A Catered Affair

Musical - Original

Walter Kerr Theatre

  • First Preview: March 25, 2008
  • Opening Date: April 17, 2008
  • Closing Date: July 27, 2008
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 116

Lyrics: John Bucchino

Music: John Bucchino

Book: Harvey Fierstein

Synopsis

Jane and Ralph decide to marry in a simple City Hall ceremony. But Jane's mother, bereaved from her son's death in the Korean War, envisions a lavish affair and strains family relationships and finances to plan the wedding she has always wanted.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Harvey Fierstein Harvey Fierstein Book
John Bucchino John Bucchino Music
John Bucchino John Bucchino Lyrics
John Doyle John Doyle Director
David Gallo David Gallo Scenic Design
Ann Hould-Ward Ann Hould-Ward Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2007 - 2008

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Faith Prince Nominee
2008 Outstanding Book of a Musical Harvey Fierstein Nominee
2008 Outstanding Costume Design Ann Hould-Ward Nominee
2008 Outstanding Director of a Musical John Doyle Nominee
2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Tom Wopat Nominee
2008 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Leslie Kritzer Nominee
2008 Outstanding Lyrics John Bucchino Nominee
2008 Outstanding Music John Bucchino Nominee
2008 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
2008 Outstanding Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Nominee
2008 Outstanding Projection and Video Design Zachary Borovay Nominee
2008 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical David Gallo Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Winner
2008 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Faith Prince Nominee
2008 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Actor in a Musical Tom Wopat Nominee
2008 Actress in a Musical Faith Prince Nominee
2008 Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 27, 2008 9 $291,282
$689,211
$24,084 $55.28
$199.50
5269
933
8
0
70.59% 7.73%
Jul. 20, 2008 8 $267,198
$689,211
$22,650 $56.95
$199.50
4692
933
8
0
62.86% 8.59%
Jul. 13, 2008 7 $244,548
$689,211
-$103 $60.37
$199.50
4051
933
8
0
54.27% -5.32%
Jul. 6, 2008 6 $244,651
$689,211
- $55.00
$199.50
4448
933
8
0
59.59% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,047,679
$2,756,844
  $56.90 18460
29856
32
0
61.83 %  
Cumulative
  $6,453,273
$12,156,792
  $67.06
$199.50
95542
131553
116
25
72.63 %  
 
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