Anna in the Tropics

Drama - Original

Royale Theatre

  • First Preview: November 4, 2003
  • Opening Date: November 16, 2003
  • Closing Date: February 22, 2004
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 113

Playwright: Nilo Cruz

Synopsis

A new lector, or one who reads to the workers, at a family-owned cigar-making factory in late 1920s South Florida, changes lives irrevocably in Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jimmy Smits in Anna in the Tropics Jimmy Smits Juan Julian
Daphne Rubin-Vega in Anna in the Tropics Daphne Rubin-Vega Conchita
Priscilla Lopez in Anna in the Tropics Priscilla Lopez Ofelia
Victor Argo in Anna in the Tropics Victor Argo Santiago
Vanessa Aspillaga in Anna in the Tropics Vanessa Aspillaga Marela
John Ortiz in Anna in the Tropics John Ortiz Palomo
Eliades
David Zayas in Anna in the Tropics David Zayas Cheché
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Nilo Cruz Playwright
Emily Mann Emily Mann Director
Robert Brill Robert Brill Set Design
  Anita Yavich Costume Design
Peter Kaczorowski Peter Kaczorowski Lighting Design
Dan Moses Schreier Dan Moses Schreier Sound Design
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 John Gassner Award Nilo Cruz Nominee
2004 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Nilo Cruz Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Featured Actress in a Play Daphne Rubin-Vega Nominee
2004 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
Feb. 22, 2004 39 $199,546
$579,530
-$16,541 $42.46
$81.25
4700
1078
8
0
54.50% 2.02%
Feb. 15, 2004 38 $216,087
$579,530
$77,306 $47.74
$81.25
4526
1078
8
0
52.48% 16.99%
Feb. 8, 2004 37 $138,781
$579,530
-$1,093 $45.34
$81.25
3061
1078
8
0
35.49% -2.27%
Feb. 1, 2004 36 $139,874
$579,530
- $42.96
$81.25
3256
1078
8
0
37.76% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $694,288
$2,318,120
  $44.63 15543
34496
32
0
45.06 %  
Cumulative
  $3,115,592
$9,272,480
  $46.35
$81.25
67446
137984
113
15
48.88 %  
 
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