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B.O. off; ‘Wicked’ record

Road grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses dropped in Week 47 (April 17 – 23), as the 11-show slate fell 10.32% to total $9,736,621.

The Boston run of “Wicked” continued a flying start, beating its own house record set last week with $1,548,914. The Chicago tour customarily broke the million mark, reaching $1,181,270.

It was a quieter week elsewhere, with only “Mamma Mia!” ($1,034,425) and “The Lion King” in San Antonio joining the “Wicked” club ($1,060,195).

Estimates for last week:

ROAD GROSSES, WEEK 46: APRIL 10 – 16

BOSTON
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Opera House ($87; 2,596; $1,568,928) (4/12/06-5/14/06).
PW, $1,540,496.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,548,914.

BUFFALO, N.Y.
Movin’ Out (M) Chase PAC ($57; 3,019; $1,167,604) (4/18/06-4/23/06).
PW, $602,611 in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Last (1st) wk, $464,501.

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,190,876
Last (44th) wk, $1,181,270.
Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Cadillac Palace ($82; 2,344; $1,238,384) (4/18/06-4/23/06).
PW, $1,023,365 in Boston
Last (1st) wk, $980,955.

CLEVELAND, OH.
Les Miserables (M-1st Co.) Allen Theatre ($60; 2,452; $758,061) (4/18/06-4/23/06).
PW, $582,496 in Detroit.
Last (1st) wk, $590,380

FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA.
Chicago (M) Broward PAC ($64; 2,656; $715,469) (4/18/06-4/23/06).
PW, $646,509 in Naples, Fla.
Last (1st) wk. $715,469.

FORT WORTH, TX.
Hairspray (M) Bass Hall ($82; 1,960; $961,680) (4/18/06-4/23/06).
PW, $336,784 (7perf) in Peoria, Ill.
Last (1st) wk, $603,440

HARTFORD, CT.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Bushnell Memorial Hall ($80; 2,658; $969,905) (4/20/06-6/4/06).
PW, $1,130,546 in Rochester, N.Y.
Last (1st) wk, $952,255 (6 perf).

KALAMAZOO, MI.
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Miller Aud. ($59; 3,433; $929,523) (4/19/06-5/14/06).
PW, $1,179,077 in Dallas.
Last (1st) wk, $604,817.

RALEIGH, NC.
Mamma Mia! (M) BTI Cultural Center ($74; 2,251; $1,178,636) (4/18/06-4/23/06).
PW, $462,509 in Bloomington, Ind.
Last (1st) wk, $1,034,425.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Majestic ($74; 2,402; $1,095,650) (4/13/06-5/21/06).
PW, $812,962
Last (2nd) wk, $1,060,195.

BOSTON

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Opera House ($87; 2,596; $1,568,928) (4/12/06-5/14/06).

PW, $1,540,496.

Last (2nd) wk, $1,548,914.

BUFFALO, N.Y.

Movin’ Out (M) Chase PAC ($57; 3,019; $1,167,604) (4/18/06-4/23/06).

PW, $602,611 in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Last (1st) wk, $464,501.

CHICAGO

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).

PW, $1,190,876

Last (44th) wk, $1,181,270.


Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Cadillac Palace ($82; 2,344; $1,238,384) (4/18/06-4/23/06).

PW, $1,023,365 in Boston

Last (1st) wk, $980,955.

CLEVELAND, OH.

Les Miserables (M-1st Co.) Allen Theatre ($60; 2,452; $758,061) (4/18/06-4/23/06).

PW, $582,496 in Detroit.

Last (1st) wk, $590,380

FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA.

Chicago (M) Broward PAC ($64; 2,656; $715,469) (4/18/06-4/23/06).

PW, $646,509 in Naples, Fla.

Last (1st) wk. $715,469.

FORT WORTH, TX.

Hairspray (M) Bass Hall ($82; 1,960; $961,680) (4/18/06-4/23/06).

PW, $336,784 (7perf) in Peoria, Ill.

Last (1st) wk, $603,440

HARTFORD, CT.

The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Bushnell Memorial Hall ($80; 2,658; $969,905) (4/20/06-6/4/06).

PW, $1,130,546 in Rochester, N.Y.

Last (1st) wk, $952,255 (6 perf).

KALAMAZOO, MI.

The Phantom of the Opera (M) Miller Aud. ($59; 3,433; $929,523) (4/19/06-5/14/06).

PW, $1,179,077 in Dallas.

Last (1st) wk, $604,817.

RALEIGH, NC.

Mamma Mia! (M) BTI Cultural Center ($74; 2,251; $1,178,636) (4/18/06-4/23/06).

PW, $462,509 in Bloomington, Ind.

Last (1st) wk, $1,034,425.

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Majestic ($74; 2,402; $1,095,650) (4/13/06-5/21/06).

PW, $812,962

Last (2nd) wk, $1,060,195.

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