B.O. up; ‘Wicked’ $1.7m

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses increased in Week 1 (May 29- June 4) as the 11-show slate grew 1.2% to total $11,258,959.

Although the slate lost “Peter Pan,” which is done for the season, it regained “Chicago,” which was on hiatus last week.

The first company tour of “Wicked” in Detroit grossed $1,686,442, a house record.

Estimates for last week:

CHICAGO
MONTY PYTHON’S SPAMALOT (M) CADILLAC PALACE ($82; 2,284; $1,217,744) (4/18/06-6/4/06).
PW, $1,113,805.
LAST (7TH) WK, $1,150,777.

WICKED (M-2ND CO.) FORD CENTER ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,158,203.
LAST (50TH) WK, $1,169,142.

DETROIT
WICKED (M-1ST CO.) MASONIC ($76; 3,500; $1,757,282) (5/31/06-6/18/06).
PW, $1,827,002 IN ATLANTA.
LAST (1ST) WK, $1,686,442.

HARTFORD, CONN.
THE LION KING (M-2ND CO.) BUSHNELL ($80; 2,658; $1,323,860) (4/20/06-6/4/06).
PW, $1,280,825.
LAST (7TH) WK, $1,314,565.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (M) TIMES UNION CENTER ($59; 2,856; $988,194) (5/17/06-6/4/06).
PW, $624,585.
LAST (3RD) WK, $647,738.

LOS ANGELES
HAIRSPRAY (M) PANTAGES ($65; 2,703; $1,302,964) (5/22/06-6/4/06).
PW, $632,557.
LAST (2ND) WK, $687,421.

MADISON, WIS.
MOVIN’ OUT (M) OSCAR MEYER ($65; 2,182; $1,029,360) (5/29/06-6/4/06).
PW, $871,962 IN BOSTON.
LAST (1ST) WK, $782,082.

MEMPHIS, TENN.
MAMMA MIA! (M) ORPHEUM THEATER ($75; 2,424; $1,091,520) (5/30/06-6/4/06).
PW, $1,090,942 IN ORLANDO, FLA.
LAST (1ST) WK, $609,937.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO
CHICAGO (M) NATIONAL ARTS CENTER ($85; 2,328;C$1,373,890/$1,235,513) (5/30/06-6/4/06).
LAST (1ST) WK, C$1,289,235/ $1,160,166.

SEATTLE
LES MISERABLES (M-1ST CO.) GAMMAGE ($58; 2,115; $1,038,696) (5/23/06-6/4/06).
PW, $902,335.
LAST (2ND) WK, $972,862.

TULSA, OKLA.
THE LION KING (M-1ST CO.) TULSA PAC ($75; 2,221; $1,089,421) (5/25/06-7/2/06).
PW, $831,481.
LAST (2ND) WK, $1,077,826.

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