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Road Grosses

NEW YORK — Jumping to a 10-show slate helped road grosses spike 7.37% in Week 19 (Oct. 2-8) to $9,112,995.

“The Lion King” tour secured the top two spots, with Denver’s show No. 1 with $1,427,060 and Raleigh, N.C., closely behind with $1,218,776.

Newcomer “The Pirate Queen” opened at the Cadillace Palace Theater with $751,714.

Estimates for last week:

BUFFALO, N.Y.
Mamma Mia! (M) Shea Performing Arts Center ($60; 3,019; $1,198,780) (10/3/06-10/8/06).
PW, $800,698 in Columbus, Ohio.
Last (1st) wk, $782,935.

CHICAGO
The Pirate Queen (M) Cadillac Palace ($83; 2,344; $1,206,536) (10/3/06-11/26/06).
Last (1st) wk, $751,714.

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,003,161.
Last (67th) wk, $1,021,669.

CLEVELAND
Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) State Theatre ($80; 2,844; $1,447,040) (10/1/06-10/15/06).
PW, $1,282,477 in Pittsburgh.
Last (1st) wk, $1,147,440.

DALLAS
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (M) Music Hall ($75; 3,420; $1,591,216) (10/3/06-10/8/06).
PW, $481,147 in Houston.
Last (1st) wk, $709,438.

DENVER
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Hobby Center ($75; 2,772; $1,454,320) (9/28/06-11/12/06).
PW, $1,078,585.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,427,060.

FRESNO, CALIF.
Chicago (M) Saroyan ($55; 2,353; $347,235) (10/3/06-10/5/06).
PW, $312,477 in Eugene, Ore., and $274,436 in Boise, Idaho.
Last (1st) wk, $233,122 (3perfs).

LONG BEACH, CALIF.
Chicago (M) Terrace ($57; 2,968; $715,058) (10/6/06-10/8/06).
PW, $312,477 in Eugene, Ore., and $274,436 in Boise, Idaho.
Last (1st) wk, $294,871 (5perfs).

RALEIGH, N.C.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Progress Energy Center ($75; 2,586; $1,249,220) (9/15/06-10/22/06).
PW, $1,197,240.
Last (4th) wk, $1,218,776.

TORONTO
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Canon (C$110/$98; 2,289; C$1,034,898/$923,191) (10/6/06-12/31/06).
PW, $1,567,409 in Seattle.
Last (1st) wk, C$1,028,865/$917,809. (5perfs)

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Centennial Concert Hall (C$94/$85; 2,242; C$1,275,455/$1,126,926) (9/26/06-10/22/06).
PW, C$678,169/$604,967.
Last (2nd) wk, C$688,317/$608,161.

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