CHART TOPPERS, Third Week of June

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Weekly spotlight on the most-read, most-seen and most-listened-to works.


Week of June 15-June 21, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)

Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,579,549
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,425,426
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,380,288
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,326,441
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,150,424

God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $969,291
Blithe Spirit (Sam S. Shubert Theatre Theatre), $604,487
Waiting for Godot (Studio 54), $561,246
The Norman Conquests (Circle in the Square), $333,150
Mary Stuart (Broadhurst Theatre), $320,278

Week of June 14-June 20, 2009
(Compiled weekly by

  • ON THE RECORD: 2008-09 Broadway Cast Album Roundup.
  • Bye Bye Birdie Casting Complete; Walton, Egan, Gearhart, Chase, Goble Join Revival.
  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Tony! Tony! Tony!, Plus Hilty, Bebe and More.
  • North Shore Music Theatre Is Out of Business.
  • August: Osage County to End Broadway Run June 28.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • Tony Awards Retire Special Theatrical Event Category.
  • Broadway Grosses: June 8-14.
  • Knight to Exit "Grey's Anatomy" Early; Broadway May Be Next.
  • City of Angels Headed to Silver Screen; "Elf" and "Secondhand Lions" Headed to Stage. BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    June 27, 2009
    (Results from

  • Next To Normal, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • West Side Story, The New Broadway Cast Recording
  • Hair, The New Broadway Cast Recording
    Week of June 12-June 18, 2009
    (Results from

  • "The Hangover": $54,089,440 (weekly gross); $126,063,542 (total gross)
  • "Up": $46,112,546 (weekly gross); $202,776,255 (total gross)
  • "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3": $32,032,325 (weekly gross); $32,032,325 (total gross)
  • "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian": $14,805,754 (weekly gross); $148,652,559 (total gross)
  • "Land of the Lost": $13,870,045 (weekly gross); $39,696,565 (total gross)
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