On the Town

Musical - Revival

George Gershwin Theatre

  • First Preview: October 20, 1998
  • Opening Date: November 22, 1998
  • Closing Date: January 17, 1999
  • Previews: 32
  • Performances: 69

Music: Leonard Bernstein

Lyrics: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Book: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

Synopsis

Three sailors on shore leave in New York City during World War II find romance and adventure while helping one of them track down the elusive Miss Turnstiles poster girl, in the first Broadway musical written by Leonard Bernstein, Betty Comden and Adolph Green.

 

Opening Night Cast

Lea DeLaria in On the Town Lea DeLaria Hildy Esterhazy
Jesse Tyler  Ferguson in On the Town Jesse Tyler Ferguson Chip
Tai Jimenez in On the Town Tai Jimenez Ivy Smith
Sarah Knowlton in On the Town Sarah Knowlton Claire DeLoone
Robert Montano in On the Town Robert Montano Ozzie
Perry Laylon Ojeda in On the Town Perry Laylon Ojeda Gabey
Jonathan Freeman in On the Town Jonathan Freeman Pitkin W. Bridgework
Annie Golden in On the Town Annie Golden Lucy Schmeeler
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Opening Night Production Credits

Betty Comden Betty Comden Book
Adolph Green Adolph Green Book
Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein Composer
Betty Comden Betty Comden Lyrics
Adolph Green Adolph Green Lyrics
George C. Wolfe George C. Wolfe Director
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Lea DeLaria Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Theatre World Award Lea DeLaria Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Featured Actress in a Musical Mary Testa 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. 17, 1999 33 $314,435
$891,761
$58,782 $25.31
$75.00
12425
1903
8
0
81.61% 26.59%
Jan. 10, 1999 32 $255,653
$891,761
-$305,740 $30.52
$75.00
8376
1903
8
0
55.02% -16.90%
Jan. 3, 1999 31 $561,393
$891,761
$163,733 $51.27
$80.00
10949
1903
8
0
71.92% 18.39%
Dec. 27, 1998 30 $397,660
$891,761
- $48.79
$75.00
8150
1903
8
0
53.53% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,529,141
$3,567,044
  $38.97 39900
60896
32
0
65.52 %  
Cumulative
  $5,236,292
$9,958,888
  $37.30
$80.00
143790
192203
69
32
74.81 %  
 
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