CHART TOPPERS, Third Week of August

Special Features   CHART TOPPERS, Third Week of August Weekly spotlight on the most-read, most-seen and most-listened-to works

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TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of August 17-August 23, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)


MUSICALS
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,634,843
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,444,633
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,413,725
The Little Mermaid (Lunt–Fontanne Theatre), $1,212,777
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,154,537


PLAYS
The 39 Steps (Helen Hayes Theatre), $248,907


MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Week of August 16-August 22, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)

  • Adam Lambert Records Song for Disaster Flick "2012".
  • PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Matt Doyle.
  • Will Zeta-Jones and Lansbury Be Daughter and Mother of A Little Night Music?
  • Remainder of Little Mermaid's Broadway Run Sold Out.
  • ON THE RECORD: Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I and Flower Drum Song.
  • Creel Sidelined from Hair Due to Injury; Remillard Will Cover.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • DIVA TALK: Chatting with Hair's Sasha Allen Plus News of Buckley, Chenoweth, Luker.
  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Seth's Broadway 101 Plus Willis, Kudisch and Zaks.
  • Rent, With Pascal and Rapp, Will Tour Into Early 2010.
    BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    August 29, 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
  • Mary Poppins, Original London Cast Recording
    TOP-GROSSING FILMS
    Week of August 14-August 20, 2009
    (Results from boxofficemojo.cm)


  • "District 9": $54,590,771 (weekly gross); $54,590,771 (total gross)
  • "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra": $31,777,759 (weekly gross); $108,030,947 (total gross)
  • "The Time Traveler's Wife": $27,423,249 (weekly gross); $27,423,249 (total gross)
  • "Julie & Julia": $19,003,823 (weekly gross); $50,288,291 (total gross)
  • "G–Force": $10,968,981 (weekly gross); $103,109,955 (total gross)
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