×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

B.O. even; ‘Civil War’ 743g

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road held almost absolutely steady during Week 43 (March 19-25), as receipts totaled $15,700,753, a decline of a minuscule .2%. The number of shows reporting held even at 25.

“Dame Edna” lost some altitude as it ended a popular Boston run and moved to Detroit, where it took $237,950 of a potential $459,050.

“The Civil War” gained ground as it moved to St. Louis, nabbing $743,815.

Numbers continued to get big boosts from the productions of “The Lion King” and “Mamma Mia!” now playing in both Los Angeles and Toronto.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES WEEK 43 (3/19/01-3/25/01)

ATLANTA
Cinderella
(M) The Fox Theatre ($45; 36,144; $1,404,941)(3/20/01-3/25/01).
PW, $763,936 in Orlando, FL.
Last wk, $817,109.

BOSTON
Beauty and the Beast
(M-3rd Co.) The Wang Center ($64/$54; 3,640; $1,405,334) (3/12/01-3/25/01).
PW, $991,141.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,015,828.
CHARLOTTE, N.C.

The Phantom of the Opera (M-3rd Co.) Blumenthal ($67; 2,017; $926,413)(2/28/01-3/25/01).

PW, $893,658.

Last (3rd) wk, $873,103.

CHICAGO

Saturday Night Fever (M) Oriental Theatre ($74.50; 2,243; $1,023,598) (3/12/01-3/25/01)

PW, $649,181.

Last (3rd) wk, $774,975.

CINCINNATI

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas (M) Aronoff Center Procter & Gamble Hall ($71; 2,655; $993,580)( 3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $601,497 in Indianpolis.

Last wk, $648,460.

CLEVELAND

Fiddler on the Roof (M-B&T-R) Palace ($48.50; 2,666; $855,100)(3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $618,681 in Dallas.

Last wk, $691,730.

DETROIT

Dame Edna (P) Music Hall ($45; 1,706; $459,050)(3/20/01-3/25/01).

PW, $467,241 in Boston.

Last wk, $237,950.

EVANSVILLE, IND.

Les Miserables (M-B&T-3rd Co.) The Centre Auditorium ($59; 2,511; $790,954)( 3/20/01-3/25/01).

PW, $438,292 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

Last (1st) wk, $311,117.

LOS ANGELES

The Lion King (M) Pantages ($125 VIP package; 2,703; $1,441,739)(10/1/00-OE).

PW, $1,330,053.

Last (26th) wk, $1,290,027.

Mamma Mia! (M) Shubert ($70; 2,128; $1,062,100)(2/22/00/-5/12/01).

PW, $839,438.

Last wk, $855,408.

MIAMI

Swing (M) Jackie Gleason ($50; 2,593; $817,839) (3/20/01-3/25/01).

PW. $574,106 in Baltimore.

Last wk, $433,104.

PITTSBURGH

Gumboots (M) Hrinze Hall ($49; 2,689; $934,736)(3/20/01-3/25/01).

Last wk, $528,362.

PROVIDENCE, R.I.

The Scarlet Pimpernel (M) Providence PAC ($48; 3,090; $1,018,360)(3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW $438,094 in Raleigh, N.C.

Last (1st) wk, $478,482.

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH

Riverdance (M) Kings Berry Hall ($65; 1,927; $843,910)(3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $992,272 in Sacramento, Calif.

Last wk, $721,633.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

Fosse (M) Majestic Theater ($59; 2,425; $816,862)( 3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $542,378 in Nashville, Tenn.

Last (1st) wk, $719,895.

SAN FRANCISCO

The Vagina Monologues (P) Theatre on the Square ($50; 729; $218,415)(1/23/01-3/25/01).

PW, $137,708.

Last (7th) wk, $221,785.

TAMPA BAY, FLA.

Cabaret (M-R) Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center ($64.50; 2,528; $1,052,552)(3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $843,672 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Last wk, $968,614.

ST. LOUIS

The Civil War (M) The Fox Theatre ($58; 4,100; $1,473,056) (3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $422,065 in Minneapolis.

Last wk, $743,815.

ST. PAUL, MINN.

Rent (M-2nd Co.) Orway Theater ($65; 1,886; $789,980).

PW, $701,254.

Last (2nd) wk, $696,767.

