CHART TOPPERS: Fourth Week of March 2009

Special Features   CHART TOPPERS: Fourth Week of March 2009
 
Weekly spotlight on the most-read, most-seen and most-listened-to works.

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TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of March 23-29
(Data provided by The Broadway League)

  • Wicked (Gershwin Theatre), $1,413,721
  • West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,169,572
  • Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,146,559
  • The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,099,727
  • Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,010,789 MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
    Week of March 22-28, 2009
    (Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)


  • Oscar Nominee Hathaway Will Be Garland on Stage and Screen.
  • March 30 Preview of Broadway's Hair Canceled.
  • Broadway Grosses: March 16-22.
  • DIVA TALK: Chatting with Wicked's Shoshana Bean Plus News of Neuwirth and Ripley.
  • PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Will Swenson.
  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Live from O-Lando.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • Zac Efron Withdraws From "Footloose" Remake.
  • Broadway Now Has Four Billys: Batchelor Elevated to Lead Billy Elliot Role.
  • SHELF LIFE: Books by Chenoweth, Suskin, Plummer, Laurents, and About Irving, Terry, Kander & Ebb.
    BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    April 4, 2009
    (Results from billboard.biz)


  • Jersey Boys
  • Wicked
  • Mamma Mia!
  • The Lion King
  • Legally Blonde: The Musical

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    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    Week of March 20-26, 2009
    (Results from boxofficemojo.com)

  • "Knowing": $31,515,012 (weekly gross); $31,515,012 (total gross)
  • "I Love You, Man": " $24,406,773 (weekly gross); $24,406,773 (total gross)
  • "Duplicity": $18,082,380 (weekly gross); $18,082,380 (total gross)
  • "Race to Witch Mountain": $15,947,425 (weekly gross); $47,657,977 (total gross)
  • "Watchmen": $9,201,251 (weekly gross); $100,541,023 (total gross)
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