Song and Dance

Musical - Original

Royale Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: September 4, 1985
  • Opening Date: September 18, 1985
  • Closing Date: November 8, 1986
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 474

Lyrics: Richard Maltby, Jr., Don Black

Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Synopsis

In the first act of this Andrew Lloyd Webber-Don Black-Richard Maltby, Jr. musical, Emma, an aspiring English hat designer, moves to New York and experiences four affairs in a one-woman song cycle. In the second act, one of her boyfriends, a Nebraskan computer salesman named Joe, experiences New York through dance.

 

Opening Night Cast

Bernadette Peters in Song and Dance Bernadette Peters Emma
Christopher d'Amboise Joe
Gregg Burge A man from the streets
Man
Charlotte d'Amboise in Song and Dance Charlotte d'Amboise Woman in Blue
Woman
Denise Faye in Song and Dance Denise Faye Woman
A Single
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Opening Night Production Credits

Andrew Lloyd Webber Andrew Lloyd Webber Music
Don Black Don Black Lyrics
Richard Maltby, Jr. Richard Maltby, Jr. Additional lyrics
Richard Maltby, Jr. Richard Maltby, Jr. Director
  Peter Martins Choreographer
Robin Wagner Robin Wagner Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Winner
1986 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Gregg Burge Nominee
1986 Outstanding Music Andrew Lloyd Webber Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Winner
1986 Choreography Peter Martins Nominee
1986 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Willa Kim Nominee
1986 Direction of a Musical Richard Maltby, Jr. Nominee
1986 Featured Actor in a Musical Christopher d'Amboise Nominee
1986 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jules Fisher Nominee
1986 Musical   Nominee
1986 Original Score Andrew Lloyd Webber
Don Black
Richard Maltby, Jr.
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
Nov. 9, 1986 23 $151,684
-
$27,886 $32.36
-
4688
1039
8
0
56.40% 8.32%
Nov. 2, 1986 22 $123,798
-
-$22,340 $30.98
-
3996
1039
8
0
48.08% -9.57%
Oct. 26, 1986 21 $146,138
-
-$7,167 $30.50
-
4792
1039
8
0
57.65% -1.11%
Oct. 19, 1986 20 $153,305
-
- $31.39
-
4884
1039
8
0
58.76% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $574,925
-
  $31.31 18360
33248
32
0
55.22 %  
Cumulative
  $13,004,714
-
  $32.84
$0.00
395212
512399
474
17
77.13 %  
 
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