Road B.O. dips for 11-show slate

Road Grosses

NEW YORK Road grosses increased in Week 17 (Sept. 18-24) as the nine-show slate grew 11.52% to $9,287,215.

Seattle’s “Wicked” was the highest-grossing show with $1,461,608, a house record.

Edmonton, Alberta’s “The Phantom of the Opera” tour came in second with $1,247,254.

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” slipped by $251,291 when the show moved from Tempe, Ariz., to Houston.

Estimates for last week:

Chicago
Wicked
(M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,002,160.
Last (65th) wk, $1,026,756.

Edmonton, Al-berta

The Phantom of the Opera (M) Jubilee (C$94/$85; 2,357; C$1,483,695/$1,329,594) (8/30/06-9/24/06).

PW, C$1,348,185/ $1,200,627.
Last (4th) wk, C$1,391,811/$1,247,254.

Houston
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
(M)
Hobby Center ($72; 9,868; $1,123,181) (8/29/06-9/24/06).
PW, $723,735 in Tempe, Ariz.
Last (1st) wk, $472,444.

Pittsburgh
Monty Python’s Spamalot
(M) Benedum Cen-ter (2,785; $70; $1,433,944) (6/6/06-9/17/06).
PW, $1,064,396.
Last (2nd) wk,$1,200,239.

Providence
Mamma Mia!
(M) Provi-dence Performing Arts Center ($67; 3,083; $1,363,468) (9/19/06-9/24/06).
PW, $742,545 in Hartford, Conn.
Last (1st) wk, $847,145.

Raleigh, N.C.
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Progress Energy Center ($75; 2,586; $1,249,220) (6/8/06-10/22/06).
PW, $713,244 (5 perf).
Last (2nd) wk, $1,114,070.

Seattle
Wicked
(M-1st Co.) Para-mount ($75; 2,811; $1,478,108) (9/20/06-10/1/06).
PW, $1,340,213 in Port-land, Ore.
Last (1st) wk, $1,461,608.

Spokane, Wash.
Chicago
(M) INB PAC ($65; 2,717; $1,192,718) (9/19/06-9/24/06).
PW, $533,984 (7perf) in Reno, Nev.
Last (1st), $771,679.

Tucson, Ariz.
The Lion King
(M-1st Co.) Hobby ($75; 2,096; $1,188,340) (8/17/06-9/24/06).
PW, $1,006,770.
Last (5th) wk, $1,146,020.

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