January 23, 2007 10:00 ET

Vegas Is Becoming the New Broadway

VERNON, CT -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 23, 2007 -- TicketNews announces its weekly Top 10s and analysis for the week of 1/15/07-1/21/07.


Event                      This Week        Last Week

Wicked                         1                1
Chicago Bears                  2                8
Super Bowl XLI                 3               n/a
Indianapolis Colts             4               n/a
George Strait                  5                4
Jersey Boys                    6                3
Bob Seger                      7                9
Houston Rodeo                  8                5
High School Musical:
 The Concert                   9               n/a
Justin Timberlake             10                6


Event                      This Week        Last Week

Chicago Bears                  1                4
Super Bowl XLI                 2                5
Indianapolis Colts             3               n/a
Houston Rodeo                  4                2
NASCAR Nextel Cup Series:
 Daytona 500                   5                6
Boston Red Sox                 6                8
New York Knicks                7               10
Miami Heat                     8               n/a
Dallas Mavericks               9               n/a
Denver Nuggets                10               n/a


Event                      This Week        Last Week

Wicked                         1                1
Jersey Boys                    2                2
Mary Poppins                   3                3
Monty Python's Spamalot        4                6
Cirque du Soliel:
 "The Beatles: Love"           5               n/a
Lion King                      6                5
Blue Man Group                 7                4
The Color Purple               8                9
Phantom of the Opera           9                7
Cirque du Soliel: "O"         10               n/a
For the first time ever, two Las Vegas exclusive productions make it into the TicketNews Top Ten Theatre Events. Cirque du Soliel shows "Love" and "O" are numbers five and ten, respectively. This demonstrates that Vegas is increasingly becoming a theatre entertainment destination and may be beginning to rival New York.

Event                      This Week        Last Week

George Strait                  1                1
Bob Seger                      2                3
High School Musical:
 The Concert                   3                6
Justin Timberlake              4                2
Rod Stewart                    5                5
Eric Clapton                   6                4
Céline Dion                    7                7
Mana                           8               n/a
Christina Aguilera             9               n/a
Rascal Flatts                 10                8 is a comprehensive industry and consumer source for news and information relating to the ticket industry. TicketNews is a one-stop source for industry news, market analysis, event announcements, cancellations, and information. TicketNews is updated daily with original articles and an aggregation of third party sources. TicketNews information is based on ticket sales from the TicketNetwork Exchange™, the world's largest secondary market exchange. For more information, visit

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