Biz up; ‘Lion’ hot in Cincy

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — Road total picked up in Week 46 (April 7-13) with a 2.5% uptick from previous week to $12,636,045.

With 17 shows on the road, “The Lion King” in Cincinnati reported strongest numbers. Show took in $1,182,912 in its fourth week.

“Mamma Mia” tours in Boston and New Orleans also performed well. In Boston, show earned $860,520, a slight gain from week previous. In New Orleans, week two took in $739,745.

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 46 (APRIL 7-12, 2003)

BALTIMORE
Jesus Christ Superstar
(M) Mechanic ($68; 1,568; $735,320) (4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $837,241 in Atlanta.
Last (1st) wk, $663,178

BOSTON
Mamma Mia (M) Colonial($85; 1,594; $959,758)(3/10/03-4/12/03).
PW, $819,283.
Last (12th) wk, $860,520.

BUFFALO
Phantom of the Opera (M- 3rd Co.) Shea’s PAC ($62; 3,103; $1,086,963)(3/24/03-4/19/03).
PW, $726,955.
Last (2nd) wk, $642,028.

CINCINNATI
Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Civic Center ($58; 4,453; $1,219,870)(3/24/03-5/17/03).
PW, $1,133,001.
Last (4th) wk, $1,182,912.

COSA MESA
Les Miserables (M) Orange County PAC ($63; 2,961;$1,230,625)(4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $829,293 in Seattle.
Last (1st) wk, $1,058,182.

DAYTON
Blast (M) Schuster ($60; 2,193;$917,980)(4/07/03-4/12/03).
PW, $615,338 in Akron.
Last (1st) wk, $598,954.

GREEN BAY
The Full Monty (M) Weidner Center ($58; 1,997; $751,782) (4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $563,910 in Cleveland;
Last (1st)wk, $356,104.

INDIANAPOLIS
Aida (M) Murat ($63; 2,636;$1,143,084)(4/07/03-4/12/03).
PW, $259,836 in Louisville.
Last (2nd) wk, $630,523.

NEW ORLEANS
Mamma Mia! (M-2nd Co.) Saenger ($59; 2,650; $949,846) (3/31/03-4/12/03).
PW, $699,678.
Last (2nd) wk, $739,745

PROVIDENCE
Beauty and the Beast (M) Providence PAC ($58;3,090;$1,244,120)(4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $809,413 in Hartford.
Last (1st) wk, $977,765.

SAN ANTONIO
Defending the Caveman (M) Majestic ($49;2,273;$618,334)(4/7/03-4/12/03).
Last (1st) wk, $370,286.

SAN FRANCISCO
The Producers
(M) Orpheum ($78; 2,203; $1,186,619)(3/3/03-4/12/03).
PW, $1,155,048.
Last (6th) wk, $1,157,980.

TORONTO
The Lion King
(M) Princess of Wales (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,194,465/$810,759)(3/30/00-OE).
PW, $887,498 ($604,516).
Last (147th) wk, C$739,292 ($509,427)

Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$812,648/$551,595)(5/10/00- OE).
PW, $690,750 ($470,502).
Last (136th) wk, C$695,626 ($479,266.)

WALLINGFORD, CT
Riverdance (M) Oakdale ($71; 3,455;$1,344,312)(4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $731,355 in Syracuse.
Last (1st)wk, $1,118,143.

WASHINGTON D.C.
42nd Street (M) Fox ($58;1,659;$900,520)(3/24/03-4/13/03).
PW, $616,212.
Last (3rd) wk, $717,238.

WEST PALM
Contact (M) Kravis ($68;2,115,$952,738)(4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $456,911 in Naples.
Last (1st)wk, $573,794

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