CHART TOPPERS: Second Week of June

Special Features   CHART TOPPERS: Second Week of June
Weekly spotlight on the most-read, most-seen and most-listened-to works.


Week of June 8-June 14, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)

Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,572,092
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,401,380
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,369,283
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,312,280
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,155,591

God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $953,570
Exit the King (Ethel Barrymore Theatre), $645,886
Blithe Spirit (Sam S. Shubert Theatre), $578,411
Waiting for Godot (Studio 54), $539,526
Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Belasco Theatre), $451,420

Week of June 7-June 13, 2009
(Compiled weekly by

  • Billy Elliot, Norman Conquests, Hair, God of Carnage Are Tony Award Winners.
  • Tony Blog: The Tony Awards Press Room.
  • Adelaide's New Lament: Broadway's Guys and Dolls to Close June 14.
  • Kennedy Center Ragtime Is Aiming for Broadway.
  • Neil Patrick Harris Sings on 2009 Tony Awards: Here Are the Lyrics.
  • Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies.
  • West End La Cage Revival Will Play Broadway.
  • Tony Performer Bret Michaels Fractured Nose at Tonys.
  • ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Shafrika and Salonga.
  • Broadway Grosses: June 1-7. BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
    June 20, 2009
    (Results from

  • West Side Story, The New Broadway Cast Recording
  • Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Rock of Ages, Original Broadway Cast Recording
  • Next to Normal, Original Broadway Cast Recording
    Week of June 5-June 11, 2009
    (Results from

  • "The Hangover": $71,974,102 (weekly gross); $71,974,102 (total gross)
  • "Up": $63,591,274 (weekly gross); $156,663,709 (total gross)
  • "Land of the Lost": $25,826,520 (weekly gross); $25,826,520 (total gross)
  • "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian": $21,155,605 (weekly gross); $133,846,805 (total gross)
  • "Star Trek": $12,026,707 (weekly gross); $226,428,402 (total gross)
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