Road B.O. dips for 11-show slate

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — Road grosses slid during Week 18 (Sept. 25-Oct. 1) as the nine-show slate dipped 7.37% to $8,602,597.

Seattle’s “Wicked” continued its dominance, leading the pack for a second consecutive week with $1,567,409.

“The Lion King” had an impressive opening week in Denver with $1,078,585.

The “Chicago” tour did a split week in Eugene, Ore., and Boise, Idaho.

Estimates for last week:

BOISE
Chicago (M) Morrison Center ($55; 2,003; $303,405) (9/26/06-9/28/06).
PW, $771,679 in Spokane, Wash.
Last (1st) wk, $274,436 (3 perfs).

CHICAGO
Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($82; 2,243; $1,224,272) (6/20/05-OE).
PW, $1,026,756.
Last (66th) wk, $1,003,161.

COLUMBUS, OHIO
Mamma Mia! (M) Ohio ($70; 2,747; $1,297,380) (9/26/06-10/1/06).
PW, $847,145 in Providence, R.I.
Last (1st) wk, $800,698.

DENVER
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Buell Center ($75; 2,772; $1,031,988) (9/28/06-11/12/06).
PW, $1,146,020 in Tucson, Ariz.
Last (1st) wk, $1,078,585.

EUGENE, ORE.
Chicago (M) Hult Center ($52; 2,487; $469,715) (9/30/06-10/1/06).
PW, $771,679 in Spokane, Wash.
Last (1st) wk, $312,477 (4 perfs).

HOUSTON
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (M) Hobby Center ($72; 9,868; $1,123,181) (8/29/06-10/1/06).
PW, $472,444.
Last (2nd) wk, $481,147.

PITTSBURGH
Monty Python’s Spamalot (M) Benedum Center (2,785; $70; $1,433,944) (6/6/06-10/1/06).
PW, $1,200,239.
Last (3rd) wk, $1,282,477.

RALEIGH, N.C.
The Lion King (M-2nd Co.) Progress Energy Center ($75; 2,586; $1,249,220) (9/15/06-10/22/06).
PW, $1,114,070.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,197,240.

SEATTLE
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Paramount ($75; 2,811; $1,581,708) (9/20/06-10/1/06).
PW, $1,461,608.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,567,409.

WINNIPEG
The Phantom of the Opera (M) Centennial Concert Hall (C$94/$85; 2,242; C$1,267,851/$1,131,000) (9/26/06-10/22/06).
PW, C$1,391,811/$1,247,254 in Edmonton, Alberta.
Last (1st) wk, C$678,169/$604,967.

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