TOLEDO, OHIO

Fame (M-R) Stranahan Theater ($35.50; 2,337; $368,974) (3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $376,442 in Detroit.

Last wk, $329,418.

TORONTO

A Flea in Her Ear (P) Elgin (C$65; 1,500; C$63,630/$41,417)(2/23/01-4/9/01).

PW, C$306,476/$196,144.

Last (4th) wk, C$303,996 ($194,557).

The Lion King (M) Princess of Wales (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,352,382/$895,142)(3/30/00-OE).

PW, C$1,342,531/$859,219.

Last (51st) wk, C$1,329,047 ($850,590).

Mamma Mia (M) Royal Alexandra (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$807,986/$534,806)(5/10/00- 2/25/01).

PW, C$813,693/$520,763.

Last (45th) wk, C$800,370 ($512,236).

WALLINGFORD, CONN.

Ragtime (M) Oakdale Theater ($68; 2,349; $967,986)(3/18/01-3/25/01).

PW, $755,366 in Buffalo, N.Y.

Last wk, $493,768.

WILMINGTON, DEL.

Leader of the Pack (M) Playhouse Theatre ($58; 1,250; $470,000) (3/12/01-3/25/01).

PW, $154,678.

Last (2nd) wk, $292,020.

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. (E) means figures were not available and were estimated based on performances in recent weeks. 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.

More Legit

  • The Jungle review

    Off Broadway Review: 'The Jungle'

    With the rumbling of semis careening by and the sound of Middle Eastern music in the distance, “The Jungle” aims to vividly immerse audiences into the world of the real-life migrant and refugee camp of the same name. By telling the story of the Jungle’s creation in Calais, France, in 2015, and its eventual destruction [...]

  • Hillary Clinton'Network' play opening night, New

    Hillary Clinton Attends Opening of Broadway's 'Network'

    A 1976 film might not be expected to translate seamlessly to Broadway in 2018, but for the cast and creative team behind “Network,” which premiered Thursday night with Hillary Clinton in the audience, the story still feels uncomfortably close to home. “It was a satire then, and now it’s documentary realism,” said Lee Hall, who [...]

  • 'Network' Review: Bryan Cranston Stars on

    Broadway Review: 'Network' With Bryan Cranston

    The 1976 film “Network” won four Academy Awards, including best original screenplay for writer Paddy Chayefsky, for its blistering portrayal of an American society fueled by greed and bloated on corruption. A haggard Peter Finch took the best actor trophy for his harrowing performance as Howard Beale, a TV newsman who is so disgusted by [...]

  • Faye DunawayVanity Fair Oscar Party, Arrivals,

    Faye Dunaway to Play Katharine Hepburn on Broadway

    Faye Dunaway will return to Broadway to play another acting diva. The Oscar-winner is set to portray Katharine Hepburn in “Tea at Five,” a one-woman play that charts the movie legend’s career over the course of a winding monologue. Dunaway last appeared on Broadway in 1982’s “The Curse of the Aching Heart.” In the 1990s, [...]

  • Philip Bosco'The Savages' film after party,

    Tony Award Winner Philip Bosco Dies at 88

    Veteran character actor Philip Bosco, who won a Tony Award in 1989 for “Lend Me a Tenor” as an opera impresario and was nominated five other times, died Monday, according to his grandson, Luke Bosco. He was 88. Bosco received his first Tony nomination for “Rape of the Belt” in 1960. His other nominations were [...]

  • Hugh Jackman

    Hugh Jackman Says 'Greatest Showman' Success Made Him Revive Stage Show

    Hugh Jackman could have spent his hiatus between movies soaking up rays in Saint-Tropez. Instead of lounging poolside, the movie star will return to the stage for a grueling series of arena performances that will take him across Europe, Australia, and the U.S. The upcoming musical extravaganza, “The Man. The Music. The Show.,” kicks off [...]

  • Bob Mackie, Costume Designer and Cher'The

    Watch Cher's Surprise Performance at the Opening of Broadway's 'Cher' Musical

    Kanye West may have caused some unwanted drama at the opening of Broadway’s “The Cher Show” on Monday in New York, but thankfully his alleged bad behavior didn’t come close to spoiling the evening. Cher herself caused fantastic frenzy as she glided down the aisle of the jam-packed Neil Simon Theatre toward her seat. All [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content