Meet Me in St. Louis

Musical - Original

George Gershwin Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 19, 1989
  • Opening Date: November 2, 1989
  • Closing Date: June 10, 1990
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 252

Lyrics: Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane

Music: Hugh Martin, Ralph Blane

Book: Hugh Wheeler

Synopsis

This stage adaptation of the classic 1944 film musical examines one year in the life of the Smith family, who live in St. Louis just as the 1904 World's Fair is preparing to take place there — until the father's New York job offer threatens to take them away.

 

Opening Night Cast

Betty Garrett in Meet Me in St. Louis Betty Garrett Katie
George Hearn in Meet Me in St. Louis George Hearn Mr. Alonzo Smith
Charlotte Moore Mrs. Smith
Milo O'Shea Grandpa Prophater
Donna Kane Esther Smith
Courtney Peldon Tootie Smith
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Hugh Wheeler Book
  Hugh Martin Music
  Ralph Blane Music
  Hugh Martin Lyrics
  Ralph Blane Lyrics
  Hugh Martin New Lyrics
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1989 - 1990

 
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Theatre World Award Jason Workman Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Book of a Musical Hugh Wheeler Nominee
1990 Choreography Joan Brickhill Nominee
1990 Musical   Nominee
1990 Original Score Hugh Martin
Ralph Blane
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
Jun. 10, 1990 1 $249,440
-
$11,332 $29.34
-
8502
1909
8
0
55.67% 1.72%
Jun. 3, 1990 53 $238,108
-
-$48,845 $28.90
-
8240
1909
8
0
53.95% -8.57%
May 27, 1990 52 $286,953
-
-$41,361 $30.05
-
9548
1909
8
0
62.52% -6.37%
May 20, 1990 51 $328,314
-
- $31.21
-
10521
1909
8
0
68.89% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,102,815
-
  $29.87 36811
61088
32
0
60.26 %  
Cumulative
  $9,737,393
-
  $33.67
$0.00
289739
513521
252
17
56.42 %  
 
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