B.O. off; ‘Wicked’ $1.5m

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses dipped in Week 46 (April 10-16), as the 14-show slate fell 14.05% to total $10,857,230.

Despite the decrease in overall grosses, several shows posted bumper numbers, including perennial success “Wicked” ($1,540,496), which broke a house record in the first week of its Boston run, along with fellow millionaires “Spamalot” ($1,023,365), “Phantom of the Opera” ($1,179,077) and the “Wicked” tour in Chicago ($1,190,876).

“Little Shop of Horrors” ($507,704) closed up shop, completing its tour in Columbus, Ohio.

Estimates for last week:

BOSTON
Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Colonial ($87; 1,640; $1,075,600) (3/6/06-4/15/06).
PW, $1,047,675.
Last (6th) wk, $1,023,365.
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Opera House ($87; 2,596; $1,568,928) (4/12/06-5/14/06).
PW, $1,602,513 in Philadelphia.
Last (1st) wk, $1,540,496.

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,189,669.
Last (43rd) wk, $1,190,876.

CINCINNATI
Peter Pan (M) Aronoff ($75; 2,623; $941,076) (4/3/06-4/16).
PW, $618,772.
Last (2nd) wk, $563,683.

COLUMBUS, OHIO
Little Shop of Horrors (M) Ohio Theater ($65; 2,747; $1,137,685) (4/11/06-4/16/06).
PW, $645,448 in Providence, R.I.
Last (1st) wk, $507,704.

DALLAS
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Music Hall ($67; 3,372; $1,213,959) (3/21/06-4/17/06).
PW, $1,116,926.
Last (4th) wk, $1,179,077.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.
Movin’ Out (M) Devos PAC ($65; 2,334; $953,670) (4/11/06-4/16/06).
PW, $630,224 in Dayton, Ohio.
Last (1st) wk, $602,611.

DETROIT
Les Miserables (M-1st Co.) Fisher ($66; 2,089; $719,394) (3/28/06-4/16/06).
PW, $590,075.
Last (3rd) wk, $582,496.

BLOOMINGTON, IND.
Mamma Mia! (M) Indiana University Aud. ($55; 3,154; $1,061,712) (4/11/06-4/16/06).
PW, $772,244 in Iowa City, Iowa.
Last (1st) wk, $462,509.

NAPLES, FLA.
Chicago (M) Chrysler Hall ($65; 1,465; $757,640) (4/11/06–4/16/06).
PW, $739,057 in Norfolk, Va.
Last (1st) wk. $646,509.

PEORIA, ILL.
Hairspray (M) Peoria Civic Center ($75; 2,127; $941,185) (4/12/06-4/16/06).
PW, $602,743 in Albuquerque, N.M.
Last (1st) wk, $336,784 (7perf).

ROCHESTER, N.Y.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Auditorium Center ($62; 2,473; $1,141,728) (3/9/06-4/16/06).
PW, $1,127,543.
Last (6th) wk, $1,130,546.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Majestic ($74; 2,402; $913,630) (4/13/06-5/21/06).
PW, $1,079,515 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Last (1st) wk, $812,962.

WILMINGTON, DEL.
Dr. Dolittle (M) DuPont ($68; 1,251; $266,728) (4/7/06-4/15/06).
PW, $208,571 (5perf).
Last (2nd) wk, $277,612.

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