Biz jumps; ‘Chicago’ 903g

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses climbed by a healthy 10.6% during Week 19 (Sept. 29-Oct. 5). Total for the 19 shows reporting was $14,821,037.

“The Phantom of the Opera” topped $1 million in Seattle. “Chicago” is having a stellar return to Toronto, outgrossing “The Lion King” and “Mamma Mia!” with $903,443.

ATLANTA
Riverdance (M) Fox ($61; 4,514; $1,476,474) (9/30/03-10/5/03).
PW, $532,968 in Louisville, Ky.
Last (1st) wk, $1,038,782.

BUFFALO, N.Y.
Thoroughly Modern Millie (M) Shea’s PAC ($55; 3,028; $1,101,836) (9/30/03-10/03/03).
PW, $562,624 in Charlotte, N.C.
Last (1st) wk, $552,175.

CHICAGO
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace ($125; 2,311; $1,157,151) (4/23/03-OE).

PW, $1,068,670.
Last (25th) week, $1,073,220.

DALLAS
Mamma Mia! (M-2nd Co.) Music Hall ($72; 3,420; $1,387,036) (9/29/03-10/19/03).
PW, $916,011 in Tempe, Ariz.
Last (1st) wk, $1,127,676.

DAYTON, OHIO
Les Miserables (M) Schuster ($62; 2,319; $832,999) (9/23/03-10/5/03).

PW, $703,590.
Last (2nd) wk, $757,405

DES MOINES, IOWA
The Full Monty (M) Civic Center ($55; 2,647; $904,308) (9/30/03-10/5/03).
PW, $310,763 in Iowa City, Iowa (7perf).
Last (1st) wk, $394,298.

DETROIT
Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Fisher ($72; 2,065; $574,180) (9/28/03-11/15/03).
PW, $818,762 in Chicago.
Last (1st) wk, $338,603 (5perf).

HOUSTON
The Graduate (P) Hobby Center ($57; 2,661; $830,784) (9/23/03-10/5/03).

PW, $558,857.
Last (2nd) wk, $578,185.

LOS ANGELES
The Producers (M-1st Co.) Pantages ($95; 2,703; $1,905,280) (5/2/03-1/4/04).
PW, $1,069,706.
Last (23rd) wk, $993,421.

MILWAUKEE
The Producers (M-2nd Co.) Marcus Center ($69; 2,259; $1,096,533) (10/1/03-10/12/03).
PW, $842,821 in Appleton, Wis.
Last (1st) wk, $849,355.

MINNEAPOLIS
Urinetown (M) Orpheum ($70; 2,483; $1,085,968) (9/24/03-10/5/03).
PW, $415,190 (7perf).
Last (2nd) wk, $323,674.

SACRAMENTO
42nd Street (M) Community Center ($65; 2,380; $1,012,720) (9/29/03-10/12/03).
PW, $820,989 in San Francisco.
Last (1st) wk, $699,920.

SAN FRANCISCO
Jesus Christ Superstar (M) Orpheum ($75; 2,201; $1,147,536) (9/22/03-10/20/03).
PW, $500,971.
Last (2nd) wk, $668,768.

SEATTLE
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Paramount ($68; 2,888; $1,227,528) (9/10/03-10/5/03).

PW, $972,404.
Last (4th) wk, $1,103,322.

ST. LOUIS
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Fox ($75; 4,211; $1,704,040) (8/22/03-10/12/03).

PW, $1,570,990
Last (7th) wk, $1,692,122.

ST. PAUL, MINN.
Blast! (M) Ordway Center ($60; 1,890; $743,520) (9/29/03-10/12/03).
PW, C$292,394/$213,973 in Vancouver.
Last (1st) wk, $419,895.

TORONTO
Chicago (M) Canon (C$94/$71; 2,289; C$1,412,854/$1,059,848) (9/23/03-10/19/03).
PW, C$1,178,462/$872,939.
Last (2nd) wk, C$1,204,355/$903,443.

The Lion King (M) Princess of Wales (C$116/$87; 1,986; C$1,227,035/$920,496) (3/30/00-11/2/03).
PW, C$1,169,761/$865,299.
Last (168th) wk, C$926,411/$694,974.

Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$94/$71; 1,446; C$830,522/$623,040) (5/10/00-OE).

Last (144th) wk, C$815,572/$611,799

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