Road Grosses

NEW YORK Road grosses increased in Week 12 (August 14-August 20) as the eight-show slate gained 4.0% to $8,593,949.

The “Spamalot” tour had its best week ever in Toronto last week, grossing $1,252,428.

The addition of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” to the slate also helped boost total receipts.

Once again “Wicked” in Costa Mesa was the highest grossing show of the week with $1,424,011, a house record. Philadelphia’s “The Lion King” followed with $1,325,360 .

Estimates for last week:

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).

PW, $1,205,585.
Last (61th) wk, $1,208,882.

COSTA MESA
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Orange County PAC ($72; 2,885; $1,446,432) (8/9/06-8/20/06).
PW, $1,421,567.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,424,011.

LOS ANGELES, CA
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (M) Pantages Theater ($77; 2,703; $1,532,000) (8/15/06-8/20/06).
First (1st) wk, $649,607.

PHILADELPHIA, PA
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Academy of Music ($82; 2,586; $1,503,744) (6/08/06-9/10/06).
PW, $1,300,005.
Last (11th) wk, $1,325,360.

TOLEDO, OHIO
Mamma Mia! (M) Stranahan Theater ($66; 2,337; $1,146,636) (8/15/06-8/20/06).
PW, $697,839 in Greenville, SC.
Last (1st) wk, $728,570.

TORONTO
Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Canon (2,276; C$108/$96; C$1,546,969/$1,362,248) (6/6/06-8/20/06).
PW, C$1,331,493/$1,186,185.
Last (6th) wk,C$1,396,834/$1,252,428.

TUCSON, AZ
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Hobby Center ($75; 2,096; $870,763) (8/17/06-9/24/06).
PW, $1,311,334 in Houston.
Last (1st) wk, $768,449.

VANCOUVER, BC
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Queen Elizabeth Theater (C$94/$83; 2,936; C$1,467,377/$1,307,240) (8/2/06-8/27/06).
PW, C$1,280,797/ $1,141,021.
Last (3rd) wk,C$1,379,227/ $1,236,642.

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