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Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses dove 9.1% to $14,621,580 during Week 49 (April 26-May 2).

“The Lion King” in Detroit continued to steamroll the competition, pulling in $1,403,561, while “Movin’ Out” continued its triumphant gallop through the heartland, taking $1,092,049 in St. Louis.

Other big earners included “The Producers” in Tampa ($1,253,126) and “The Lion King” in San Francisco ($1,093,749).

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 49: APRIL 26-MAY 2, 2004

CHICAGO

The Phantom of the Opera (M) Cadillac Palace ($61; 2,186; $1,001,279) (3/2/04-5/2/04).

PW, $948,303.
Last (9th) wk, $921,180.

COSTA MESA, CALIF.

Urinetown (M) Orange County PAC ($64; 2,962; $1,337,073) (4/27/04-5/2/04).
PW, $501,329 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Last (1st) week, $872,968

DETROIT

The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Masonic Temple ($75; 3,156; $1,452,611) (4/2/04-5/30/04).
PW, $1,364,933.
Last (5th) wk, $1,403,561.

HUNTSVILLE, ALA.

Les Miserables (M) Von Braun Center ($53; 2,154; $604,576) (4/27/04-5/2/04).
PW, $868,753 in Baltimore.
Last (1st) wk, $464,951.

INDIANAPOLIS

42nd Street (M) Murat ($55; 2,637; $1,121,148) (4/26/04-5/2/04).
PW, $532,065 in Rochester, N.Y.
Last (1st) wk, $640,393.

KANSAS CITY, MO.

The Producers (M-2nd Co.) Music Hall ($67; 2,389; $1,198,528) (4/27/04-5/9/04).
PW, $519,747 in Memphis.
Last (1st) wk, $837,235.

KNOXVILLE, TENN.

Chicago (M) Knoxville Civic Auditorium ($56; 2,542; $567,110) (4/30/04-5/2/04).
PW, $598,761 in Detroit.
Last (1st) wk,
$372,720 in Sarasota, Fla. (3perf), and Knoxville, Tenn. (5perf).

LOS ANGELES

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Pantages ($80; 2,703; $1,488,416) (4/18/04-6/13/04).
PW, $822,162 (6perf).
Last (2nd) wk, $939,175.

The Royal Family (P) Ahmanson ($65; 1,600; $727,435) (3/27/04-5/16/04).
PW, $390,096.
Last (6th) wk, $387,313.

ORLANDO, FLA.

Mamma Mia! (M-2nd Co.) Bob Carr PAC ($65; 2,399; $1,046,419) (4/26/04-5/2/04).
PW, $739,327 in Fort Myers, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $1,011,822.

ROCKFORD, ILL.

Riverdance (M) Coronado ($65; 2,305; $552,704) (4/30/04-5/2/04).
PW, $472,382 in Muskegon, Mich. (3perf), and Saginaw, Mich. (5perf).
Last (1st) wk, $541,846 in Milwaukee (3perf) and Rockford, Ill. (5perf).

SAN FRANCISCO

Hairspray (M) Golden Gate ($75; 2,297; $1,180,053) (4/26/04-7/4/04).
PW, $885,790 in Tempe, Ariz.
Last (1st) week, $555,035.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Orpheum ($125; 2,125; $1,180,568) (1/29/04-OE).
PW, $1,093,581.
Last (14th) wk, $1,093,749.

SAN JOSE, CALIF.

Thoroughly Modern Millie (M) San Jose PAC ($70; 2,540; $1,168,464) (4/13/04-5/2/04).
PW, $491,896.
Last (3rd) wk, $402,402.

SEATTLE

Rob Becker’s ‘Defending the Caveman’ (So) Moore ($43; 1,423; $144,675) (4/15/04-5/2/04).
PW, $168,054 (5perf).
Last (3rd) wk, $92,422 (4perf).

ST. LOUIS

Movin’ Out (M) Fox ($64; 3,977; $1,651,468) (4/26/04-5/2/04).
PW, $1,251,115 in Pittsburgh.
Last (1st) wk, $1,092,049.

TAMPA, FLA.

The Producers (M-1st Co.) Tampa PAC ($77; 2,470; $1,298,382) (4/19/04-5/2/04).
PW, $1,228,772.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,253,126.

TORONTO

Hairspray (M) Princess of Wales (C$94/$69; 1,986; C$954,400/$695,853) (4/8/04-9/26/04).
PW, C$859,000/$635,316.
Last (4th) wk, C$801,000/$584,009.

Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$94/$69; 1,446; C$742,200/$541,138) (5/10/00-OE).
PW, C$675,000/$499,230.
Last (175th) wk, C$668,000/$487,039.

The Producers (M) Canon (C$99/$72; 1,831; C$1,155,871/$842,746) (12/11/03-OE).
PW, C$1,061,000/$784,716.
Last (21st) wk, C$917,000/$668,585.

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