Box office takes a dip on the road

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road grosses dipped a negligible 0.6% in Week 52, despite the fact that “Rent” was in layoff that week, bringing the total gross for the 15-show slate to $12,447,727.

For the second week running, “Wicked” broke house records at Norfolk, Va.,’s Chrysler Hall and at Omaha, Neb.’s, Orpheum Theater, where it pulled in the week’s highest gross with $1,389,287.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Blumenthal PAC ($125; 2,024; $1,236,105) (5/18/09 – 5/24/09). 
PW, $1,037,723 in Durham.
Last (1st) wk, $1,034,848.

CHICAGO
Jersey Boys
(M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($110; 1,848; $1,144,310) (10/06/07-OE). 
PW, $519,475.
Last (86th) wk, $515,862.

Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace Theater ($87.50; 2,354; $1,330,052) (3/15/09-7/12/09). 
PW, $1,001,444.
Last (11th) wk, $938,536.

L0S ANGELES
Dirty Dancing
(M-1st Co.) Pantages Theater ($93.50, 2,650, $842,216) (5/8-5/10/09).
PW, $1,189,000.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,102,354.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
Phantom of the Opera
(M-1st Co.) Orpheum Theater ($74; 2,503, $1,000,906) (5/12/09-5/17/09).
PW, $874,087.
Last (2nd) wk, $866,746.

NORFOLK, VA.
Wicked
(M-2nd Co.) Chrysler Hall ($80, 2,345, $1,368,360) (5/13-5/31/09).
PW, $1,228,803.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,329,356.

OKLAHOMA CITY
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Civic Center Music Hall ($76; 2,431; $1,218,317) (4/20/09 – 4/26/09). 
PW, $1,151,468.
Last (4th) wk, $1,201,818.

OMAHA, NEB.
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Orpheum Theater ($74.00, 2,542, $1,291,292) (5/6-5/31/09).
PW, $1,342,178.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,389,287.

ORLANDO, FLA.
Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Bob Carr PAC ($150; 2,389; $1,325,886) (5/03/09-5/10/09). 
PW, $1,158,761.
Last (3rd) wk, $982,186.

SAN FRANCISCO
Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Orpheum Theater ($96; 2,163, $1,338,456) (1/27/09-OE).
PW, $1,249,963.
Last (17th) wk, $1,293,650.

Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Golden Gate Theater ($91; 2,297, $780,478) (5/18/09-5/24/09).
PW, $1,108,278 in Denver.
Last (1st) wk, $465,730.

ST. LOUIS
A Chorus Line
(M-1st Co.) Fox ($55; 4,074; $1,252,953) (5/12/09-5/17/09). 
PW, $658,539.
Last (2nd) wk, $627,449.

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