Crazy for You

Musical - Original

Shubert Theatre

  • First Preview: January 31, 1992
  • Opening Date: February 19, 1992
  • Closing Date: January 7, 1996
  • Previews: 10
  • Performances: 1622

Lyrics: Ira Gershwin

Music: George Gershwin

Book: Ken Ludwig

Synopsis

A banker with a yen for show business is sent to foreclose on a property that turns out to be a theatre. After falling in love with the local postmistress, he decides to put on a show to save the theatre, in this musical featuring classic Gershwin songs and a Ken Ludwig libretto inspired by the 1930 musical Girl Crazy.

 

Opening Night Cast

Harry Groener in Crazy for You Harry Groener Bobby Child
Jodi Benson in Crazy for You Jodi Benson Polly Baker
John Hillner in Crazy for You John Hillner Lank Hawkins
Michele Pawk in Crazy for You Michele Pawk Irene Roth
Bruce Adler Bela Zangler
Ronn Carroll in Crazy for You Ronn Carroll Everett Baker
Jane Connell Mother
Beth Leavel in Crazy for You Beth Leavel Tess
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Kim Whitesides Illustration
Ken Ludwig Ken Ludwig Book
George Gershwin George Gershwin Music
Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin Lyrics
  Mike Ockrent Director
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Choreography Susan Stroman Winner
1992 Outstanding Costume Design William Ivey Long Nominee
1992 Outstanding Director of a Musical Mike Ockrent Nominee
1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Bruce Adler Nominee
1992 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Michele Pawk Nominee
1992 Outstanding Musical Roger Horchow Winner
1992 Outstanding Orchestrations William David Brohn Nominee
1992 Outstanding Set Design Robin Wagner Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Harry Groener Nominee
1992 Outstanding Choreography Susan Stroman Winner
1992 Outstanding Costume Design William Ivey Long Winner
1992 Outstanding Lighting Design Paul Gallo Winner
1992 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Winner
1992 Outstanding Set Design Robin Wagner Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Actor in a Musical Harry Groener Nominee
1992 Actress in a Musical Jodi Benson Nominee
1992 Book of a Musical Ken Ludwig Nominee
1992 Choreography Susan Stroman Winner
1992 Costume Design (Play or Musical) William Ivey Long Winner
1992 Direction of a Musical Mike Ockrent Nominee
1992 Featured Actor in a Musical Bruce Adler Nominee
1992 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Paul Gallo Nominee
1992 Musical   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
Jan. 7, 1996 32 $383,733
-
-$226,457 $42.61
$67.50
9006
1465
8
0
76.84% -24.79%
Dec. 31, 1995 31 $610,190
-
$277,195 $51.23
$67.50
11911
1465
8
0
101.63% 34.22%
Dec. 24, 1995 30 $332,995
-
-$29,866 $42.15
$67.50
7900
1465
8
0
67.41% -4.46%
Dec. 17, 1995 29 $362,861
-
- $43.08
$67.50
8423
1465
8
0
71.87% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,689,779
-
  $44.77 37240
46880
32
0
79.44 %  
Cumulative
  $92,554,871
-
  $43.95
$67.50
2090822
2414320
1622
26
86.60 %  
 
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