‘Wicked,’ ‘Jersey Boys’ break records

Road Grosses

NEW YORK– The road grosses dipped 4.5% in Week 49 bringing the total gross for the 14-show slate to $ $12,477,964.

Productions of “Wicked” broke house records in two venues: Jacksonville, Fla.’s, Moran Theater and Salt Lake City’s Capitol Theater.

Once again, the Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., prod of “Jersey Boys” was the week’s biggest earner with $1,568,290, where it broke the house record, as well.



CHICAGO
A Chorus Line
(M-3rd Co.) Oriental Theater ($83; 2,242; $950,572) (4/13/09-4/19/09). 
PW, $682,070.
Last (2nd) wk, $631,644.

Jersey Boys (M-3rd Co.) Bank of America Theater ($110; 1,848; $1,144,310) (10/06/07-OE). 
PW, $463,575.
Last (83rd) wk, $474,385.

Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Cadillac Palace Theater ($87.50; 2,354; $1,330,052) (3/15/09-7/12/09). 
PW, $1,006,671.
Last (8th) wk, $929,510.

CINCINNATI
Avenue Q (M-1st Co.) Aronoff Center for the Arts ($59.25; 2,620, $1,063,565) (4/13/09-4/19/09).
PW, $479,727.
Last (2nd) wk, $489,092.

EUGENE, ORE.
Spamalot (M-1st Co.) Hult Center ($60; 2,421, $1,033,420) (4/28/09-5/3/09).
PW, $418,100 in Anchorage.
Last (1st) wk, $480,175.

FT. LAUDERDALE, FLA.
Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Broward Center for the Arts ($150; 2,663; $1,343,484) (4/07/09-4/12/09). 
PW, $1,447,967.
Last (4th) wk, $1,568,290.

HARTFORD, CONN.
Phantom of the Opera
(M-1st Co.) Bushnell Center ($79; 2,679, $985,452) (4/22/09-5/10/09).
PW, $787,314.
Last (2nd) wk, $690,921.

HOUSTON
Rent
(M-1st Co.) Sarofim Hall ($60; 2,649; $898,656) (4/28/09-5/03/09). 
PW, $502,261 in Rochester, N.Y.
Last (1st) wk, $680,589.

JACKSONVILLE, FLA.
Wicked
(M-2nd Co.) Moran Theater – Times Union Center ($72, 2,899, $1,437,608) (4/23-5/10/09).
PW, (6 perf) $1,028,425.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,352,325.

KANSAS CITY, MO
The Color Purple (M-1st Co.) Music Hall ($70; 2,371; $1,192,420) (4/28/08 – 5/03/08). 
PW, $807,714 in Dayton, Ohio.
Last (1st) wk, $772,825.

OKLAHOMA CITY
The Lion King (M-1st Co.) Civic Center Music Hall ($76; 2,431; $1,211,277) (4/20/08 – 4/26/08). 
PW, $1,104,477.
Last (2nd) wk, $1,110,649.

ST. PAUL, MINN.
Legally Blonde (M-1st Co.) Ordway Center ($75; 1,890, $1,003,790) (4/28/09-5/03/09).
PW, $1,089,934 in Charlotte, N.C.
Last (1st) wk, $688,238.

SALT LAKE CITY
Wicked (M-1st Co.) Capitol Theater ($88.50, 1,855, $1,184,500) (4/8-5/3/09).
PW, $1,354,296.
Last (4th) wk, $1,359,609.

SAN FRANCISCO
Wicked (M-3rd Co.) Orpheum Theater ($96; 2,163, $1,338,456) (1/27/09-OE).
PW, $1,257,738.
Last (14th) wk, $1,249,711.

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