Week 43 sees 4.2% bump

Road grosses

NEW YORK — The road grosses rose 4.2% in Week 43 (March 16-22), bringing the total gross for the 15-show slate to $14,629,464.

The Fort Myers, Fla., production of “Wicked” broke the house record at the Barbara B. Mann for the second week running, while the same show’s San Francisco production was the week’s biggest earner with $1,445,958 at the Orpheum.

ATLANTA

Monty Python’s Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Cobb Energy Center ($70; 2,679; $1,206,175) (3/15/08-3/22/09). 

PW, $969,053 in Austin, Texas.

Last (1st) wk, $622,177.

BOSTON

Dirty Dancing (M-1st Co.) Opera House ($88; 2,576; $1,589,552) (3/3/09-3/8/09). 

PW, $1,022,256.

Last (6th) wk, $930,967.

CHICAGO

Jersey Boys (M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($110; 1,848; $1,144,310) (10/06/07-OE). 

PW, $536,004.

Last (77th) wk, $623,974.

Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace Theater ($85; 2,354; $950,972) (3/15/09-OE). 

PW, 6 perf, $807,841.

Last (1st) wk, 7 perf, $944,613.

DENVER

The Phantom of the Opera (M-1st Co.) Buell Theater ($105; 2,775, $1,307,210) (2/25-3/22/09).

PW, $1,217,085.

Last (4th) wk, $1,355,977.

EAST LANSING, MICH.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Wharton Center ($69; 2,286; $880,017) (3/16/08 – 3/22/08). 

PW, $1,481,336 in Seattle.

Last (1st) wk, $691,089.

FORT MYERS, FLA.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Barbara B. Mann ($91, 1,846, $1,243,432) (3/7-3/29/09).

PW, $1,146,341.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,175,530.

NASHVILLE, TENN.

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) TPAC ($75; 14,328; $1,185,910) (3/16/09-3/22/09). 

PW, $1,220,395 in Rochester, N.Y.

Last (1st) wk, $899,022.

PALM DESERT, CALIF.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) McCallum Theater ($63; 2,321, $500,264) (3/13/09-3/15/09).

PW (split perfs) $271,875/$332,807.

Last (1st) wk, $680,022.

PORTLAND, ORE.

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Keller Auditorium ($80, 2,967, $1,522,544) (3/4-4/2/09).

PW, $1,480,224.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,427,352.

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.

Avenue Q (M-1st Co.) Community Theater Center ($60; 2,380, $922,560) (3/11/09-3/15).

PW, $569,693.

Last (2nd) wk, $606,869.

SAN FRANCISCO

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

PW, $1,358,073.

Last (8th) wk, $1,445,958.

ST. PAUL, MINN.

The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Ordway Center PAC ($75; 1,938; $1,086,290) (3/17/08 – 3/22/08). 

Last (1st) wk, $522,313.

WASHINGTON

A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) National Theater ($150; 1,659; $895,872) (3/9/09-3/15/09). 

PW, $695,620.

Last (1st) wk, $756,262.

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA.

Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) Carr PAC ($67; 2,370, $1,131,628) (3/10/09-3/15/09).

PW, $861,544.

Last (1st) wk, $1,002,726.

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