The Red Shoes

Musical - Original

George Gershwin Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 2, 1993
  • Opening Date: December 16, 1993
  • Closing Date: December 19, 1993
  • Previews: 51
  • Performances: 5

Music: Jule Styne

Lyrics: Marsha Norman

Book: Marsha Norman

Synopsis

A girl who longs to be a ballerina is torn between an imperious ballet impresario and the young composer she loves, in this musical adaptation of the Michael Powell film based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale.

 

Opening Night Cast

Steve Barton Boris Lermontov
Margaret Illmann Victoria Page
Leslie Browne Irina Boronskaya
George de la Peña Grisha Ljubov
Tad Ingram in The Red Shoes Tad Ingram Sergei Ratov
Hugh Panaro in The Red Shoes Hugh Panaro Julian Craster
Amy Wilder Victoria Page [Alternate]
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Opening Night Production Credits

Marsha Norman Marsha Norman Book
Jule Styne Jule Styne Music
Marsha Norman Marsha Norman Lyrics
  Bob Merrill Lyrics
Stanley Donen Stanley Donen Director
  Lar Lubovitch Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1993 - 1994

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Margaret Illmann Nominee
1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical George de la Peña Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Theatre World Award Margaret Illmann 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
Dec. 19, 1993 29 $297,950
-
-$92,779 $39.56
-
7531
1924
5
3
48.93% -4.36%
Dec. 12, 1993 28 $390,729
-
-$26,311 $47.63
-
8203
1924
0
8
53.29% -9.17%
Dec. 5, 1993 27 $417,040
-
$57,690 $43.38
-
9614
1924
0
8
62.46% 5.18%
Nov. 28, 1993 26 $359,350
-
- $40.76
-
8817
1924
0
8
57.28% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,465,069
-
  $42.83 34165
61568
5
27
55.49 %  
Cumulative
  $2,568,652
-
  $39.34
$0.00
66477
107744
5
51
61.70 %  
 
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