Top Sports Events December 25, 2006
TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analyses for the week ending 12/24/06.
TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Bob Seger 3 3 Rod Stewart 4 7 Eric Clapton 5 4 George Strait 6 9 Josh Groban 7 n/a High School Musical 8 8 BCS Championship Game 9 5 Mary Poppins 10 n/a TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS Event This Week Last Week BCS Championship Game 1 1 Dallas Cowboys 2 5 Boston Red Sox 3 3 Cleveland Cavaliers 4 7 Los Angeles Lakers 5 n/a New York Rangers 6 6 Dallas Mavericks 7 n/a New York Knicks 8 n/a Allstate Sugar Bowl 9 2 Chicago Bulls 10 9 TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 2 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 3 3 Mary Poppins 4 5 Lion King 5 4 Monty Python's Spamalot 6 6 Phantom of the Opera 7 n/a Blue Man Group 8 7 Annie 9 8 The Color Purple 10 10 TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Bob Seger 1 2 Rod Stewart 2 3 Eric Clapton 3 1 George Strait 4 5 Josh Groban 5 6 High School Musical 6 4 Justin Timberlake 7 7 Red Hot Chili Peppers 8 n/a Celtic Woman 9 8 Céline Dion 10 n/a
-- The Christmas gift week ends with two Broadway shows in the top positions -- "Wicked" in the number one spot and "Jersey Boys" in the number two spot. "Jersey Boys" was helped by its San Francisco show and the soon to open Los Angeles show. -- Céline Dion rises to number ten in the concert category as she prepares for her fifth and final year of "A New Day..." performances at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. -- "Phantom of the Opera" jumps to the number seven theatre spot with the New York and Vegas Shows doing brisk business.
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