TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of August 31-September 6, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
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
The 39 Steps (Helen Hayes Theatre), $267,933
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Last Stop on the Q.
MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of August 30-September 5, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
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
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)