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Road grosses

Four of the nine shows pulled in more than $1 million in Week 3 (June 11-17). Total box office increased 3.94% over the frame. During its first week in Costa Mesa, Calif., “Les Miserables” took the top spot, with $1,486,415. “Wicked” set a house record in Sacramento, Calif., for the fourth week in a row, with $1,445,644. Total gross for the week was $9,392,826.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Hippodrome Theater ($65; 1,960; $697,675) (6/15-5/17/12).
PW, $670,277 in Memphis, Tenn.
LW (1st) $369,061.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center ($65; 1,688; $100,875) (6/12/12).
PW, $670,277 in Memphis, Tenn.
LW (1st) $89,933.

Les Miserables (M-1st Co.) Segerstrom Center for the Arts ($80.75; 2,961; $1,477,580) (6/12-6/24/12).
PW, $830,028 in Albuquerque, N.M.
LW (1st), $1,486,415.

Jersey Boys (M-2nd Co.) Winspear Opera House ($146.50; 2,244; $1,306,181) (6/11-7/15/12).
PW, $1,071,282 in Atlanta.
LW (1st), $902,078.

Wicked (M-2nd Co.) Mead Theater ($91; 2,273; $1,444,468) (5/30-6/24/12).
PW, $1,126,245.
LW (3rd), $1,119,907.

The Lion King (M-1st Co.) The Peace Center ($81.75; 2,011; $1,244,861) (6/12/-7/8/12).
PW, $1,436,353 in Miami.
LW (1st), $1,184,190.

Million Dollar Quartet (M-1st Co.) Smith Center ($126; 2,032; $1,114,640) (6/12-6/17/12).
PW, $627,877 in Tempe, Ariz.
LW (1st), $941,181.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Kent State Performing Arts Center ($70; 1,046; $61,900) (6/14/12).
PW, $670,277 in Memphis, Tenn.
LW (1st) $52,295.

Mamma Mia! (M-1st Co.) Four Rivers Center ($65; 1,806; $105,940) (6/11/12).
PW, $670,277 in Memphis, Tenn.
LW (1st) $88,875.

Wicked (M-1st Co.) California Music Theater ($85; 2,350; $1,283,563) (5/23-6/17/12).
PW, $1,434,156.
LW (4th), $1,445,644.

Jersey Boys (M-1st Co.) Tulsa Performing Arts Center ($125; 2,427; $1,176,995) (6/5-6/24/12).
PW, $882,208.
LW (2nd), $758,327.

Memphis (M-1st Co.) The Kennedy Center ($99; 2,335; $1,666,951) (6/12-7/1/12).
PW, $958,668 in Buffalo N.Y.
LW (1st), $954,920

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