weekly gross); $211,446,909 (total gross)
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