Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me

Musical - Original

Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

  • First Preview: July 29, 2006
  • Opening Date: August 17, 2006
  • Closing Date: January 7, 2007
  • Previews: 22
  • Performances: 165

Lyrics: Scott Wittman, Marc Shaiman

Music: Marc Shaiman

Book: Daniel Goldfarb, Martin Short

Synopsis

In order to give the people what they want, Martin Short alters his somewhat tame musical autobiography mid-show to interject some struggle, pain and scandal.

 

Opening Night Cast

Martin Short in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me Martin Short
Brooks Ashmanskas in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me Brooks Ashmanskas Comedy All Star
Mary Birdsong in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me Mary Birdsong Comedy All Star
Capathia Jenkins in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me Capathia Jenkins Comedy All Star
Nicole Parker in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me Nicole Parker Comedy All Star
Marc Shaiman in Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me Marc Shaiman Comedy All Star
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Opening Night Production Credits

Martin Short Martin Short Book
  Daniel Goldfarb Book
Marc Shaiman Marc Shaiman Music
Scott Wittman Scott Wittman Lyrics
Marc Shaiman Marc Shaiman Lyrics
Scott Wittman Scott Wittman Director
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Martin Short Nominee
2007 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Brooks Ashmanskas Nominee
2007 Outstanding Lyrics Scott Wittman
Marc Shaiman
Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Theatre World Award Mary Birdsong Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Featured Actor in a Musical Brooks Ashmanskas 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
Jan. 7, 2007 32 $621,946
$845,885
-$105,333 $84.00
$201.25
7404
1025
8
0
90.29% 0.68%
Dec. 31, 2006 31 $727,279
$845,885
$309,514 $98.98
$201.25
7348
1025
8
0
89.61% 22.83%
Dec. 24, 2006 30 $417,765
$748,990
-$3,898 $76.29
$201.25
5476
1025
8
0
66.78% 2.96%
Dec. 17, 2006 29 $421,663
$748,990
- $80.58
$201.25
5233
1025
8
0
63.82% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,188,653
$3,189,750
  $84.96 25461
32800
32
0
77.62 %  
Cumulative
  $10,842,526
$17,701,431
  $75.47
$201.25
143480
191675
165
22
74.86 %  
 
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