CHART TOPPERS, Fourth Week of July

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TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of July 20-July 26, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)


MUSICALS
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,632,856
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,473,681
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,419,708
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,333,851
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,155,417

PLAYS
God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $1,000,098
The Norman Conquests (Circle in the Square), $396,164
Mary Stuart (Broadhurst Theatre), $329,742
The 39 Steps (Helen Hayes Theatre), $242,943


MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of July 19-July 25, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)

  • Addams Family Musical Finds a Broadway Home.
  • First Two Catch Me If You Can Previews Canceled in Seattle.
  • Catch Me If You Can Previews Cancelled Through July 26.
  • Cheyenne Jackson to Star in Broadway's Finian's Rainbow.
  • ON THE RECORD: Dolly Parton's 9 to 5 and Leroy Anderson's Goldilocks.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Back From Alaska.
  • Gilfry and Cusack to Ship Out on South Pacific National Tour.
  • Broadway Grosses: July 13-19.
  • Krakowski Will Be Teacher Mrs. Sharp in Musical Reading Ripped From Headlines. BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    August 1, 2009
    (Results from billboard.biz)


  • Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Chess: In Concert, Cast Recording
  • 9 To 5: The Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Hair, The New Broadway Cast Recording
    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    Week of July 17-July 23, 2009
    (Results from boxofficemojo.cm)


  • "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince": $111,647,004 (weekly gross); $191,833,631 (total gross)
  • "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs": $28,786,090 (weekly gross); $163,090,671 (total gross)
  • "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen": $20,973,109 (weekly gross); $371,089,745 (total gross)
  • "The Proposal": $13,869,497 (weekly gross); $133,663,063 (total gross)
  • "The Hangover": $13,045,245 (weekly gross); $240,612,396 (total gross)
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