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Week 31 lifted by ‘Wicked’

Road Grosses

NEW YORK — The road continued uphill in Week 31 (Dec. 22-28), bringing the total gross for the 14-show slate to $15,220,413.

The Los Angeles production of “Wicked” brought in the week’s highest individual gross with $1,895,211, while the show’s traveling production broke its own record at the Detroit Opera House with $1,810,749.

CHICAGO

Dirty Dancing (M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace Theater ($93; 2,312; $1,364,180) (9/28/08-10/05/08). 

PW, $504,308.

Last (14th) wk, $717,734.

Jersey Boys (M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($105; 1,848; $1,243,600) (10/06/07-OE). 

PW, $648,327.

Last (65th) wk, $1,061,917.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Ford Center ($102; 2,243, $1,317,897) (6/24/05-1/25/09).

PW, $1,030,597.

Last (184th) wk, 7 perf, $1,363,053

CLEARWATER, FLA.

Avenue Q (M) Ruth Eckerd Hall ($65; 2,118; $692,868) (12/26/08-12/28/08). 

PW, $270,564 in Birmingham, Ala.

Last (1st) wk, 6 perf, $218,534.

DENVER

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Buell Theater/ Denver Center ($110; 2,827; $1,674,720) (12/22/08-12/28/08). 

PW, $1,924,310.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,809,015.

DES MOINES, IOWA

Monty Python’s Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Civic Center ($110; 2,827; $1,674,720) (12/22/08-12/28/08). 

PW, $592,320 in Fayetteville, Ark.

Last (1st) wk, $405,519.

DETROIT

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Detroit Opera House ($90; 2,734, $1,645,260) (12/10-1/4/09).

PW, $1,684,168.

Last (3rd) wk, $1,810,749.

INDIANAPOLIS

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) The Murat Center ($77; 2,539; $1,432,440) (11/19/08 – 12/28/08). 

PW, $938,112.

Last (5th) wk, $1,220,323.

LOS ANGELES

Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Pantages Theater ($105; 2,703, $1,760,376) (2/10/07-1/11/09).

PW, $1,766,630.

Last (99th) wk, 7 perf, $1,895,211.

OTTAWA

Mamma Mia! (M-2nd Co.) National Arts Center ($91.50; 2,245; C$1,349,057/$1,106,600) (12/23/08 – 12/28/08). 

Last (1st) wk, C$1,140,089/$935,188.

PHILADELPHIA

A Chorus Line (M-3rd Co.) The Forrest Theater ($150; 1,839; $862,240) (12/16/08-1/4/08). 

PW, $729,997.

Last (2nd) wk, $615,870.

SAN FRANCISCO

The Phantom of the Opera (M) Orpheum ($68; 2,129; $951,863) (11/24/08-1/4/08). 

PW, $1,165,739.

Last (4th) wk, $1,364,047.

SEATTLE

The Color Purple (M) Paramount Theater ($150; 2,954; $1,365,794) (12/23/08-12/28/08). 

PW $590,545.

Last (2nd) wk, $619,655.

WASHINGTON

Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) The Kennedy Center ($95; 2,191, $1,285,736) (12/23/08-12/28/08).

PW, $810,115.

Last (2nd) wk, $978,699.

— Sam Thielman

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