Eight boost road grosses

Road grosses

Eight of the 10 shows pulled in more than $1 million, with three topping $2 million in Week 31 (Dec. 26, 2011-Jan. 1, 2012). Total box office jumped 63.17% with some companies adding an extra perf between Christmas and New Year’s following a truncated schedule the previous week. “Memphis” moved to Pittsburgh from Toronto and began reporting grosses again. “Mamma Mia!” was off the touring sked. In its fourth week in Detroit, “Wicked” overtook its sister show in Los Angeles to recapture the top spot, with more than $2.2 million in sales. Total gross for the week was $16,065,995.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) The Hippodrome Theater ($85; 2,132; $1,574,415) (12/7/11-1/8/12).
PW, $956,326.
LW (4th), $1,531,590.

Les Miserables (M-1st Co.) AT&T PAC Winspear Opera ($147; 2,248; $1,564,787) (12/20/11-1/1/12).
PW, $1,282,139.
LW (2nd), $1,817,483.

West Side Story (M-1st Co.) Buell Theater ($115; 2,839; $1,469,040) (12/13/11-1/1/12).
PW, $1,206,851.
LW (3rd), $1,478,816.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Opera House ($95; 2,728; $1,995,660) (12/7/-12/31/11).
PW, $1,584,105.
LW (4th), $2,260,123.

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Pantages Theater ($97; 2,703; $1,814,106) (11/30/11-1/29/12).
PW, $1,720,953.
LW (5th), $2,175,277.

Million Dollar Quartet (M-1st Co.) Arsht Center ($78; 2372; $1,135,818) (12/27/11-01/01/12).
PW, $359,892 in Naples, Fla.
LW (1st) wk, $591,501.

Jersey Boys (M-2nd Co.) Forrest Theater ($250; 1,819; $2,157,840) (12/5/11-1/15/12).
PW, $800,007.
LW (4th), $1,825,285.

Memphis (M-1st Co.) Heinz Hall ($67.25; 2,652; $1,264,854) (12/27/11-1/1/12).
LW (1st), $828,394.

Mary Poppins (M-1st Co.) Princess of Wales Theater (C$130 ($127.41); 1,980; $2,170,960) (11/10/11-1/8/12).
PW, $1,214,540.
LW (8th), $2,047,240.

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Nat. Theater ($275; 1,650; $2,092,275) (11/10/11-1/7/12).
PW, $721,058.
Last (8th), $1,510,286.

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