Week 45 sees 4.9% jump

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road grosses jumped 4.9% in Week 45 (March 30-April 5), bringing the total gross for the 16-show slate to $13,494,238.

The Portland production of “Wicked” was the week’s biggest earner with $1,526,953 at the Keller, where it broke the house record again.

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) BJCC Concert Hall ($78, 2,768, $857,296) (4/3-4/19/09).

PW, $1,194,477 in Fort Myers, Fla.

Last (1st) wk, (5 perf) $842,156.

BOSTON

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

PW, $985,334.

Last (8th) wk, $1,004,588.

CHICAGO

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

PW, $661,629.

Last (79th) wk, $548,448.

Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace Theater ($85; 2,354; $1,330,052) (3/15/09-7/12/09). 

PW, $1,125,081.

Last (4th) wk, $1,126,658.

Rent (M-1st Co.) Oriental Theater ($147.50; 2,243; $1,104,174) (3/29/09-4/05/). 

PW, $779,028 in Minneapolis.

Last (1st) wk, $803,541.

CLEVELAND

Monty Python’s Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Palace Theater ($80; 2,658; $1,347,760) (3/29/08-4/5/09). 

PW, $497,907 in Albuquerque, N.M.

Last (1st) wk, $548,294.

COSTA MESA, CALIF.

Avenue Q (M-1st Co.) Orange County PAC ($66; 3,034, $805,564) (3/29/09-4/5).

PW, $742,026 in Omaha, Neb.

Last (1st) wk, $805,564.

EAST LANSING, MICH.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Wharton Center ($69; 2,286; $880,017) (3/19/08 – 4/19/08).

PW, $752,096.

Last (3rd) wk, $797,137.

KANSAS CITY
The Phantom of the Opera (M-1st Co.) Music Hall ($75; 2,307, $956,957) (3/24-4/19/09).

PW, $775,265.

Last (1st) wk, $721,914.

MEMPHIS, TENN.

The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Orpheum Theater ($85; 2,424; $1,166,404) (3/29/08 – 4/05/08). 

PW, $520,649 in St. Paul, Minn.

Last (1st) wk, $901,155.

NAPLES, FLA.

Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) Philharmonic Center ($82; 1,386, $909,216) (3/29/09-4/5/09).

PW, $599,009 in Greenville, S.C.

Last (1st) wk, $550,217.

NASHVILLE, TENN.

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

PW, $1,007,015.

Last (3rd) wk, $839,883.

PORTLAND, ORE.

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

PW, $1,518,535.

Last (5th) wk, $1,526,953.

PROVIDENCE, R.I.

A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) Providence PAC ($62; 3,083; $1,051,312) (3/30/09-4/05/09).

PW, $632,209 in Hartford, Conn.

Last (1st) wk, $747,073.

SAN FRANCISCO

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

PW, $1,438,224.

Last (10th) wk, $1,321,053.

SANTA BARBARA, CALIF.

Mamma Mia! (M-2nd Co.) Granada ($78; 1,509, $874,720) (3/31/09-4/5/09).

Last (1st), $409,604.

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