Actress JULIA ROBERTS Broadway debut THREE DAYS OF RAIN gross a massive $988,298 (GBP564,742) during its first full week of preview performances (ends02APR06). The New York City show, which also features 40-YEAR-OLD VIRGIN star Paul Rudd, is a hit with critics and looks set to smash box office records. The eight performances, which began 28 March (06), played to 101 per cent of capacity - which includes standing room - at the Bernard B Jacobs Theatre. The Richard Greenberg play will officially open on 19 April (06).