TOP-GROSSING BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS
Week of May 11-May 17, 2009
(Data provided by The Broadway League)
Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,403,974
West Side Story (Palace Theatre), $1,240,854
Billy Elliot (Imperial Theatre), $1,144,260
The Lion King (Minskoff Theatre), $1,058,942
Jersey Boys (August Wilson Theatre), $1,033,177
God of Carnage (Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre), $837,401
Blithe Spirit (Sam S. Shubert Theatre Theatre), $559,139
Exit the King (Ethel Barrymore Theatre), $466,983
Waiting for Godot (Studio 54), $439,913
Mary Stuart (Broadhurst Theatre), $348,849
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Week of May 10-May 16, 2009
(Compiled weekly by Playbill.com)
Neil Patrick Harris to Host 63rd Annual Tony Awards.
ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Six Degrees of Matthew Morrison.
Will the Kennedy Center Ragtime Play Broadway?
Billy Elliot, Carnage, Ruined and Avenger Are Outer Critics Circle Award Winners.
Broadway Grosses: May 4-10.
Billy, Carnage, Hair, Blithe and Rush Win Drama League Awards.
Broadway Run of Desire Under the Elms Will End Prematurely.
Wicked's Lambert Will Vie for "American Idol" Title.
Broadway Rush and Standing Room Only Policies. BEST-SELLING THEATRE CDs
May 23, 2009
(Results from billboard.biz)
Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Wicked, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Mamma Mia!, Original Cast Recording Shrek: The Musical, Original Broadway Cast Recording
Les Misérables, Original London Cast Recording
Week of May 8-14, 2009
(Results from boxofficemojo.cm)
"Star Trek": $100,610,837 (weekly gross); $104,610,837 (total gross)
"X-Men Origins: Wolverine": $33,666,597 (weekly gross); $136,290,744 (total gross)
"Ghosts of Girlfriends Past": $13,405,593 (weekly gross); $33,201,838 (total gross)
"Obsessed": $8,373,865 (weekly gross); $58,021,175 (total gross)
"Next Day Air": $5,368,343 (weekly gross); $5,368,343 (total gross)