Road grosses hit a dip

Road Grosses

Road grosses sank by 2.35% during Week 45 (March 29-April 4), bringing the total gross for the 11-show slate to $10,793,265. Productions of “Wicked” broke two house records, once more at New Orleans’ Mahalia Jackson theater ($1,470,951 — the week’s highest gross) and at Toledo, Ohio’s, Stranahan ($1,255,398). “Jersey Boys” broke the house record in Charlotte, N.C., with $1,164,813. “A Chorus Line” was still on layoff.

AUSTIN, TEXAS
The Phantom of the Opera (M-3rd Co.) Bass Hall ($72; 2,752; $1,179,765) (3/17-4/4/10).
PW, $680,906.
Last (3rd) wk, $702,179.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Blumenthal PAC ($125; 2,015, $1,188,640) (3/28-4/4/10).
PW, $1,349,235 in West Palm Beach, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $1,164,813.

DENVER
Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Buell ($90; 2,771; $1,567,120) (3/1-4/4/10).
PW, $1,127,735.
Last (5th) wk, $1,128,397.

LOS ANGELES
Dreamgirls (M-1st Co.) Ahmanson ($95; 2,064; $1,043,920) (2/25-4/5/10).
PW, $727,689.
Last (6th) wk, $695,032.

MIAMI
Mamma Mia! (M-2nd Co.) Arsht PAC ($75; 2,480; $826,974) (3/30-4/4/10).
PW, $538,383 — split week.
Last (1st) wk, $826,974.

NAPLES, FLA.
In the Heights (M-1st Co.) Naples Philharmonic Center ($69.50; 1,378; $670,397) (3/29-4/3/10).
PW, $799,419 in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $454,375.

NEW ORLEANS
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Mahalia Jackson ($85, 2,351, $1,364,895) (3/24-4/11/10).
PW, $1,333,435.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,470,951.

PHILADELPHIA
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Academy of Music ($96; 2,619; $1,556,159) (3/23-4/23/10).
PW, $1,341,528.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,398,916.

SAN DIEGO
Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) Civic Center ($96.50; 2,885; $1,221,578) (3/30-4/4/10).
PW, $628,464 in Salt Lake City.
Last (1st) wk, $831,291.

SAN FRANCISCO
Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Orpheum($96; 2,163, $1,338,456) (1/27/09-OE).
PW, $865,545.
Last (62nd) wk, $867,938.

TOLEDO, OHIO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Stranahan ($70, 2,361, $1,276,500) (3/31-4/18/10).
PW, $1,660,197 in Richmond, Va.
Last (1st) wk, $1,255,398.

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