Week 38 sees 13.5% boost

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road got a 13.5% boost in Week 38 (Feb. 9-15), bringing the total gross for the 13-show slate to $13,692,104.

The San Francisco production of “Wicked” broke the house record at the Orpheum, and “The Phantom of the Opera” was once again the week’s biggest earner with $1,476,643 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, $1,316,556.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,263,919.

BOSTON

Dirty Dancing (M-1st Co.) Opera House ($88; 2,588; $489,387) (2/7/09-2/8/09). 

PW, $489,388.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,228,674.

BUFFALO

Mamma Mia! (M) Shea’s PAC ($60; 3,019; $1,198,780) (2/10/09-2/15/09).

PW, $402,951 in Greensboro, N.C.

Last (1st) wk, $1,029,834.

CHICAGO

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

PW, $667,125.

Last (70th) wk, $803,690.

DETROIT

Monty Python’s Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Fisher Theater ($82; 2,089; $1,146,120) (2/3/08-2/8/09). 

PW, $322,762.

Last (1st) wk

HARTFORD, CONN.

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Bushnell ($125; 2,766; $1,335,367) (2/3/09-2/22/09). 

PW, $1,199,823.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,346,126.

HOUSTON

Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) The Hobby Center ($77; 2,591, $1,281,208) (2/10/09-2/15/09).

PW, $814,326 in Austin.

Last (1st) wk, $1,096,052.

LOS ANGELES

The Phantom of the Opera (M-1st Co.) Pantages Theater ($123; 2,677, $1,272,117) (1/20-2/15/09).

PW, $1,360,839.

Last (4th) wk, $1,476,643.

ORLANDO

A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) Bob Carr PAC ($69; 2,548; $937,709) (2/9/09-2/15/09). 

PW, $1,040,588 in Tampa, Fla.

Last (1st) wk, $771,025.

SAN FRANCISCO

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

PW, 1,309,077.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,459,611.

SEATTLE

The Lion King (M-1st co.) Paramount Theater ($78; 2.814; $1,486,130) (2/11/08 – 3/15/08). 

PW, $1,129,465 in Tempe, Ariz.

Last (1st) wk, $1,317,216.

TORONTO

The Color Purple (M) Canon Theater (2,800; $461,169) (2/9/08-2/15/09).

PW, $461,169 in East Lansing, Mich.

Last (1st) wk, $765,626.

WASHINGTON

Avenue Q (M) Warner Theater ($78; 1,814; $894,011) (2/10/09-2/15/09). 

PW, $507,968 in Hershey, Pa.

Last (1st) wk, $817,676.

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