CHART TOPPERS, First Week of September

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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 August 31-September 6, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)


MUSICALS
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,549,937
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,422,285
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,239,731
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,129,108
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,009,517


PLAYS
The 39 Steps (Helen Hayes Theatre), $267,933


MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of August 30-September 5, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)

  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Last Stop on the Q.
  • ON THE RECORD: LPs Not on CD, Part One.
  • Work Expected to Resume on Spider-Man Sept. 2.
  • "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" Star Tom Lenk to Join Broadway's Rock of Ages.
  • Million Dollar Quartet to Arrive on Broadway in Spring 2010.
  • Broadway Grosses: Aug. 24-30.
  • Angels in America Will Swoop Back to New York City in 2010-11.
  • Angela Lansbury to Host Memorial for Bea Arthur.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • Oscar Winner Blanchett Injured During Australian Streetcar.
    BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    September 12, 2009
    (Results from billboard.biz)


  • Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording
  • Hair, The New Broadway Cast Recording
  • Next To Normal, Original Broadway Cast Recording
    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    Week of August 28-September 3, 2009
    (Results from boxofficemojo.cm)


  • "The Final Destination": $35,131,007 (weekly gross); $35,131,007 (total gross)
  • "Inglourious Basterds": $26,476,420 (weekly gross); $80,195,608 (total gross)
  • "Halloween II (2009)": $20,055,892 (weekly gross); $20,055,892 (total gross)
  • "District 9": $14,160,844 (weekly gross); $94,274,121 (total gross)
  • "Julie & Julia": $10,048,006 (weekly gross); $73,640,394 (total gross)
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