Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road fell about 3.4% in Week 10 (July 28-Aug. 3), bringing the total gross for the 13-show slate to $13,494,833.

“The Lion King” continued to hold strong in Washington, D.C., drawing $1,548,210, about $22,000 more than its potential gross. “A Chorus Line” moved to Portland, Ore., and took in almost $100,000 more than its previous week in San Francisco, bringing its total to $792,018.

But not all tuners saw an uptick. “Mamma Mia!” grossed $463,597, down $424,000 from the previous week in Philadelphia, and “High School Musical” dropped around $225,000 in Salt Lake City with a final gross of $517,929.

“The Color Purple” was the top grosser for the week, taking in $1,635,937– $158,000 up from last week.

ATLANTA

The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Fox Theater ($68; 4,514; $2,112,016) (7/15/08 – 8/3/08) 

PW, $1,476,992.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,635,937.

CHICAGO

Jersey Boys (M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($105; 1,848; $1,243,600) (10/06/07-OE). 

PW, $1,101,012.

Last (44th) wk, $1,045,107.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243, $1,224,272) (6/24/05-OE).

PW, $1,185,136.

Last (163rd) wk, $1,143,898.

DALLAS

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Music Hall at Fair Park ($120; 3,470; $1,803,568) (6/21/08-8/3/08). 

PW, $1,182,571.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,331,569.

EAST LANSING, MICH.

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Wharton ($80; 2,420, $1,326,880) (7/16/08-8/10/08).

PW, $1,234,820.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,237,836.

EDMONTON, ALBERTA

Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium (C$89/ $86; 1,835; C$1,411,062/ $1,364,663) (7/28/08-8/3/08). 

PW, C$704,199 / $687,358 in Vancouver.

Last (1st) wk, C$871,840/$843,172.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Devos Hall ($70; 2,231; $961,430) (7/29/08 – 8/3/08). 

PW, $887,659 in Philadelphia.

Last (1st) wk, $463,597.

LOS ANGELES

Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Pantages Theater ($85; 2,703, $1,633,691) (2/10/07-OE).

PW, $1,347,386.

Last (78th) wk, $1,298,285.

PORTLAND, ORE.

A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) Keller Auditorium ($65; 2,992; $882,768) (7/29/08-8/3/08). 

PW, $692,621 in San Francisco.

Last (1st) wk, $792,018.

SALT LAKE CITY

High School Musical (M) Capitol Theater ($63; 1,836; $765,920) (7/29/08 – 8/3/08). 

PW, $744,266 in in Denver.

Last (1st) wk, $517,929.

SAN DIEGO

The Phantom of the Opera (M) San Diego Civic Center ($76; 2,885; $1,186,306) (7/16/08-8/1/08). 

PW, $1,137,822.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,116,089.

TORONTO

Avenue Q (M) Elgin Theater (C$100/$97; 1,506; C$1,063,800/$1,028,820) (7/29/08 – 8/3/08). 

PW, $738,135 in Charlotte, N.C.

Last (1st) wk, C$538,907 / $521,186.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

The Lion King (M-1st co.) Opera House Kennedy Center ($95; 2,222; $1,525,970) (6/26/08 – 8/25/08). 

PW, $1,551,349.

Last (6th) wk, $1,548,210.

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