B.O. slips; Chi ‘Aida’ 585g

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses also tumbled in Week 13 (Aug. 19-25) with 14 shows report-ing. Total take of $11,335,022 was a 5.2% drop from last week’s figures. “Movin’ Out” held steady with a $585,075 box office in Chicago. Run ends Sept. 1, when it shifts to Gotham.

“Aida,” which broke the $1million mark last week in D.C., only pulled in $585,075 in the Windy City.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 13 (AUGUST 19-25, 2002)

CHICAGO
Aida (M) Cadillac Palace ($70; 2,344; $1,100,252)(8/19/02-9/8/02).
PW in Washington D.C., $1,059,306.Last (1st) wk, $647,951.
Movin’Out (M) Shubert ($76; 1,934; $842,703)(6/25/02-9/1/02).
PW, $566,103.
Last (9th) wk, $585,075.

COSTA MESA, CALIF.
The Phantom of the Opera
(M-3rd Co.) Orange County PAC ($67; 2,911; $1,350,290) (7/31/02-8/25/02).
PW, $1,286,879.
Last (4th) wk, $1,174,979.

DALLAS
42nd Street
(M-R) Music Hall at Fair Park ($56; 3,420; $903,284)(8/19/02-9/1/02).
PW in Atlanta, $914,399.
Last (1st) wk, $903,284.

HOUSTON
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Jones Hall ($75; 2,735; $1,428,460)(7/5/02-8/25/02).
PW, $1,461,160.
Last (8th) wk, $1,424,422.

LOS ANGELES
The Lion King
(M) Pantages ($125VIP package; 2,261; $1,165,500)(10/19/00-OE).
PW, $1,165,500.
Last (100th) wk, $1,055,274.
Blast (M) Royce Hall ($65;1,708; $801,720)(8/19/02-8/25/02).
Last (1st) wk, $315,560.

ST. PAUL
Les Miserables
(M) Ordway ($65; 1,897; $747,731)(8/6/02-9/2/02).
PW, $630,841.
Last (3rd) wk, $610,636.

ST. LOUIS
Mamma Mia!
(M-2nd Co.) Fox ($67; 3,914; $1,348,307)(8/6/02-8/25/02).
PW, $1,105,687.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,225,802.

SAN DIEGO
Beauty and the Beast
(M) Civic ($68; 2,885; $1,121,890)(8/19/02-9/31/02).
PW in Salt Lake City, $605,646.
Last (1st) wk, $726,049.

SAN FRANCISCO
Mamma Mia
(M) Orpheum ($75; 2,192; $1,045,784)(6/18/02-9/15/02).
PW, $830,812.
Last (10th) wk, $845,536.
The Tale of the Allergist Wife (P) Curran ($65; 1,667; $660,368) (8/12/02-9/2/02).
PW, $324,857.
Last (2nd) wk, $407,069.

TORONTO
The Lion King
(M) Princess of Wales (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,352,382/$895,142)(3/30/00-OE).
PW, C$1,343,503 ($857,752).
Last (122nd) wk, C$1,343,982 ($865,153).
Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$807,986/$534,806)(5/10/00- OE).
PW, C$854,796 ($545,831).
Last (113th) wk, C$851,672 ($548,232).

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