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NEW YORK — Road grosses fell again in Week 40 (Feb. 27-March 5), as the 12-show slate dipped 4.95% to $10,297,693.

There was a strong showing for “The Lion King’s” second tour in East Lansing, Mich., as the Wharton Center’s standing room allowed the show to exceed its gross potential with $1,170,011. “King’s” first tour moved to Des Moines for a strong first week, with $621,001.

“Mamma Mia!” tour also had a strong first week, as the show moved from San Bernardino, Calif., to Tempe, Ariz., and grossed $1,151,008.

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 40: FEB. 27 – MAR. 5

BUFFALO, N.Y.
Peter Pan
(M) Shea’s Auditorium ($52; 3,019; $1,092,518) (2/28/06-3/5/06).
PW, $519,778 (7perf) in Knoxville, Tenn., and Charleston, S.C.
Last (1st) wk, $879,478.

CHICAGO
Wicked
(M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,181,425.
Last (37th) wk, $1,175,900.

DES MOINES, IOWA
The Lion King
(M-1st Co.) Civic Center of Greater Des Moines ($67; 2,517; $722,134) (3/3/05-4/9/06).
PW, $1,127,633 in San Jose, Calif.
Last (1st) wk, $621,001.

DETROIT
Chicago
(M) Fisher ($69; 2,089; $955,720) (2/14/06-3/5/06).
PW, $650,681.
Last (3rd) wk, $678,224.

EAST LANSING, MICH.
The Lion King
(M-2nd Co.) Wharton Center ($72; 2,280; $1,169,788) (1/19/06-3/5/06).
PW, $1,169,992.
Last (7th) wk, $1,170,011.

GREENVILLE, S.C.
Movin’ Out
(M) Peace PAC ($72; 2,111; $1,081,056) (2/28/06-3/5/06).
PW, $1,054,204 in Orlando, Fla.
Last (1st) wk, $641,865.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Hairspray
(M) Times Union PAC ($66; 2,856; $1,247,698) (2/28/06-3/5/06).
PW, $523,379 in Miami Beach.
Last (1st) wk, $609,840.

PHILADELPHIA
Les Miserables
(M-1st Co.) Forrest ($75; 1,811; $984,715) (2/15/06-2/26/06).
PW, $1,291,628 (9perf) in Boston.
Last (1st) wk, $749,595.

PITTSBURGH
Wicked
(M-1st Co.) Benedum ($70; 2,820; $1,445,928) (2/22/06-3/5/06).
PW, $1,431,705.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,422,086.

PROVIDENCE, R.I.
The Phantom of the Opera
(M) Providence PAC ($66; 3,046; $1,144,570) (3/1/06-3/19/06).
PW, $928,707 in Schenectady, N.Y.
Last (1st) wk, $744,054.

TEMPE, ARIZ.
Mamma Mia!
(M) Gammage Auditorium ($77; 2,797; $1,228,706) (2/28/06-3/5/06).
PW, $528,055 in San Bernardino, Calif.
Last (1st) wk, $1,151,008.

WASHINGTON, D.C.
Dame Edna: Back With a Vengeance
(P) National ($70; 1,706; $750,610) (2/20/06-3/5/06).
PW, $426,241.
Last (1st) wk, $454,631.