Road shows take a dive

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road dove nearly 15% in Week 15 (Sept. 1-7), bringing the total gross for the 10-show slate to $9,090,800.

The highest-grossing show of the sesh was the traveling production of “Wicked” in its first week in Pittsburgh, where it pulled in $1,410,519.

Besides a general downturn, the slate suffered the loss of “Avenue Q” and “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” which is in layoff.

CHICAGO

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

PW, $844,747.

Last (49th) wk, $752,875.

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

PW, $898,972.

Last (168th) wk, $733,802.

COLUMBUS, OHIO

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Ohio Theater ($65.50; 2,655; $802,161) (6/26/08 – 8/25/08).

PW, $745,459.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,072,154.

LOS ANGELES

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

PW, $1,228,776.

Last (83rd) wk, $1,104,509.

OKLAHOMA CITY

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Civic Center ($65; 2,449; $1,093,855) (8/20/08 – 8/24/08). 

PW, $577,536 in Greenville, S.C.

Last (1st) wk, $827,089.

PITTSBURGH

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Benedum Center ($77; 2,806, $1,530,280) (9/3-10/5/08).

PW, C$1,514,766 in Ottawa.

Last (1st) wk, $1,410,519.

PORTLAND, ORE.

The Phantom of the Opera (M) Keller Auditorium ($76; 2,959; $1,119,020) (8/13/08-9/10/08). 

PW, $797,982.

Last (4th) wk, $1,119,020.

SEATTLE

Shrek (M-1st Co.) 5th Ave. Theater ($78; 2,107; $1,036,304) (8/25/08-8/31/08).

PW, $832,111.

Last (4th) wk, $765,017.

TEMPE, ARIZ.

A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) Gammage Auditorium ($75; 3,011; $926,344) (8/19/08-8/24/08).

PW, $937,965 in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Last (1st) wk, $762,834.

TORONTO

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Toronto Center for the Performing Arts ($200; 7,766; $715,235/C$747,420) (8/18/08-8/24/08). 

PW, $1,048,450/$990,599.

Last (3rd) wk, C$894,322/$831,464.

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