TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of May 18-May 24, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,416,179
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,244,810
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,173,790
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,118,909
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,041,387
God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $854,862
Blithe Spirit (Sam S. Shubert Theatre Theatre), $591,570
Exit the King (Ethel Barrymore Theatre), $486,489
Waiting for Godot (Studio 54), $415,610
Desire Under the Elms (St. James Theatre), $346,570
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Week of May 17-May 23, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: The Leading Men and Women.
"Let's Hear It for the Boy": Crawford to Star in "Footloose" Remake.
Broadway Grosses: May 11-17.
Will Broadway Productions Be Seen as 3-D Movies?
Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
New Musical Memphis Will Likely Play the Shubert Theatre.
Groff, Nottage, Sondheim, Cromer, Pisoni, Korins Among 2009 OBIE Award Winners.
DIVA TALK: Chatting with 9 to 5's Stephanie J. Block Plus News of Cook and O'Malley.
Phantom Sequel, Love Never Dies, Now Due in London and on Broadway in March 2010. BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
May 30, 2009
(Results from billboard.biz)
Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Next To Normal, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording
Shrek: The Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Week of May 15-21, 2009
(Results from boxofficemojo.cm)
"Angels & Demons": $60,110,626 (weekly gross); $60,110,626 (total gross)
"Star Trek": $57,023,182 (weekly gross); $161,634,019 (total gross)
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine": $18,962,993 (weekly gross); $155,253,737 (total gross)
"Terminator Salvation": $13,372,491 (weekly gross); $13,372,491 (total gross)
"Ghosts of Girlfriends Past": $8,936,507 (weekly gross); $42,138,345 (total gross)