B.O. slips; ‘Lion’ $1.4 mil

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses dropped 5.3% to $13,840,915 during Week 50 (May 3-9).

“The Lion King” in Detroit continued to outrun the competition with $1,417,596, while “The Producers” pulled in $1,168,174 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and “Movin’ Out” ended a successful St. Louis run with $1,127,339.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 50: MAY 3-9, 2004

APPLETON, WIS.
The Phantom of the Opera
(M) Fox Cities PAC ($70; 1,904; $827,567) (5/5/04-5/31/04).
PW, $921,180 in Chicago.
Last (1st) wk, $549,577.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Les Miserables
(M) Ovens Auditorium ($61; 2,455; $753,731) (5/5/04-5/9/04).
PW, $464,951 in Huntsville, Ala.
Last (1st) wk, $434,062.

DETROIT
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Masonic Temple ($75; 3,156; $1,452,611) (4/2/04-5/30/04).
PW, $1,403,561.
Last (6th) wk, $1,417,596.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.
The Producers
(M-1st Co.) Broward PAC ($70; 2,623; $1,281,346) (5/3/04-5/23/04).
PW, $1,253,126 in Tampa, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $1,168,174.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Mamma Mia!
(M-2nd Co.) Times Union PAC ($61; 2,856; $1,113,999) (5/2/04-5/9/04).
PW, $1,011,822 in Orlando, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $905,435.

KALAMAZOO, MICH.
Riverdance
(M) Miller Auditorium ($57; 3,483; $868,140) (5/4/04-5/9/04).
PW, $541,846 in Milwaukee (3perf) and Rockford, Ill. (5perf).
Last (1st) wk, $390,626.

KANSAS CITY, MO.
The Producers
(M-2nd Co.) Music Hall ($67; 2,389; $1,198,528) (4/27/04-5/9/04).
PW, $837,235.
Last (2nd) wk, $713,364.

LAS VEGAS
42nd Street
(M) Aladdin ($75; 2,874; $1,180,846) (5/3/04-5/9/04).
PW, $640,393 in Indianapolis.
Last (1st) wk, $514,867 (7perf).

LOS ANGELES
Mamma Mia!
(M-1st Co.) Pantages ($80; 2,703; $1,488,416) (4/18/04-6/13/04).
PW, $939,175.
Last (3rd) wk, $991,960.

The Royal Family (P) Ahmanson ($65; 1,600; $727,435) (3/27/04-5/16/04).
PW, $387,313.
Last (7th) wk, $400,343.

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.
Thoroughly Modern Millie
(M) Community Center Theater ($65; 2,378; $1,012,720) (5/5/04-5/16/04).
PW, $402,402 in San Jose, Calif.
Last (1st) wk, $631,476.

SAN FRANCISCO
Hairspray
(M) Golden Gate ($78; 2,297; $1,180,053) (4/26/04-7/4/04).
PW, $555,035.
Last (2nd) week, $655,180.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Orpheum ($125; 2,125; $1,180,568) (1/29/04-OE).
PW, $1,093,749.
Last (15th) wk, $1,091,573.

ST. LOUIS
Movin’ Out
(M) Fox ($64; 3,977; $1,651,468) (4/26/04-5/9/04).
PW, $1,092,049.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,127,339.

TEMPE, ARIZ.
Urinetown
(M) Gammage Auditorium ($64; 3,017; $1,038,370) (5/4/04-5/9/04).
PW, $872,968 in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Last (1st) week, $656,604.

TORONTO
Hairspray
(M) Princess of Wales (C$94/$68; 1,986; C$954,400/$687,836) (4/8/04-9/26/04).
PW, C$801,000/$584,009.
Last (5th) wk, C$822,000/$592,415.

Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$94/$68; 1,446; C$724,400/$524,237) (5/10/00-OE).
PW, C$668,000/$487,039.
Last (176th) wk, C$660,000/$524,237.

The Producers (M) Canon (C$99/$71; 1,831; C$1,155,871/$833,036) (12/11/03-OE).
PW, C$917,000/$668,585.
Last (22nd) wk, C$885,000/$637,820.

WASHINGTON
Jesus Christ Superstar
(M) Warner ($67; 1,855; $869,885) (5/4/04-5/9/04).
PW, $718,710 in Cleveland.
Last (1st) wk, $438,267.

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