Biz falls; ‘Mambo’ 530g

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses dropped 22.70% to $7,788,383 during Week 1 (May 30-June 5) mainly because the total number of shows fell. “The Producers,” “Chicago” and “Movin’ Out” went on layoff and “Big River” did not report its grosses.

“Little Shop of Horrors” returned to the boards, earning $371,210 in Detroit. “The Mambo Kings” took in $529,713 in the second week of its San Francisco pre-Broadway tryout, up from $476,351 during its first week.

Estimates for Week 1: May 30-June 5, 2005:

APPLETON, WIS.
Hairspray (M) Fox Cities PAC ($68; 1,998; $1,008,848) (5/31/05-6/12/05).
PW, $403,363 in Milwaukee.
Last (1st) wk, $491,501.

BALTIMORE
The Lion King (M-2d Co.) Hippodrome ($76; 2,152; $821,798) (6/2/04-9/4/05).
PW, $1,372,400 in Minneapolis.
Last (1st) wk, $776,721 (6perf).

CHICAGO
Wicked (M) Oriental ($82; 2,243; $1,194,672) (4/29/05-6/12/05).
PW, $1,167,056.
Last (6th) wk, $1,170,282.

DALLAS
Peter Pan (M) Music Hall ($65; 3,420; $1,030,256) (5/24/05-6/5/05).
PW, $594,412.
Last (2d) wk, $664,760.

DETROIT
Little Shop of Horrors (M) Fisher ($69; 2,089; $949,304) (5/30/05-6/5/05).
Last (1st) wk, $371,210.

HOUSTON
On the Record (M) Hobby Center ($66; 2,637; $866,474) (5/29/05-6/12/05).
PW, $432,416 in San Antonio.
Last (1st) wk, $305,344.

LOUISVILLE, KY.

Les Miserables (M) Kentucky Center ($71; 2,479; $833,347) (6/1/05-6/5/05).
PW, $758,374 in Grad Rapids, Mich.
Last (1st) wk, $444,625.

SACRAMENTO
The Lion King (M-2d Co.) Sacramento Community Center ($125; 2,218; $1,188,013) (4/28/05-6/5/05).
PW, $1,088,667.
Last (6th) wk, $1,110,512.

SAN FRANCISCO
Mambo Kings (M) Golden Gate ($85; 2,297; $1,070,434) (5/22/05-6/19/05).
PW, $476,351.
Last (2d) wk, $529,713.

VIENNA, VA.
Riverdance (M) Wolf Trap Farm Park ($80; 6,383; $1,386,733) (6/2/05-6/5/05).
PW, $391,250 in South Bed, Id. (3perf), and Fort Waye, Id. (4perf).
Last (1st) wk, $1,414,986 in Williamsport, Pa. (3perf), and Vienna, Va. (6perf).

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Mamma Mia! (M-2d Co.) National ($85; 1,621; $958,121) (5/17/05-7/2/05).
PW, $520,004.
Last (3rd) wk, $508,729.

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