'Wicked' breaks house records in Seattle and Des Moines

The road grosses skipped up 7.3% in Week 18 (Sept. 21-27), pulling the total gross for the 13-show slate up to $13,590,641.

Both the Seattle and Des Moines, Iowa, productions of “Wicked” broke house records, with the former earning the week’s top gross of $1,758,423 at the Paramount.

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Atwood Concert Hall ($85; 2,002; $1,209,502) (9/2-10/11/09).

PW, $1,043,750.

Last (34thrd) wk, $1,085,050.

ATLANTA

The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Fox Theater ($68; 4,514; $2,026,312) (9/15-9/20/09).

PW, $1,506,602.

Last (1st) wk, $1,767,257.

BOSTON

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Citi Performing Arts Center ($96; 1,540; $1,092,424) (7/27-9/27/09).

PW, $1,258,468.

Last (10th) wk, $1,2589,356.???

CHICAGO

Jersey Boys (M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($110; 1,848; $1,184,710) (10/06/07-OE).

PW, $651,185.

Last (104th) wk, $705,370.

DALLAS

Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Music Hall at Fair Park ($85; 3,360; $1,247,472) (9/21-9/27/09).

PW, $984,028 in Minneapolis.

Last (1st) wk, $741,241.

DES MOINES, IOWA

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Civic Center of Greater Des Moines ($72.50, 2,659, $1,345,200) (9/23-10/18/09).

PW, $1,458,010 in Nashville, Tenn.

Last (1st) wk, $1,371,194.

DETROIT

Phantom of the Opera (M-3rd Co.) Detroit Opera House ($76; 2,454; $1,014,781) (9/8-9/27/09).

PW, $943,281.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,036,877.

RAPID CITY, S.D.

Mamma Mia (M-1st Co.) Rushmore Civic Center ($74; 1,746; $452,372) (9/25-9/27/09).

PW, $509,375 in Kansas City.

Last (1st) wk (4 perfs), $249,303.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.

Mamma Mia (M-1st Co.) Washington Pavilion ($65; 1,848; $280,636) (9/22-9/24/09).

PW, $509,375 in Kansas City.

Last (1st) wk, $258,678.

MEMPHIS

A Chorus Line (M-1st Co.) Orpheum ($82; 2,424; $724,683) (9/21- 9/27/09).

Last (1st) wk, $521,738.

SAN FRANCISCO

Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Orpheum Theater ($96; 2,163, $1,338,456) (1/27/09-OE).

PW, $980,994.

Last (35th) wk, $992,094.

SEATTLE

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Paramount ($85, 2,811, $1,567,168) (9/2-10/4/09).

PW, $1,722,712.

Last (4th) wk, $1,758,423.

TEMPE, ARIZ.

Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) Gammage Auditorium ($68; 3,011, $1,089,816) (9/21-9/27/09).

PW, $908,076 in Costa Mesa, Calif.

Last (1st) wk, $773,910.

TUCSON, ARIZ.

Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Tucson Music Hall ($67; 2,197, $1,013,304) (9/21-9/27/09)

PW, $696,999 in San Jose, Calif.

Last (1st) wk, $554,916.

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