Biz down; ‘Scrooge’ 317g

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses fell 7.5% to $12,167,023 during Week 27 (Nov. 29-Dec. 5) despite one extra show on the boards, as 12 of 19 returning shows saw grosses decrease.

“The King and I” ($291,515) and “Scrooge” ($316,609) returned, while “Hairspray” in Toronto is off the chart after closing the previous week. “Movin’ Out’s” $909,197 broke a house record at the National in Washington, D.C.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 27: NOV. 29-DEC. 5, 2004

BOSTON
THE LION KING
(M-2ND CO.) OPERA HOUSE ($85; 2,542; $1,187,132) (7/16/04-2/20/05).
PW, $1,195,059.
LAST (21ST) WK, $973,866.

CHICAGO
MAMMA MIA!
(M-2ND CO.) ORIENTAL ($75; 2,231; $1,054,429) (11/22/04-12/26/04).
PW, $852,966.
LAST (2ND) WK, $931,583.
ON THE RECORD (M) AUDITORIUM ($79; 2,662; $839,262) (11/30/04-12/12/04).
PW, $543,434 IN PITTSBURGH.
LAST (1ST) WK, $391,493.

CLEVELAND
BIG RIVER
(M) PALACE ($52; 2,666; $888,520) (11/29/04-12/12/04).
PW, $581,634 IN PHILADELPHIA.
LAST (1ST) WK, $358,404.

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.
RIVERDANCE
(M) WALTON ARTS CENTER ($54; 1,201; $460,928) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
PW, $849,744 IN MINNEAPOLIS.
LAST (1ST) WK, $444,926.

GREEN BAY, WIS.
THE KING AND I
(M) WEIDNER CENTER ($59; 1,893; $803,920) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
LAST (1ST) WK, $291,515.

INDIANAPOLIS
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(M) MURAT ($68; 2,440; $1,037,570) (11/9/04-12/5/04).
PW, $654,347.
LAST (4TH) WK, $732,782.

KALAMAZOO, MICH.
THE PRODUCERS
(M-1ST CO.) MILLER AUDITORIUM ($57; 3,483; $1,252,446) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
PW, $644,088 IN GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.
LAST (1ST) WK, $517,004.

KANSAS CITY, MO.
JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
(M) MUSIC HALL ($46; 2,389; $883,480) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
PW, C$789,706/$663,195 IN TORONTO.
LAST (1ST) WK, $510,792.

LOS ANGELES
CAROLINE, OR CHANGE
(M) AHMANSON ($90; 1,600; $324,895) (11/4/04-12/26/04).
PW, $548,825.
LAST (5TH) WK, $548,809.
LES MISERABLES (M) PANTAGES ($65; 2,703; $1,069,857) (12/1/04-1/1/05).
PW, $ C$695,397/$583,994 IN SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN.
LAST (1ST) WK, $719,394 (7PERF).

LOUISVILLE, KY.
CHICAGO
(M) KENTUCKY CENTER ($70; 2,479; $1,024,140) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
PW, $676,948 IN DES MOINES, IOWA.
LAST (1ST) WK, $824,142.

MINNEAPOLIS
THE PRODUCERS
(M-2ND CO.) ORPHEUM ($72; 2,483; $1,213,300) (12/1/04-12/5/04).
PW, $543,711 IN SALT LAKE CITY.
LAST (1ST) WK, $772,357.

SAN ANTONIO
HAIRSPRAY
(M) MAJESTIC ($70; 2,273; $1,131,929) (11/22/04-12/05/04).
PW, $586,574.
LAST (2ND) WK, $399,601.

SAN FRANCISCO
LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
(M) GOLDEN GATE ($78; 2,333; $1,142,804) (11/8/04-12/5/04).
PW, $586,519.
LAST (4TH) WK, $662,479.
WHITE CHRISTMAS (M) CURRAN ($82; 1,617; $910,852) (11/3/04-12/5/04).
PW, $816,673.
LAST (5TH) WK, $799,377.

SEATTLE
PETER PAN
(M) 5TH AVENUE ($68; 2,115; $956,236) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
PW, $439,104 IN TUCSON, ARIZ.
LAST (1ST) WK, $499,805.

TORONTO
MAMMA MIA!
(M) ROYAL ALEXANDRA (C$94/$77; 1,446; C$690,000/$567,525) (5/10/00-OE).
PW, C$598,000/$502,200.
LAST (205TH) WK, C$505,100/$415,444.

VANCOUVER
THE GRADUATE
(P) THE CENTER (C$70/$57; 1,800; C$610,000/$501,725) (12/3/04-12/5/04).
PW, $230,551 (5PERF) IN RENO, NEV.
LAST (1ST) WK, C$179,264/$147,444 (5PERF).

WALLINGFORD, CONN.
SCROOGE
(M) OAKDALE ($71; 3,449; $1,239,928) (11/30/04-12/5/04).
LAST (1ST) WK, $316,609.

WASHINGTON, D.C.
MOVIN’ OUT
(M) NATIONAL ($85; 1,626; $986,080) (11/16/04-12/5/04).
PW, $828,123.
LAST (3RD) WK, $909,197.

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