Receipts up; ‘Evita’ 674g

NEW YORK — The road circuit kicked into high gear Week 12 (Aug. 16 to 22), with the 24-production roster reporting an 18.4% increase in receipts over the previous week. The increase brought receipts to $ 14,328,393, with “Evita,””My Fair Lady” and “The Secret Garden,” among others, doing stellar biz.

Estimates for last week

BOSTON

Miss Saigon (M), Wang ($ 60; 3,644; $ 1,137,138) (7/14-9/12/93).

PW, $ 1,136,526.

Last (6th) wk,$ 1,151,935.

CALGARY, ALBERTA

Cats (M-BT), Jubilee ($ C55; 2,719; $ C1,660,860) (8/17-8/22/93).

PW, $ C464,603, $ 404,003 (U.S.) at the Centennial, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Last wk,$ C855,893, $ 744,255 (U.S.).

CHICAGO

Lost In Yonkers(P), Royal George ($ 35.50; 453; $ 121,857) (9/16/92-OE).

PW, $ 44,322.

Last (48th) wk.$ 52,482.

DALLAS

Tommy Tune Tonite(Rev) Music Hall ($ 45; 3,420; $ 639,370) (9/17-9/22).

Last wk, 502,794

DENVER

The Secret Garden(M), Buell ($ 38; 2,758; $ 648,425) (8/17-9/5/93).

PW, $ 208,392 at the Civic, Pasadena, Calif.

Last wk, $ 531,709.

EDMONTON, ALBERTA

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (M-Canadian Co.), Jubilee ($ C70 .50; 2,750; $ C1,084,849) (8/17-9/12/93).

Last (1st) wk,$ C891,473, $ 775,194 (U.S.).

LOS ANGELES

Crazy for You(M), Shubert ($ 60; 2,097; $ 893,974) (6/1-8/22/93).

PW, $ 440,625.

Last (12th, final) wk,$ 501,368.

Five Guys Named Moe (M), Doolittle ($ 47; 1,001; $ 306,972) (7/15-9/25/93).

PW, $ 246,889.

Last (6th) wk,$ 250,553.

Forever Plaid(M), Canon ($ 35; 384; $ 101,642) (3/3/92-OE).

PW, $ 57,821.

Last (77th) wk,$ 49,028.

The Phantom of the Opera(M-1st Co.), Ahmanson ($ 60; 2,024; $ 774,532) (5/31/ 89-8/29/93).

PW, $ 815,699.

Last (221st) wk,$ 809,596.

The Will Rogers Follies(M), Pantages ($ 55; 2,300;$ 973,836) (7/13-9/26/93).

PW, $ 344,572.

Last (6th) wk, $ 327,230.

OKLAHOMA CITY

Guys and Dolls(M), Civic ($ 35; 3,200; $ 740,960) (8/17-8/22/93).

PW, $ 427,492 at the Ordway, St. Paul, Minn.

Last wk,$ 458,770.

PHILADELPHIA

Evita(M-R), Forrest ($ 60; 1,839; $ 751,320) (8/3-8/22/93).

PW, $ 593,978.

Last (3rd) wk,$ 673,984.

PITTSBURGH

The Phantom of the Opera(M-3rd Co.), Benedum ($ 60; 2,820; $ 995,000) (7/24-9 /25/93).

PW, $ 987,397.

Last (5th) wk,$ 983,421.

PORTLAND, ORE.

My Fair Lady(M), Civic ($ 47; 2,989; $ 822,040) (8/17/-8/22/93).

PW, $ 676,916 at the Flint, Cupertino, Calif.

Last wk,$ 799,215.

ST. PAUL, MINN.

Les Miserables(M-B&T), Ordway ($ 55; 1,897; $ 610,754) (8/10-8/15/93).

PW, $ 621,995, Uihlein, Milwaukee.

Last wk,$ 590,755.

SAN FRANCISCO

Cole(M-Rev), Theater on the Sqaure ($ 34; 685; $ 114,000) (10/8/92-OE).

PW, $ 57,311.

Last (44th) wk,$ 63,919.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat(M-Rev), Golden Gate ($ 55; 2,423 ; $ 937,112) (7/8/-8/29/93).

PW, $ 496,732.

Last (7th) wk,$ 523,481.

The Twilight of the Golds (P), Marines ($ 34; 623; $ ) (8/11-9/19/93).

PW, $ 33,362 (6perf).

Last (2nd) wk, $ 29,000 (E).

TORONTO

Jesus Christ Superstar(M), O’Keefe ($ C59; 3,167; $ C982,784) (8/8-8/22/93).

PW, $ C893,105, $ 776,613 (U.S.).

Last (2nd, final) wk, $ C649,102, $ 564,437 (U.S.).

Man of La Mancha (M-R), Royal Alexandra ($ C55; 1,497; $ C380,000 ) (E) (7/26 /-9/25/93).

PW, $ C364,054, $ 316,569 (U.S.).

Last (4th) wk, $ C379,352, $ 329,871 (U.S.).

Miss Saigon(M-Canadian Co.), Princess of Wales ($ C91; 1,978; $ C1,075,000) ( 5/8/93-OE).

PW, $ C1,145,570, $ 996,148 (U.S.).

Last (15th) wk, $ C1,144,207, $ 994,963 (U.S.).

VANCOUVER

The Phantom of the Opera(M-1st Canadian Co.), Pantages ($ C70-$ C85; 2,199; $ C1,274,613) (9/12/89-OE).

PW, $ C1,247,946, $ 1,085,170 (U.S.).

Last (205th) wk, $ C1,253,937, $ 1,090,380 (U.S.).

WASHINGTON

The Phantom of the Opera(M-2nd Co.), Kennedy ($ 60; 2,235; $ 929,174) (6/22-9 /26/93).

(PW), $ 935,254.

Last (9th)wk, $ 930,849.

Reading the Road Grosses

Abbreviations and explanations for tour shows are the same as for Broadway with the following additions: (TR) tryout, (BT) bus and truck shows, (Lp) local productions. Dates indicate when the engagements begin and end, but (OE) means open-end bookings.

As with Broadway box office reports, the quoted figures for touring and local non-New York productions represent net amount, that is, after deduction of subscription discounts and theater party, credit, computer and other sales commissions. c1993 VARIETY Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction or distribution strictly prohibited.

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