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Road grosses

Four of the 10 shows on the road pulled in more than $1 million in Week 47 (April 16-22). Total box office increased slightly better than 13%, buoyed by “Million Dollar Quartet” rejoining the frame. During its second week in Denver, “Wicked” held onto the top spot, growing to $1.71 million in sales. Total gross for the week was $9,293,610.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Alberta Bair Theater ($64.50; 1,325; $165,085) (4/17-4/18/12).
PW, $623,839 in Modesto, Calif. and El Paso, Texas.

LW (1st), $160,585.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Brick Breeden Fieldhouse ($52; 2,956; $138,447) (4/21/12).
PW, $623,839 in Modesto, Calif. and El Paso, Texas.
LW (1st), $96,149.

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Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Casper Events Center ($57; 2,510; $135,605) (4/22/12).
PW, $623,839 in Modesto, Calif. and El Paso, Texas.
LW (1st), $99,113.

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Bank of America Theater ($172; 1,927; $1,018,640) (4/3-6/3/12).
PW, $651,756.
LW (3rd), $702,232.

West Side Story (M-1st Co.) Ohio Theater ($78; 2,747; $1,274,040) (4/17-4/22/12).
PW, $948,022 in Milwaukee.
LW (1st), $1,029,640.

Wicked (M-1st Co.) Buell ($88; 2,789; $1,664,048) (4/11-5/20/12).
PW, $1,634,287.
LW (2nd), $1,711,883.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Great Falls Civic Center ($59; 1,776; $201,068) (4/19-4/20/12).
PW, $623,839 in Modesto, Calif. and El Paso, Texas.
LW (1st), $141,327.

Les Miserables (M-1st Co.) Peace Center ($81.50; 2,051; $1,122,692) (4/16-4/22/12).
PW, $880,217 (7 perfs) in Indianapolis.
LW (1st), $1,109,526.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) North Charleston PAC ($94; 2,128; $1,344,800) (4/18-4/29/12).
PW, $1,019,337 in Ft. Myers, Fla.
LW (1st), $1,156,925.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) The Bob Carr PAC ($87.50; 2,156; $1,247,380) (4/17/-5/13/12).
PW, $1,385,610 in New Orleans.
LW (1st), $989,432.

Jersey Boys (M-2nd Co.) Auditorium Theater ($125; 2474; $1,313,948) (4/3-4/29/12).
PW, $648,372.
LW (3rd), $626,344.

Million Dollar Quartet (M-1st Co.) Community Center Theater ($68; 2,422; $1,016,365) (4/17-4/22/12).
LW (1st), $859,197.

Memphis (M-1st Co.) Proctors Theater

($70; 2,646; $1,231,520) (4/17-4/22/12).
PW, $427,933 in Hershey, Penn.
LW (1st), $611,257.

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