The Speed of Darkness

Play - Original

Belasco Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 14, 1991
  • Opening Date: February 28, 1991
  • Closing Date: March 30, 1991
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 36

Playwright: Steve Tesich

Synopsis

Two Vietnam War buddies reunite in South Dakota, one a successful all-American husband and father, the other a homeless philosopher who needs a place to stay.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Steve Tesich Writer
Robert Falls Robert Falls Director
Thomas Lynch Thomas Lynch Scenic Design
  Merrily Murray-Walsh Costume Design
  Michael S. Philippi Lighting Design
  Rob Milburn Sound Design
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actor in a Play Stephen Lang Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actor in a Play Len Cariou Nominee
1991 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Featured Actor in a Play Stephen Lang Nominee
1991 Featured Actress in a Play Kathryn Erbe 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
Mar. 31, 1991 43 $49,630
-
-$8,216 $17.21
-
2884
1018
8
0
35.41% -9.52%
Mar. 24, 1991 42 $57,846
-
-$5,057 $15.81
-
3659
1018
8
0
44.93% -7.39%
Mar. 17, 1991 41 $62,903
-
$2,093 $14.76
-
4261
1018
8
0
52.32% 2.87%
Mar. 10, 1991 40 $60,810
-
- $15.10
-
4027
1018
8
0
49.45% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $231,189
-
  $15.72 14831
32576
32
0
45.53 %  
Cumulative
  $375,965
-
  $15.41
$0.00
24474
52936
36
16
46.23 %  
 
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