Marie Christine

Musical - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

  • First Preview: October 28, 1999
  • Opening Date: December 2, 1999
  • Closing Date: January 9, 2000
  • Previews: 39
  • Performances: 42

Lyrics: Michael John LaChiusa

Book: Michael John LaChiusa

Music: Michael John LaChiusa

Synopsis

Michael John LaChiusa's musical retelling of Medea places the story in New Orleans, where a young Creole woman with voodoo ties throws away her future for a white sea captain and follows him to Chicago.

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Opening Night Cast

Audra McDonald in Marie Christine Audra McDonald Marie Christine L'Adrese
Sherry Boone in Marie Christine Sherry Boone Marie Christine L'Adrese [Alternate]
Jennifer Leigh Warren in Marie Christine Jennifer Leigh Warren Prisoner #1
Andrea Frierson-Toney in Marie Christine Andrea Frierson-Toney Prisoner #2
Mary Bond Davis in Marie Christine Mary Bond Davis Prisoner #3
Vivian Reed in Marie Christine Vivian Reed Marie Christine's Mother
Anthony Crivello in Marie Christine Anthony Crivello Dante Keyes
Keith Lee Grant in Marie Christine Keith Lee Grant Jean L'Adrese
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Michael John LaChiusa Book
  Michael John LaChiusa Music
  Michael John LaChiusa Lyrics
Graciela Daniele Graciela Daniele Director
Graciela Daniele Graciela Daniele Choreographer
  Chris Barreca Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Audra McDonald Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Actress in a Musical Audra McDonald Nominee
2000 Book of a Musical Michael John LaChiusa Nominee
2000 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Jules Fisher
Peggy Eisenhauer
Nominee
2000 Orchestrations Jonathan Tunick Nominee
2000 Original Score Michael John LaChiusa 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. 9, 2000 32 $319,978
$594,160
$18,902 $45.74
$75.00
6995
1068
8
0
81.87% 2.08%
Jan. 2, 2000 31 $301,076
$519,890
$86,967 $50.47
$75.00
5965
1068
7
0
79.79% 20.07%
Dec. 26, 1999 30 $214,109
$519,890
-$36,017 $47.95
$75.00
4465
1068
7
0
59.72% -8.32%
Dec. 19, 1999 29 $250,126
$594,160
- $43.03
$75.00
5813
1068
8
0
68.04% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,085,289
$2,228,100
  $46.80 23238
32040
30
0
72.53 %  
Cumulative
  $2,982,095
$6,014,535
  $43.06
$75.00
69819
86508
42
39
80.71 %  
 
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