King Lear

Tragedy - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

  • First Preview: February 11, 2004
  • Opening Date: March 4, 2004
  • Closing Date: April 18, 2004
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 33

Playwright: William Shakespeare

Synopsis

In William Shakespeare's royal-family tragedy, the aging King Lear divides his estate between his three daughters, ultimately refusing his youngest and favorite her share because she won't publicly admit her love for him. The decision leads to chaos and treachery within the kingdom and madness for its monarch.

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Opening Night Cast

Christopher Plummer in King Lear Christopher Plummer King Lear of Britain
James Blendick in King Lear James Blendick Earl of Gloucester
Domini Blythe in King Lear Domini Blythe Goneril
Caroline Bootle in King Lear Caroline Bootle Ensemble
William Cain in King Lear William Cain Doctor
Benedict Campbell in King Lear Benedict Campbell Earl of Kent
Brent Carver in King Lear Brent Carver Edgar
Ian Deakin in King Lear Ian Deakin Duke of Albany
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Berthold Carrière Composer
  Jonathan Miller Director
Ralph Funicello Ralph Funicello Scenic Design
  Tanya Moiseiwitsch Scenic design based on the design of the Stratford Festival of Canada's Festival Theatre stage by
  Clare Mitchell Costume Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Nominee
2004 Revival of a Play   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
Apr. 18, 2004 47 $325,678
$454,400
$1,542 $65.73
$90.00
4955
1047
5
0
94.65% -2.01%
Apr. 11, 2004 46 $324,136
$454,400
-$5,732 $64.06
$90.00
5060
1047
5
0
96.66% -0.15%
Apr. 4, 2004 45 $329,868
$454,400
$13,358 $65.09
$90.00
5068
1047
5
0
96.81% -1.07%
Mar. 28, 2004 44 $316,510
$454,400
- $61.77
$90.00
5124
1047
5
0
97.88% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,296,192
$1,817,600
  $64.16 20207
20940
20
0
96.50 %  
Cumulative
  $2,832,254
$4,453,120
  $57.31
$90.00
49281
51303
33
16
96.06 %  
 
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