B.O. up; ‘Sundays’ $1.1m

Road Grosses

NEW YORK Road grosses jumped to $11,370,577 for Week 18 (Sept. 26-Oct. 2), up $2,110,402 from the previous week.

With the addition of Goodspeed’s “The Boyfriend” and Billy Crystal’s “700 Sundays,” as well as the return of “Chicago” and “Peter Pan,” 14 shows were performing.

Estimates for last week:

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) BJCC ($75; 2,765; $1,271,067) (9/9/05-10/16/05).
PW, $948,356.
Last (4th) wk, $937,038.

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,223,952) (6/20/05-10/2/05).
PW, $1,145,475.
Last (15th) wk, $1,131,896.

DENVER
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Buell ($82; 2,788; $1,361,520) (8/15/05-10/2/05).
PW, $1,344,915.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,349,240.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA.
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Broward ($60; 2,617; $960,970) (9/28/05-10/30/05).
PW, $1,300,730 in Atlanta.
Last (1st) wk, $789,682.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.
Little Shop of Horrors (M) DeVos ($55; 2,311; $813,562) (9/26/05-10/2/05).
PW, $388,456 in Charlotte, N.C.
Last (1st) wk, $294,532.

LEXINGTON, KY
Chicago (M) Opera House ($74; 970; $300,155) (9/30/05-10/2/2005).
PW, $774,714 in Austin, Texas.
Last (1st) wk, $253,457 (5perf)

NORFOLK, VA.
Hairspray (M) Chrysler Hall ($65; 2,365; $1,137,930) (9/26/05-10/2/05).
PW, $297,083 in Akron, Ohio.
Last (1st) wk, $616,385.

OKLAHOMA CITY
Movin’ Out (M) Civic Center ($64; 2,481; $1,032,178) (9/26/05-10/2/05).
PW, $821,515 in Tulsa, Okla.
Last (1st) wk, $883,655.

PORTLAND, ORE.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Keller ($125; 2,859; $1,309,092) (9/9/05-10/23/05).
PW, $1,176,431.
Last (4th) wk, $1,203,207.

SALT LAKE CITY
Peter Pan (M) Capitol Theater ($57; 1,930; $705,900) (9/26/05-10/2/05).
Last (1st) wk, $487,577.

SPRINGFIELD, ILL.
Chicago (M) Sangamon ($49; 1,986; $187,960) (9/28/05-9/29/2005).
PW, $774,714 in Austin, Texas.
Last (1st) wk,$118,337 (2perf)

TORONTO
Les Miserables (M) Princess of Wales (C$84/$71; 1,978; C$1,042,438/$889,616) (9/13/05-10/22/05).
PW, C$955,285/$815,240.
Last (3rd) wk, C$965,012/$823,541.

700 Sundays (P) Canon Theater (C$112/$95; 2289; C$1366,663/$1,166,310) (9/28/05-10/2/2005).
Last (1st) wk, C$1,318,464/$1,125,177.

VANCOUVER
Mamma Mia! (M) Queen Elizabeth (C$89/$75; 2,820; C$1,223,268 /$1,007,200) (9/27/05-10/9/05).
PW, C$1,215,850/$1,037,606 in Calgary, Alberta.
Last (1st) wk, C$1,412,523/$1,205,447.

WILMINGTON, DEL.
The Boyfriend (M) DuPont (C$65; 1,251; C$259,688) (9/26/05-10/2/05).
Last (1st) wk, $151,406 (4perf).

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