Triumph of Love

Musical - Original

Royale Theatre

  • First Preview: September 27, 1997
  • Opening Date: October 23, 1997
  • Closing Date: January 4, 1998
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 85

Book: James Magruder

Lyrics: Susan Birkenhead

Music: Jeffrey Stock

Synopsis

The Greek princess Leonide falls for Agis, the heir to the kingdom Leonide's family took over. To win him, she disguises herself as a boy and deals with Agis's uncle and aunt, who favor reason over passion, in this musical adaptation of the Marivaux farce.

 

Opening Night Cast

Betty Buckley in Triumph of Love Betty Buckley Hesione
F. Murray Abraham in Triumph of Love F. Murray Abraham Hermocrates
Susan Egan in Triumph of Love Susan Egan Princess LĂ©onide
Christopher Sieber in Triumph of Love Christopher Sieber Agis
Kevin Chamberlin in Triumph of Love Kevin Chamberlin Dimas
Roger Bart in Triumph of Love Roger Bart Harlequin
Nancy Opel in Triumph of Love Nancy Opel Corine
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Opening Night Production Credits

  James Magruder Book
  Jeffrey Stock Music
  Van Dyke Parks "Mr. Right" composed
Michael Kosarin Michael Kosarin "Have a Little Faith" composed
  Susan Birkenhead Lyrics
Michael Mayer Michael Mayer Director
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1997 - 1998

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Costume Design Catherine Zuber Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Betty Buckley Nominee
1998 Outstanding Lyrics Susan Birkenhead Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Actress in a Musical Betty Buckley 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. 4, 1998 31 $271,068
$518,538
$50,504 $52.43
$80.00
5170
1036
8
0
62.38% 13.71%
Dec. 28, 1997 30 $220,564
$518,538
$39,855 $54.68
$80.00
4034
1036
8
0
48.67% 0.30%
Dec. 21, 1997 29 $180,709
$518,538
-$76,921 $45.08
$75.00
4009
1036
8
0
48.37% -16.57%
Dec. 14, 1997 28 $257,630
$518,538
- $47.87
$75.00
5382
1036
8
0
64.94% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $929,971
$2,074,152
  $50.02 18595
33152
32
0
56.09 %  
Cumulative
  $3,700,422
$7,448,109
  $46.05
$80.00
80669
119140
85
30
67.71 %  
 
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