Road B.O. dips for 11-show slate

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — Road receipts decreased in Week 45 (April 2-8) as the 12-show slate slumped a slight 2.1% to $12,250,617.

The decrease is, in part, due to “Hairspray” not reporting.

“Wicked” set a house record in Houston, grossing $1,294,281.

Los Angeles’ “Wicked” was down slightly week to week, and was the highest-grossing show for the week, at $1,745,251.

Estimates for last week:

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/24/05-OE).
PW, $1,253,608.
Last (93rd) wk, $1,259,502.

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (P-2nd Co.) LaSalle Bank Theater ($72; 1,958; $787,469) (3/28/07-4/1/07).
PW, $447,759.
Last (1st) wk, $493,282.

CINCINNATI
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Aronoff Center ($95; 2,554; $1,350,070) (4/2/07-4/8/07).
PW, $909,311 in Chicago.
Last (1st) wk, $1,151,270.

HOUSTON
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Hobby Center ($78; 2,639; $1,226,416) (3/28/07-4/15/07).
PW$, $1,266,707.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,294,281.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Moran Theater ($69; 2,807; $1,340,516) (3/8/07-4/15/07).
PW, $893,534.
Last (5th) wk, $893,992.

LOS ANGELES
Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Pantages ($85; 2,703; $1,683,092) (2/10/07-OE).
PW, $1,762,618.
Last (9th) wk, $1,745,251.

Twelve Angry Men (P) Ahmanson Theater ($80; 1,660; $765,268) (3/28/07-5/6/07).
PW, wk $323,146.
Last (2nd) wk, $409,832.

PHILADELPHIA
Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) The Academy of Music ($87; 2,645; $1,487,412) (3/19/07-3/25/07).
PW, $1,407,648.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,435,784.

SAN FRANCISCO
Jersey Boys (M-2nd Co.) Curran ($99; 1,599; $1,192,836) (12/3/06-3/25/07).
PW, $1,407,787.
Last (19th) wk, $1,003,735.

SARASOTA, FLA.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Van Wezel ($75; 1,655; $907,800) (4/3/07-4/8/07).
PW, $1,151,270 in Clearwater, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $899,126.

ST. LOUIS
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (M) Fox Theater ($66; 4,192; $1,754,928) (3/27/07-4/1/07).
PW, $513,900.
Last (2nd) wk, $508,769.

TORONTO
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Princess of Wales (C$106/$90; 1,960; $1,025,216/C$1,206,116) (2/20/07-6/3/07)
PW, C$1,281,125/$1,105,824.
Last (8th) wk C$1,317,440/$1,155,793.

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