Road levels out

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road leveled out and rose a little in Week 35 (Jan. 21-27), with the 13-show slate up almost 2% to $15,549,504.

“Jersey Boys” added a perf and the attendant $250,000-plus to its gross in Houston, while “The Lion King” posted the next-biggest gain in Mexico City, where it increased its earnings by a little more than $100,000.

The rest of the slate was littered with small gains and losses, and one notable drop on the part of “Mamma Mia!,” which fell about $350,000 moving into its new Connecticut venue.

The highest-grossing show of the week was “The Lion King” in Mexico City, with a whopping $2,727,926.

BOSTON

Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Opera House ($88; 2,524; $1,540,560) (1/14/08-1/27/08).

PW, $1,149,110.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,202,774.

CHICAGO

Jersey Boys (M-3rd Co.) LaSalle Bank Theater ($95; 1,918; $1,213,120) (10/1/06-OE).

PW $1,110,119.

Last (17th) wk, $1,044,903.

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

PW, $1,012,901.

Last (136th) wk, $1,002,232.

CINCINNATI

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Aronoff ($82.50; 2,268, $1,418,229) (1/9-2/03/08).

PW, $1,417,608.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,420,284.

CLEVELAND

Avenue Q (M) Palace ($58; 2,666; $831,550) (1/22/08-1/27/08).

PW, $538,770.

Last (2nd) wk, $566,904.

HOUSTON

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Hobby Center ($75; 2,669; $1,098,395) (1/14/08-1/21/08).

PW, $1,022,362.

Last (2nd) wk; 9 perf; $1,296,654.

LOS ANGELES

The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Ahmanson Theater ($150; 2,058; $1,411,000) (12/18/07-OE)

PW, $883,539.

Last (5th) wk, $867,179.

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

PW, $1,481,577.

Last (51st) wk, $1,432,326.

LOUISVILLE, KY.

The Phantom of the Opera (M) Kentucky Center ($50; 2,457; $804,318) (1/8/08-1/27/08).

PW, $941,217.

Last (3rd) wk, $997,653.

NASHVILLE

High School Musical (M-1st Co.) Tennessee PAC ($69; 2,425, $1,033,382) (1/22/08 – 1/27/08).

PW, $835,459 in Memphis.

Last (1st) wk, $775,756.

MEXICO CITY

The Lion King (M) Auditorio Nacional ($137; 6,257; $3,049,887/M$32,743,080) (12/31/07-1/6/08).

PW, $2,624,398/M$28,417,960.

Last (4th) wk, $2,727,926/M$29,538,995

PITTSBURGH

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) (M) Benedum ($75; 2,793; $1,339,484) (1/10/08-2/17/08).

PW, $1,275,386.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,336,227.

WATERBURY, CONN.

Mamma Mia! (M) Palace ($66; 2,507; $1,279,984) (1/22/08-1/27/08).

PW, C$1,259,678/$1,222,157 in Hamilton, Ontario.

Last (1st) wk, $878,686.

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