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Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses dipped slightly during Week 47 (April 14-20), falling by 4.4% to $12,082,407.

“Jesus Christ Superstar” had a wow week in Boston, grossing $1,371,553. “Aida” hit an off note in Akron with a take of $311,247.

“Elaine Stritch At Liberty,” at L.A.’s Ahmanson Theater, declined to report grosses.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 47 (APRIL 14-20, 2003)

AKRON
Aida
(M) E.J. Thomas Hall ($60; 2,864;$1,168,760)(4/14/03-4/20/03).
PW, $630,523 in Indianapolis.
Last (1st) wk, $311,247.

BOSTON
Jesus Christ Superstar
(M) Wang ($67; 3,503; $1,702,608) (4/14/03-4/26/03).
PW, $663,178 in Baltimore
Last (1st) wk, $1,371,553.
Mamma Mia (M) Colonial($85; 1,594; $959,758)(3/10/03-4/27]’/03).
PW, $860,520.
Last (13th) wk, $902,781.

BUFFALO
Phantom of the Opera
(M- 3rd Co.) Shea’s PAC ($62; 3,103; $1,086,963)(3/24/03-4/19/03).
PW, $642,028.
Last (3rd) wk, $543,163.

CINCINNATI
Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Civic Center ($58; 4,453; $1,235,835)(3/24/03-5/17/03).
PW, $1,182,912.
Last (5th) wk, $1,198,515.

COSA MESA
Les Miserables
(M) Orange County PAC ($63; 2,961;$1,230,625)(4/14/03-4/20/03).
PW, $1,058,182.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,127,999.

DAYTON
Blast
(M) Schuster ($60; 2,193;$917,980)(4/14/03-4/20/03).
PW, $598,954.
Last (1st) wk, $626,949.

FT. LAUDERDALE
Contact
(M) Broward Center ($57;1,083,$1,083,511)(4/14/03-4/27/03).
PW, $573,794 in West Palm.
Last (1st)wk, $401,641.

HOUSTON
Mamma Mia!
(M-2nd Co.) Hobby Center ($76; 2,620; $1,087,090) (4/14/03-4/27/03).
PW, $739,745 in New Orleans.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,020,186.

NAPLES
42nd Street
(M) Fox ($62;1,198;$577,436)(4/14/03-4/20/03).
PW, $717,238 in Washington D.C.
Last (1st) wk, $562,263.

PITTSBURGH
Riverdance
(M) Heinz Hall ($61; 2,689;$1,021,080)(4/14/03-4/20/03).
PW, $1,118,143 in Wallingford.
Last (1st)wk, $859,173.

ROANOKE
Beauty and the Beast
(M) Roanoke Civic Center ($50; 2,254;$834,272)(4/7/03-4/12/03).
PW, $977,765 in Providence.
Last (1st) wk, $286,513.

SAN FRANCISCO
The Producers
(M) Orpheum ($78; 2,203; $1,186,619)(3/3/03-4/12/03).
PW, $1,157,980.
Last (7th) wk, $1,185,293.

ST. LOUIS
The Full Monty
(M) Fox ($62; 14,400; $1,488,209) (4/14/03-4/20/02).
PW, $356,104 in Green Bay.
Last (1st)wk, $646,561.

TORONTO
The Lion King
(M) Princess of Wales (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,194,465/$810,759)(3/30/00-OE).
PW, C$739,292 ($509,427)
Last (148th) wk, C$831,426 ($466,220).
Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$812,648/$551,595)(5/10/00- OE).
PW, C$695,626 ($479,266.)
Last (137th) wk, C$ $677,256 ($572,350).

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