Stage tours take 11% cut

Road Grosses

NEW YORK The road took an 11.1% dip in Week 39 (Feb. 16-22), bringing the total gross for the 12-show slate to $12,170,040.

“Wicked” broke the house record in its Appleton, Wis., production, “Jersey Boys” broke the house record in Hartford, Conn., for the second week running, and “The Phantom of the Opera” was once again the week’s biggest earner with $1,446,661 at the Pantages in Los Angeles.

APPLETON, WIS.
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Fox Cities Performing Arts Center ($80; 1,998, $1,211,288) (2/4-3/1/09).
PW, $1,263,919.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,343,944.

BOSTON
Dirty Dancing
(M-1st Co.) Opera House ($88; 2,588; $489,387) (2/7/09-2/8/09).
PW, $1,228,674.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,206,468.

CHICAGO
Jersey Boys
(M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($105; 1,848; $1,243,600) (10/06/07-OE).
PW, $803,690.
Last (73rd) wk, $586,729.

FAYETTEVILLE, ARK.
Avenue Q (M) Walton Arts Center ($58; 1,166; $407,710) (2/17/09-2/22/09).
PW, $817,676 in Washington.
Last (1st) wk, $295,738.

HARTFORD, CONN.
Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Bushnell ($125; 2,766; $1,335,367) (2/3/09-2/22/09).
PW, $1,346,126.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,429,211.

HOUSTON
Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) The Hobby Center ($77; 2,591, $1,281,208) (2/10/09-2/15/09).
PW, $1,096,052.
Last (1st) wk, $1,194,300.

HUNTSVILLE, ALA.
Monty Python’s Spamalot
(M-1st Co.) Von Braun Center ($82; 2,089; $1,146,120) (2/16/08-2/22/09).
PW, $322,762.
Last (1st) wk, $433,064.

LOS ANGELES
The Phantom of the Opera
(M-1st Co.) Pantages Theater ($123; 2,677, $1,272,117) (1/20-2/15/09).
PW, $1,476,643.
Last (5th) wk, $1,446,661.

FORT LAUDERDALE, FLA.
A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) Au-Rene Theater ($69; 2,652; $987,485) (2/16/09-3/1/09).
PW, $771,025 in Orlando, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $655,694.

SAN FRANCISCO
Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Orpheum Theater ($96; 2,163, $1,338,456) (1/27/09-OE).
PW, 1,459,611.
Last (4th) wk, $1,425,502.

SEATTLE
The Lion King (M-1st co.) Paramount Theater ($78; 2.814; $1,486,130) (2/11/08 – 3/15/08).
PW, $1,317,216.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,432,013.

TORONTO
The Color Purple (M) Canon Theater (C$120/$99; 2,800) (2/9/08-2/15/09).
PW, C$828,406/$684,633.
Last (2nd) wk, C$872,067/$720,716.

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