* TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of October 26-November 1, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,489,548
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,357,268
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,136,368
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,112,351
Mamma Mia! (Winter Garden Theatre), 922,676
A Steady Rain (Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre), $1,187,455
God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $991,204
Hamlet (Broadhurst Theatre), $751,526
Wishful Drinking (Studio 54), $330,654
Superior Donuts (Music Box Theatre), $278,966
MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIES
Promises, Promises to Return to Broadway With Hayes and Chenoweth Starring.
Week of October 25-October 31, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
Cavenaugh to Exit Broadway's West Side Story in December.
"Little Miss Sunshine" Will Be Helen Keller in Miracle Worker; Pill Will Be Title Character.
Provisional Closing Notice Posted for The Neil Simon Plays.
Broadway Grosses: Oct. 19-25.
Gasteyer, Knight, Kudisch, Diamantopoulos and Newton Will Be Girl Crazy at Encores!
Schreiber and Johansson to Star in Bway Revival of View From the Bridge.
Goodman Lighting Designer Michael Philippi Dies Suddenly; First Preview of High Holidays Canceled.
Little Miss Sunshine to Feature Bierko, Scott, Latessa, Winther and Moran at Sundance. Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
November 7, 2009
(Results from billboard.biz)
Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording
The Lion King, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Spring Awakening, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Week of October 23–October 29, 2009
(Results from boxofficemojo.cm)
"Paranormal Activity": $27,763,527 (weekly gross); $68,240,045 (total gross)
"Saw VI": $17,263,955 (weekly gross); $17,263,955 (total gross)
"Where the Wild Things Are": $17,179,387 (weekly gross); $56,718,962 (total gross)
"Law Abiding Citizen": $16,476,835 (weekly gross); $44,081,650 (total gross)
"Couples Retreat": $13,449,555 (weekly gross); $80,565,755 (total gross)