B.O. rises; ‘Wicked’ $1.1 mil

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses rose 10.27% to $12,399,440 during Week 41 (March 7-13).

“Wicked” opened in Toronto with C$1,373,436 ($1,137,754) and “The Graduate” returned to the road with $517,256 in New Orleans.

“Riverdance” did not report grosses for its stint at Radio City Music Hall in Gotham. “Sweet Charity” also did not report for its third and final week in Chicago before heading to Boston for the last of its pre-Broadway tryouts.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 41: MARCH 7-13, 2005

BLOOMINGTON, IND.
Les Miserables
(M) Indiana U. Auditorium ($55; 3,132; $849,370) (3/9/05-3/13/05).
PW, $873,904 in Houston.
Last (1st) wk, $338,504.

BUFFALO, N.Y.
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Shea’s PAC ($65; 2,958; $1,236,015) (2/24/04-4/3/05).
PW, $1,134,499.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,184,061.

CLEVELAND
Peter Pan
(M) Palace ($52; 2,716; $913,896) (3/8/05-3/20/05).
PW, $295,472 (6perf) in Stamford, Conn.
Last (1st) wk, $609,200.

COSTA MESA, CALIF.
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) OCPAC ($125; 2,827; $991,527) (3/10/05-4/24/05).
PW, $1,127,426 in Tempe, Ariz.
Last (1st) wk, $925,434.

DES MOINES, IOWA
Movin’ Out
(M) Civic Center ($65; 2,647; $1,096,872) (3/8/05-3/13/05).
PW, $1,062,185 in Cincinnati.
Last (1st) wk, $960,071.

DETROIT
The Phantom of the Opera
(M) Masonic Temple Hall ($70; 3,148; $1,016,178) (3/1/05-3/27/05).
PW, $866,431.
Last (2nd) wk, $955,884.

GREENVILLE, S.C.
The Producers
(M-2nd Co.) Peace PAC ($70; 2,111; $1,095,376) (3/8/05-3/13/05).
PW, $887,322 in Boston.
Last (1st) wk, $872,134.

HARTFORD, CONN.
Little Shop of Horrors
(M) Bushnell ($ 62; 2,704; $1,045,632) (3/8/05-3/20/05).
PW, $471,532 in Raleigh, N.C.
Last (1st) wk, $633,419.

INDIANAPOLIS
Hairspray
(M) Murat ($62; 2,621; $1,052,958) (3/1/05-3/13/05).
PW, $567,148.
Last (2nd) wk, $453,829 (7perf).

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.
Chicago
(M) Palace ($65; 2,638; $1,054,790) (3/8/05-3/13/05).
PW, $718,448 in Clearwater, Fla. (3perf), and Akron, Ohio (5perf
Last (1st) wk, $662,351.

NEW ORLEANS
The Graduate
(P) Saenger ($54; 2,702; $946,736) (3/8/05-3/13/05).
Last (1st) wk, $517,256.

OKLAHOMA CITY
Mamma Mia!
(M-2nd Co.) Civic Center ($65; 2,453; $910,835) (3/7/05-3/13/05).
PW, $613,224 in Little Rock, Ark.
Last (1st) wk, $886,974.

PITTSBURGH
Big River
(M) Heinz Hall ($60; 2,661; $1,178,196) (3/8/05-3/13/05).
PW, $267,133 in New Haven, Conn.
Last (1st) wk, $531,837.

ROCHESTER, N.Y.
Thoroughly Modern Millie
(M) Auditorium Center ($58; 2,462; $963,888) (3/7/05-3/13/05).
PW, $649,923 in Providence, R.I.
Last (1st) wk, $536,346.

ST. LOUIS
On the Record
(M) Fox ($58; 4,001; $1,219,173) (3/8/05-3/20/05).
PW, $360,163 in East Lansing, Mich.
Last (1st) wk, $406,577.

TORONTO
Mamma Mia!
(M) Royal Alexandra (C$94/$78; 1,446; C$650,000/$539,890) (5/10/00-OE).
PW, C$500,000/$411,200.
Last (216th) wk, C$520,000/$431,912.
Wicked (M) Canon (C$108/$89; 2,276; C$1,462,555/$1,211,580) (3/8/05-4/24/05).
Last (1st) wk, C$1,373,436/$1,137,754.

WILMINGTON, DEL.
The King and I
(M) DuPont ($67; 1,211; $552,380) (3/4/05-3/13/05).
PW, $266,234 in Flint, Mich. (2perf), and Wilmington, Del. (4perf).
Last (2nd) wk, $355,897.

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