SOURCE: TicketNews.com

September 11, 2007 10:00 ET

Mermaids and Monsters Hot on Broadway This Fall

VERNON, CT--(Marketwire - September 11, 2007) - TicketNews announces its exclusive weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 9/03/07 - 9/09/07.

                   OVERALL TOP 10 EVENTS

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Hannah Montana                       1             1
Wicked                               2             2
Bruce Springsteen                    3             6
Jersey Boys                          4             7
Dallas Cowboys                       5             9
Van Halen                            6             3
Céline Dion                          7             5
Denver Broncos                       8            n/a
Green Bay Packers                    9            n/a
San Diego Chargers                   10           n/a

With her fourth straight week at number one, topping legends Van Halen and Bruce Springsteen, Hannah Montana is looking to be the concert event of the year.

The NFL season is underway, boosting football sales. The Dallas Cowboys jump from nine to five and the Denver Broncos, Green Bay Packers, and San Diego Chargers fill in positions eight, nine, and ten.

                    TOP 10 SPORTS EVENTS

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Dallas Cowboys                       1             2
Denver Broncos                       2             6
Green Bay Packers                    3             4
San Diego Chargers                   4             10
Mayweather vs. Hatton                5            n/a
Boston Red Sox                       6             3
Texas Longhorns                      7            n/a
New York Giants                      8             5
Pittsburgh Steelers                  9             7
New England Patriots                 10           n/a

Major League Baseball is little more than a memory this week. The New York Yankees, who were number one last week, disappear from the rankings. The Chicago Cubs drop off the chart as well. Only the Boston Red Sox remain, dropping from three to six.

                   TOP 10 THEATRE EVENTS

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Wicked                               1             1
Jersey Boys                          2             2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular     3             3
Lion King                            4             4
Grease                               5             5
Young Frankenstein                   6             9
Phantom of the Opera                 7            n/a
Monty Python's Spamalot              8             8
Mamma Mia!                           9            n/a
Blue Man Group                       10            10

"Young Frankenstein" takes a giant step from the number nine spot to number six.

            TOP 10 NEW YORK CITY THEATRE EVENTS

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Wicked                               1             1
Jersey Boys                          2             2
Radio City Christmas Spectacular     3             3
Grease                               4             5
Young Frankenstein                   5             6
Lion King                            6             4
The Little Mermaid                   7            n/a
Phantom of the Opera                 8             10
Monty Python's Spamalot              9             8
The Color Purple                     10           n/a

After a sold-out seven week engagement in Denver, "The Little Mermaid" is preparing to become a part of the Broadway world. The musical takes number seven on the NYC Theatre chart.

                   TOP 10 CONCERT EVENTS

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Hannah Montana                       1             1
Bruce Springsteen                    2             4
Van Halen                            3             2
Céline Dion                          4             3
Trans-Siberian Orchestra             5            n/a
Justin Timberlake                    6             8
Genesis                              7            n/a
Dave Matthews Band                   8             7
Stevie Wonder                        9             5
Rascal Flatts                        10           n/a

The Boss moves up to number two this week, but can't top Hannah Montana for the peak position.

Trans-Siberian Orchestra's hit seasonal show debuts at five on the Top Concerts chart.

                  TOP 10 LAS VEGAS SHOWS

Event                            This Week     Last Week
Céline Dion: A New Day               1             1
Cirque Du Soleil: "O"                2             2
Cirque Du Soleil:
  The Beatles: LOVE                  3             3
Elton John: The Red Piano            4             5
Blue Man Group                       5             7
Mamma Mia!                           6            n/a
Cirque Du Soleil: KÀ                 7            n/a
Monty Python's Spamalot              8            n/a
Folies Bergère                       9            n/a
Le Rêve                              10           n/a

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