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Road Grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses climbed during Week 51 (May 14-20), with the 24 shows reporting reaching $14,444,196. Total repped an increase of 4.3% from the prior frame.

The dance tuner “Contact” joined the road roster, notching $400,815 for its first seven previews at San Francisco’s Curran Theater.

The Barry Manilow show “Copacabana” ended its tour in Hartford, Conn., with a healthy take of $575,162 at the Bushnell.

ESTIMATES FOR LAST WEEK:

BOSTON
LES MISERABLES
(M-B&T-3RD CO.) COLONIAL ($74; 1,612; $790,039)(4/10/01-6/3/01).
PW, $710,691. LAST (4TH) WK, $722,569.

CHICAGO
MAMMA MIA!
(M) CADILLAC PALACE ($75.50; 2,344; $690,161)(4PR, 1PERF)(5/13/01/-8/12/01).
PW, $1,088,902.
LAST (1ST) WK, $556,175 (4PR,1PERF).

CLEVELAND
RENT
(M-2ND CO.) PALACE ($47.50; 2,612; $777,748) (5/14/01-5/20/01)
PW, $661,968 IN CHICAGO.
LAST WK, $685,091

DETROIT
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
(M-3RD CO.) MASONIC TEMPLE ($67; 3,188; $1,111,731)(4/24/01-5/27/01).
PW, $859,967.
LAST (4TH) WK, $959,166

HARTFORD, CONN.
COPACABANA
(M) BUSHNELL MEMORIAL ($60; 2,748; $1,053,550) (5/14/01-5/20/01)
PW, $562,255 IN GREEN BAY, WIS.
LAST WK, $575,162.

LOS ANGELES
DAME EDNA
(SP) SHUBERT ($60; 2,135; $899,294)(5/14/01-5/27/01)
PW, $252,431 IN SEATTLE.
LAST (1ST) WK,$536,111.
THE LION KING (M) PANTAGES ($125 VIP PACKAGE; 2,703; $1,441,739)(10/1/00-OE).
PW, $1,311,761.
LAST (34TH) WK, $1,410,050.

NEW HAVEN, CONN.
SWING
(M) SHUBERT ($65; 1,649; $686,493)(5/7/01-5/20/01).
PW, $469,302.
LAST (2ND) WK, $536,665.

NEW ORLEANS
THE CIVIL WAR
(M) SAENGER ($47.50; 2,702; $864,212) (5/14/01-5/20/01).
PW, $701,195 IN TAMPA BAY.
LAST WK, $425,279.

PHILADELPHIA
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
(M-R) MANN CENTER ($62.50; 4,339; $1,843,148) (5/14-5/20/01)
PW, 561,388 IN NASHVILLE.
LAST WK, $397,095.

PITTSBURGH
CINDERELLA
(M) HEINZ HALL ($58; 2,689; $1,070,458) (5/15/01-5/20/01)
LAST WK, $796,549.

RALEIGH, NC.
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
(M-R) MEMORIAL ($65;2,334;$822,080) (5/14/01-5/20/01)
PW, $562,715 IN HERSHEY, PA.
LAST WK, $527,989.

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.
FOSSE
(M) COMMUNITY CENTER ($65; 2,380; $800,656)(5/9/01-5/20/01).
PW, $708,630
LAST (2ND) WK, $688,962.

SAN ANTONIO
RIVERDANCE
(M) MAJESTIC ($65; 2,273; $941,296)(5/14/01-5/20/01).
PW, $997,854 IN ROCKFORD, IL.
LAST WK, $1,025,546.

SAN FRANCISCO
CABARET
(M-R) ORPHEUM ($74; 2,203; $1,101,000) (5/7/01-5/20/01).
PW, $404,971 IN RENO, NEV.
LAST WK, $464,852.
CONTACT (M) CURRAN ($80; 1,657; $782,847)(7PERF)(5/14/01-6/24/01)
LAST (1ST) WK, $400,815 (7PR).
DIRTY BLONDE (P) THEATER ON THE SQUARE ($50; 729; $210,000) (5/1/01-5/20/01)
PW $114,588
LAST (3RD) WEEK, $105,808.

SEATTLE
AIDA
(M) PARAMOUNT ($60; 2,950; $1,166,822)(5/8/01-5/27/01).
PW, $229,081 (4 PERF).
LAST (2ND) WK, $622,446.

SOUTH BEND, IND.
RAGTIME
(M) (7PERF)
LAST WK, $561,422 AT THE MORRIS CIVIC AUDITORIUM IN SOUTH BEND (4PERF) AND THE E.J. THOMAS PERF ARTS HALL IN AKRON, OHIO (3 PERF).

TORONTO
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
(M-3RD CO.) HUMMINGBIRD PAC ($77/$49; 3,167; $1,776,486/$1,161,102) (5/14/01-6/10/01).
PW, $1,021,953 IN WASHINGTON D.C.
LAST WK, $676,657 ($442,259).
THE DRAWER BOY (P) WINTER GARDEN (C$60/$38; C$260,000/$166,400)(4/8/01-OE).
PW, C$230,416($147,466).
LAST WK, C$218,143 ($139,612).
THE LION KING (M) PRINCESS OF WALES (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,352,382/$895,142)(3/30/00-OE).
PW, C$1,334,599($850,213).
LAST (58TH) WK, C$1,334,550 ($853,792).
MAMMA MIA! (M) ROYAL ALEXANDRA (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$807,986/$534,806)(5/10/00- OE).
PW, C$809,891($518,330).
LAST (52ND) WK, C$819,499 ($524,479).

WASHINGTON, D.C.
THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
(M-R) National ($75; 1,720; $868,604) (5/7/01-5/20/01)
PW, $458,461
Last (2nd) wk, $486,302.

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