Rock 'n' Roll

Play - Original

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

  • First Preview: October 19, 2007
  • Opening Date: November 4, 2007
  • Closing Date: March 9, 2008
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 123

Playwright: Tom Stoppard

Synopsis

Stoppard examines recent Czechoslovakian history from the perspectives of Prague, where rock and roll represents resistance to the regime, and Cambridge, where love and death shape the lives of three generations of the family of a Marxist professor.

 

Opening Night Cast

Brian Cox in Rock 'n' Roll Brian Cox Max
Sinéad Cusack in Rock 'n' Roll Sinéad Cusack Eleanor/Esme (Older)
Rufus Sewell in Rock 'n' Roll Rufus Sewell Jan
Nicole Ansari in Rock 'n' Roll Nicole Ansari Lenka
Brian Avers in Rock 'n' Roll Brian Avers Stephen
Mary Bacon in Rock 'n' Roll Mary Bacon Gillian/Magda
Alice Eve in Rock 'n' Roll Alice Eve Esme (Younger)/Alice
Seth Fisher in Rock 'n' Roll Seth Fisher The Piper/Policeman
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Opening Night Production Credits

Tom Stoppard Tom Stoppard Playwright
Trevor Nunn Trevor Nunn Director
  Robert Jones Set Designer
  Emma Ryott Costume Design
Howard Harrison Howard Harrison Lighting Design
Ian Dickinson Ian Dickinson Sound 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 Actor in a Play Rufus Sewell Nominee
2008 Outstanding Actress in a Play Sinéad Cusack Nominee
2008 Outstanding Play Tom Stoppard Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Actor in a Play Rufus Sewell Nominee
2008 Featured Actress in a Play Sinéad Cusack Nominee
2008 Play Tom Stoppard Nominee
2008 Sound Design of a Play Ian Dickinson 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. 9, 2008 41 $321,412
$733,475
$28,814 $62.86
$226.50
5113
1074
8
0
59.51% 6.20%
Mar. 2, 2008 40 $292,598
$733,475
$8,786 $63.89
$226.50
4580
1074
8
0
53.31% -2.47%
Feb. 24, 2008 39 $283,812
$733,475
-$378 $59.21
$226.50
4793
1074
8
0
55.78% 6.05%
Feb. 17, 2008 38 $284,190
$733,475
- $66.51
$226.50
4273
1074
8
0
49.73% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,182,012
$2,933,900
  $63.12 18759
34368
32
0
54.58 %  
Cumulative
  $6,767,495
$12,744,128
  $59.46
$226.50
102787
149286
123
16
68.85 %  
 
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