B.O. even; 'Blast' 865g

NEW YORK — Road grosses held steady during Week 38 (Feb. 11-17), inching up by a small .7% to $14,723,568.

“Blast” had a strong week in Atlanta, taking $865,410 at the Fox. “Saturday Night Fever” also was on an uptick, taking $817,824 at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach.

Estimates for last week:

ATLANTA

Blast (M) Fox ($45; 4,518; $1,524,115)(2/12/02-2/17/02).

PW, $550,105 in Fort Lauderdale.

Last (1st) wk, $865,410.

BALTIMORE

South Pacific (M-R) Mechanic ($63; 1,568; $735,320)(2/11/02-2/17/02).

PW, $609,667 in Nashville.

Last (1st) wk, $524,595.

BOSTON

Proof (P) Wilbur ($65; 1,203; $577,840)(1/28/02-2/17/02).

PW, $355,467.

Last (3rd) wk, $239,359.

BUFFALO

Fiddler on the Roof (M-R) Shea’s PAC ($52; 3,169; $1,132,340)(2/12/02-2/17/02).

PW, $848,075 in Minneapolis.

Last (1st) wk, $635,217.

CHICAGO

Copenhagen (P) Shubert ($65; 2,017; $761,133)(2/5/02-2/24/02).

PW, $338,154 (6perf).

Last (2nd) wk, $441,879.

CINCINNATI

Aida (M) Aronoff Center ($75; 2,655; $1,126,945)(2/5/02-2/17/02).

PW, $772,755.

Last (2nd) wk, $797,865.

CLEVELAND

Beauty and the Beast (M, 3rd Co.) Allen ($65; 2,452; $915,600)(2/5/02-2/17/02).

PW, $710,648.

Last (2nd) wk, $777,373.

LOS ANGELES

The Lion King (M) Pantages ($125 VIP package; 2,261; $1,165,500)(10/1/00-OE).

PW, $1,001,875.

Last (71st) wk, $1,059,933.

NEWARK

Fosse (M) NJPAC ($60, 2,746; $743,047)(2/11/02-2/17/02).

PW, $691,167 in Hershey, PA.

Last (1st) wk, $672,051.

OMAHA

Cinderella (M) Orpheum ($50; 2,752; $835,165)(2/12/02-2/17/02).

PW, $631,498 in Birmingham.

Last (1st) wk, $639,351.

PHILADELPHIA

Mamma Mia! (M) Forresst ($75; 1,775; $677,474)(2/14/02-2/23/02).

PW, $1,079,966 in Detroit.

Last (1st) wk, $646,850 (6 perf).

RALEIGH

Contact (M) Convention Center ($65; 2,263; $800,800)(2/12/02-2/17/02).

PW, $564,149 in Wallingford, Conn.

Last (1st) wk, $548,389.

ROANOKE, VA

Les Miserables (M- B&T- 3rd Co.) Civic Center ($50, 2,379; $706,382)(2/11/02-2/17/02).

PW, $$455,083 in Scranton, PA

Last (1st) wk, $544,066.

ST. LOUIS

Phantom of the Opera (M-3rd Co.) Fox ($65; 4,334; $1,385,874)(2/10/02-3/9/02).

PW, $817,540 in Hartford.

Last (1st) wk, $1,195,233.

SAN FRANCISCO

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (M-R) Golden Gate ($77; 2,329; $1,025,882)(2/12/02-3/10/02).

PW, $$1,103,144 in Costa Mesa, CA.

Last (1st) wk, $785,854.

Defending the Caveman (P) Curran ($49; 1,667; $541,359)(2/6/02-3/2/02).

PW, $389,749.

Last (2nd)wk, $519,710 (7perf)

Kiss Me Kate (M-R) Opheum ($73; 2,203; $1,095,299)(2/5/02-3/3/02).

PW, $467,134.

Last (2nd) wk, $655,302.

The Search for Intelligent Life in the Universe (P-R) Theatre on the Square ($50; 729; $250,000) (9/18/01-3/31/02).

PW, $168,730 (7 perfs).

Last (19th) wk, $200,182 (7perfs).

TORONTO

The Graduate (P) Canon (C$93/$61; 2,261; C$1,241,007)(1/21/02-2/17/02).

PW, C$1,204,520 ($819,064).

Last (3rd) wk, C$1,203,994 ($794,636).

The Lion King (M) Princess of Wales (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,352,382/$895,142)(3/30/00-OE).

PW, C$1,094,528 ($722,388).

Last (96th) wk, C$1,234,318 ($814,649).

Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$807,986/$534,806)(5/10/00- OE).

PW, C$808,166 ($533,389).

Last (87th) wk, C$830,062 ($547,840).

WEST PALM BEACH

Saturday Night Fever (M) Kravis Center ($67; 2,115; $962,360)(2/12/02-2/17/02).

PW, $484,728 in Rochester.

Last (1st) wk, $817,824.

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