B.O. declines; ’42nd’ 973g

Road grosses

NEW YORK — The road grosses dipped during Week 49 (April 28-May 4), dropping by 6.9% to $11,769,201.

“Riverdance” did $672,898 in its first visit to Atlantic City, N.J. Show set a record for advance sales at the Tropicana.

“The Full Monty” had a bum week in Birmingham, Ala., grossing just $396,215. But “42nd Street” wowed Tampa, Fla., with $973,057.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 49 (APRIL 28-MAY 4, 2003)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Riverdance
(M) Tropicana Hotel ($65; 1,733; $837,750) (4/28/03-5/4/03).
PW, $617,686 in Elmira, N.Y.
Last (1st) wk, $672,898.

BIRMINGHAM, ALA.
The Full Monty
(M) Birmingham Jefferson Convention Center ($55; 23,456; $1,013,768) (4/28/02-5/4/03).
PW, $730,167 in St. Louis.
Last (1st) wk, $396,215.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.
Jesus Christ Superstar
(M) Ovens Auditorium ($58; 2,457; $853,748) (4/21/03-4/27/03).
PW, $669,769.
Last (2nd) wk, $490,912.

CHICAGO
The Lion King
(M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace ($125; 2,311; $888,762) (3/24/03-1/18/04).
PW, $865,802.
Last (7th) wk, $1,181,244.

CINCINNATI
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Civic Center ($58; 4,453; $1,235,835) (3/24/03-5/17/03).
PW, $1,198,515.
Last (6th) wk, $1,182,551.

COLUMBUS, OHIO
Aida
(M) Ohio ($55; 2,791; $1,092,985) (4/21/03-4/27/03).
PW, $645,789.
Last (2nd) wk, $425,853.

DETROIT
Beauty and the Beast
(M) Fisher Theater ($60; 2,089; $884,576) (4/28/03-5/4/03).
PW, $588,657 in Louisville, Ky.
Last (1st) wk, $350,985.

PHILADELPHIA
Mamma Mia!
(M) Forrest ($78; 1,790; $705,745) (4/27/03-7/20/03).
PW, $923,024 in Boston.
Last (15th) wk, $577,672.

PITTSBURGH
Tick … Tick … Boom! (M) Byham ($52; 1,275; $497,202) (4/28/03-5/4/03).
Last (1st) wk, $202,479.

RALEIGH, N.C.
The Phantom of the Opera
(M-3rd Co.) Shea’s PAC ($72; 2,280; $981,641) (4/21/03-4/27/03).
PW, $826,515.
Last (5th) wk, $733,552.

SACRAMENTO, CALIF.
Les Miserables
(M) Sacramento PAC ($65; 2,380; $950,779) (4/21/03-4/27/03).
PW, $845,240.
Last (2nd) wk, $881,937.

LOS ANGELES
The Producers
(M) Orpheum ($78; 2,203; $1,186,619) (3/3/03-4/27/03).
PW, $1,165,526 in San Francisco.
Last (9th) wk, $1,125,425.

SEATTLE
Some Like It Hot
(M) Paramount ($55; 2,807; $1,130,000) (4/29/03-5/4/03).
Last (1st) wk, $616,219.

TAMPA, FLA.
42nd Street
(M) Tampa Bay PAC ($67; 2,466; $1,098,866) (4/28/03-5/4/03).
PW, $574,288 in Nashville.
Last (1st) wk, $973,057.

TORONTO
The Lion King
(M) Princess of Wales (C$115/$76; 1,986; C$1,194,465/$810,759) (3/30/00-OE).
PW, C$788,887 ($547,247).
Last (149th) wk, $890,174 ($636,429).
Mamma Mia! (M) Royal Alexandra (C$93/$62; 1,446; C$812,648/$551,595) (5/10/00-OE).
PW, $690,750 ($479,170).
Last (139th) wk, $694,543 ($496,563).

TUCSON, ARIZ.
Mamma Mia!
(M-2nd Co.) Centennial Hall ($72; 2,456; $1,110,341) (4/28/03-5/4/03).
PW, $1,067,285 in Houston.
Last (1st) wk, $805,210.

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