Take Me Out

Drama - Original

Walter Kerr Theatre

  • First Preview: February 4, 2003
  • Opening Date: February 27, 2003
  • Closing Date: January 4, 2004
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 355

Playwright: Richard Greenberg

Synopsis

Richard Greenberg examines America's obsession with baseball in an unusual context. This play deals with a star ballplayer's coming out of the closet during a season filled with racial tension, violence and celebrity ego trips.

 

Opening Night Cast

Daniel Sunjata in Take Me Out Daniel Sunjata Darren Lemming
Denis O'Hare in Take Me Out Denis O'Hare Mason Marzac
Neal Huff in Take Me Out Neal Huff Kippy Sunderstrom
Frederick Weller in Take Me Out Frederick Weller Shane Mungitt
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Opening Night Production Credits

Richard Greenberg Richard Greenberg Playwright
Joe Mantello Joe Mantello Director
Scott Pask Scott Pask Scenic Design
Jess Goldstein Jess Goldstein Costume Design
Kevin Adams Kevin Adams Lighting Design
  Janet Kalas Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2002 - 2003

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Most Promising Male Performer Denis O'Hare Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Outstanding Actor in a Play Daniel Sunjata Nominee
2003 Outstanding Director of a Play Joe Mantello Nominee
2003 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Denis O'Hare Nominee
2003 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Frederick Weller Nominee
2003 Outstanding Lighting Design Kevin Adams Nominee
2003 Outstanding Play Richard Greenberg Winner
2003 Outstanding Set Design of a Play Scott Pask Nominee
2003 Outstanding Sound Design Janet Kalas Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Distinguished Production of a Play   Winner
2003 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Best Play Richard Greenberg Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Outstanding Actor in a Play Daniel Sunjata Nominee
2003 Outstanding Director of a Play Joe Mantello Winner
2003 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Denis O'Hare Winner
2003 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Theatre World Award Daniel Sunjata Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Direction of a Play Joe Mantello Winner
2003 Featured Actor in a Play Denis O'Hare Winner
2003 Featured Actor in a Play Daniel Sunjata Nominee
2003 Play   Winner

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
Jan. 4, 2004 32 $351,023
$557,443
$127,333 $55.04
$80.00
6378
920
9
0
77.03% 16.94%
Dec. 28, 2003 31 $223,690
$436,779
$78,999 $57.80
$80.00
3870
920
7
0
60.09% 23.74%
Dec. 21, 2003 30 $144,691
$495,036
-$32,145 $54.09
$80.00
2675
920
8
0
36.35% -6.35%
Dec. 14, 2003 29 $176,836
$495,036
- $56.26
$80.00
3143
920
8
0
42.70% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $896,240
$1,984,294
  $55.80 16066
29440
32
0
54.57 %  
Cumulative
  $10,975,816
$23,208,445
  $51.05
$80.00
214263
352360
355
28
60.81 %  
 
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