TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of August 10-August 16, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,645,488
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,479,613
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,419,673
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,259,691
The Little Mermaid (Lunt–Fontanne Theatre), $1,210,097
Mary Stuart (Broadhurst Theatre), $414,237
The 39 Steps (Helen Hayes Theatre), $254,406
MOST-READ PLAYBILL.COM STORIESProduction on New Spider-Man Musical Temporarily Halted.
Week of August 9-August 15, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
Ragtime's Broadway Return Goes on Sale Aug. 15.
Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
Crawford Will Be Shrek This Fall on Broadway; Tix on Sale Through May 2010.
Broadway Grosses: Aug. 3-9.
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Visiting Grease and London.
Jonathan Groff: Demi-God.
PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Lucy The Slut.
Despite Speculation, Spider-Man Producers Insist Show Will Arrive on Broadway as Scheduled. Dacal is Alice in Wildhorn's Wonderland; Mason, Llana, Snelson to Go Down Rabbit Hole.
BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
August 22, 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
Rock of Ages, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Week of August 7-August 13, 2009
(Results from boxofficemojo.cm)
"G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra": $76,253,188 (weekly gross); $76,253,188 (total gross)
"Julie & Julia": $31,284,468 (weekly gross); $31,284,468 (total gross)
"G–Force": $15,828,492 (weekly gross); $92,140,974 (total gross)
"Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince": $13,817,669 (weekly gross); $278,737,953 (total gross)
"Funny People": $12,348,545 (weekly gross); $44,899,865 (total gross)