Major Barbara

Comedy - Revival

American Airlines Theatre

  • First Preview: June 15, 2001
  • Opening Date: July 12, 2001
  • Closing Date: September 16, 2001
  • Previews: 32
  • Performances: 74

Playwright: George Bernard Shaw

Synopsis

Wealthy Lady Britomart must reunite with her estranged arms manufacturer husband in order to marry off her daughters, including Salvation Army major Barbara, in George Bernard Shaw's critique of capitalism, war, religion and other political issues.

 

Opening Night Cast

Dana Ivey in Major Barbara Dana Ivey Lady Britomart Undershaft
Cherry Jones in Major Barbara Cherry Jones Barbara Undershaft
David Warner Andrew Undershaft
David Lansbury in Major Barbara David Lansbury Bill Walker
Denis O'Hare in Major Barbara Denis O'Hare Adolphus Cusins
Zak Orth Stephen Undershaft
Brennan Brown Bilton
Beth Dixon in Major Barbara Beth Dixon Mrs. Baines
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Bernard  Shaw George Bernard Shaw Writer
Daniel Sullivan Daniel Sullivan Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
Brian MacDevitt Brian MacDevitt Lighting Design
Paul Huntley Paul Huntley Hair and Wig Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play David Warner Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play David Warner Nominee
2002 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Dana Ivey Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Theatre World Award David Warner Winner

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
Sep. 16, 2001 16 $91,631
$218,714
-$153,475 $48.71
$65.00
1881
740
5
0
50.84% -30.38%
Sep. 9, 2001 15 $245,106
$349,943
-$41,709 $50.98
$65.00
4808
740
8
0
81.22% -12.70%
Sep. 2, 2001 14 $286,815
$349,943
$16,512 $51.59
$65.00
5560
740
8
0
93.92% 2.10%
Aug. 26, 2001 13 $270,303
$349,943
- $49.72
$65.00
5436
740
8
0
91.82% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $893,855
$1,268,543
  $50.25 17685
21460
29
0
82.41 %  
Cumulative
  $3,217,456
$4,636,744
  $49.11
$65.00
65138
78440
74
32
83.04 %  
 
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