Chu Chem

Musical - Original

Ritz Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: March 17, 1989
  • Closing Date: May 14, 1989
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 45

Lyrics: Jim Haines, Jack Wohl

Music: Mitch Leigh

Book: Ted Allen

Synopsis

A scholar and his daughter journey to Kaifeng Fu, China, for traces of the Jewish immigrants who settled there 800 years earlier. While they are there, a prince falls for the daughter, but she refuses to become part of his traditional harem.

 

Opening Night Cast

Emily Zacharias Lotte
Mark Zeller Chu Chem
Thom Sesma in Chu Chem Thom Sesma The Prince
Irving Burton Yakob
Timm Fujii The Prompter
Simone Gee Concubine
Villager
Na-Mi
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ted Allen Book
  Mitch Leigh Music
  Jim Haines Lyrics
  Jack Wohl Lyrics
  Albert Marre Staging
  Robert D. Mitchell Scenic Design
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Special Award The Jewish Repertory Theatre 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
May 14, 1989 50 $44,630
-
$9,761 $16.37
-
2727
907
8
0
37.58% 10.97%
May 7, 1989 49 $34,869
-
-$11,087 $18.06
-
1931
907
8
0
26.61% -8.57%
Apr. 30, 1989 48 $45,956
-
$11,044 $18.00
-
2553
907
8
0
35.18% 4.10%
Apr. 23, 1989 47 $34,912
-
- $17.69
-
1973
907
7
0
31.08% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $160,367
-
  $17.53 9184
28117
31
0
32.66 %  
Cumulative
  $381,039
-
  $16.24
$0.00
24176
61676
68
0
39.20 %  
 
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