The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Drama - Original

Walter Kerr Theatre

  • First Preview: April 14, 1998
  • Opening Date: April 23, 1998
  • Closing Date: March 14, 1999
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 365

Playwright: Martin McDonagh

Synopsis

A lonely Irish spinster yearns for a relationship but must cope with the manipulative mother who lives with her.

 

Opening Night Cast

Anna Manahan in The Beauty Queen of Leenane Anna Manahan Mag Folan
Marie Mullen in The Beauty Queen of Leenane Marie Mullen Maureen Folan
Tom Murphy in The Beauty Queen of Leenane Tom Murphy Ray Dooley
Brían F.  O'Byrne in The Beauty Queen of Leenane Brían F. O'Byrne Pato Dooley
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Opening Night Production Credits

Martin McDonagh Martin McDonagh Playwright
  Paddy Cunneen Original Music
  Garry Hynes Director
  Francis O'Connor Scenic Design
  Francis O'Connor Costume Design
  Ben Ormerod Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actress in a Play Marie Mullen Nominee
1998 Outstanding Director of a Play Garry Hynes Nominee
1998 Outstanding Play Martin McDonagh Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Distinguished Production of a Play   Winner
1998 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Best Play Martin McDonagh Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actress in a Play Marie Mullen Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actress in a Play Anna Manahan Nominee
1998 Outstanding Director of a Play Garry Hynes Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Tom Murphy Nominee
1998 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Theatre World Special Award   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Actress in a Play Marie Mullen Winner
1998 Direction of a Play Garry Hynes Winner
1998 Featured Actor in a Play Brían F. O'Byrne Nominee
1998 Featured Actor in a Play Tom Murphy Winner
1998 Featured Actress in a Play Anna Manahan Winner
1998 Play   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
Mar. 14, 1999 41 $196,910
$382,019
$4,945 $40.62
$60.00
4848
947
8
0
63.99% -6.92%
Mar. 7, 1999 40 $191,965
$382,019
$36,264 $35.73
$60.00
5372
947
8
0
70.91% 12.46%
Feb. 28, 1999 39 $155,701
$382,019
-$15,808 $35.16
$60.00
4428
947
8
0
58.45% -9.33%
Feb. 21, 1999 38 $171,509
$382,019
- $33.40
$60.00
5135
947
8
0
67.78% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $716,085
$1,528,076
  $36.23 19783
30304
32
0
65.28 %  
Cumulative
  $12,496,388
$18,336,912
  $44.14
$75.00
281378
363648
365
19
77.38 %  
 
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