By Stacey Willets
TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 10/08/07 – 10/14/07.
OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Wicked 2 2 Dallas Cowboys 3 4 Bruce Springsteen 4 3 Jersey Boys 5 8 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 6 n/a Colorado Rockies 7 6 Van Halen 8 7 Boston Red Sox 9 n/a Cleveland Indians 10 n/a
Radio City Christmas Spectacular is looking good for its age. The celebration of its seventy-five year tradition puts the holiday show on the Top Events chart at number six.
Although many baseball fans hoped for a Red Sox / Yankees series, the Indians are holding their own on the field and in the rankings. Much beloved Boston takes number nine this week with Cleveland right behind at ten.
TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Dallas Cowboys 1 1 Colorado Rockies 2 2 Boston Red Sox 3 6 Cleveland Indians 4 9 Green Bay Packers 5 4 New York Giants 6 7 New York Rangers 7 n/a Denver Broncos 8 n/a New England Patriots 9 10 BCS Championship Game 10 n/a
The Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians move closer to the top of the chart as they get closer to the World Series. The Sox move up three spots from six to three and the Indians advance five places from nine to four.
The New York Rangers bring NHL into the rankings with their season debut at number seven.
While fans don’t even know who’s playing in the BCS Championship Game yet, that isn’t stopping them from buying tickets. The January 7 event takes number ten this week.
TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Wicked 1 1 Jersey Boys 2 3 Radio City Christmas Spectacular 3 4 Lion King 4 2 Young Frankenstein 5 6 Andrea Bocelli 6 5 Grease 7 9 Blue Man Group 8 8 Monty Python's Spamalot 9 7 Phantom of the Opera 10 n/a
Young Frankenstein, which just started previews, moves into the top half of the rankings, taking number five on a chart filled with shows boasting multiple touring productions.
TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Radio City Christmas Spectacular 1 2 Wicked 2 1 Jersey Boys 3 3 Young Frankenstein 4 4 Grease 5 7 Lion King 6 6 Mary Poppins 7 10 Monty Python's Spamalot 8 9 Andrea Bocelli 9 5 The Little Mermaid 10 n/a
Radio City Christmas Spectacular, a show that couldn’t be more New York, replaces long-standing number one Wicked at the top spot on the NYC Theatre chart.
Though previews are still several weeks off, The Little Mermaid appears among the Top NYC Theatre events at number ten, eager to become a part of their world.
TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS Event This Week Last Week Hannah Montana 1 1 Bruce Springsteen 2 2 Van Halen 3 3 Trans-Siberian Orchestra 4 4 Bon Jovi 5 n/a Céline Dion 6 n/a Garth Brooks 7 n/a Rascal Flatts 8 7 Neil Young 9 10 Tool 10 n/a
Garth Brooks doesn’t plan on launching a full-blown tour until his youngest daughter graduates high school in 2015, but in the meantime he’s slated to perform at the Sprint Center. Incredible demand for tickets earns Brooks the number seven spot on the Top Concerts chart and a total of nine tour dates in Kansas City.
TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS Event This Week Last Week Céline Dion: A New Day . . . 1 1 Cirque Du Soleil: "O" 2 4 Elton John: The Red Piano 3 3 Cirque Du Soleil: The Beatles: LOVE 4 2 Bette Midler 5 n/a Blue Man Group 6 10 Danny Gans 7 8 Monty Python's Spamalot 8 5 Le Rêve 9 9 Stomp Out Loud 10 n/a
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