It Ain't Nothin' But the Blues

Revue - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater (April 26, 1999 - August 29, 1999)
Ambassador Theatre (September 09, 1999 - January 09, 2000)
  • First Preview: April 22, 1999
  • Opening Date: April 26, 1999
  • Closing Date: January 9, 2000
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 284

Book: Ron Taylor, Lita Gaithers, Randal Myler, Charles Bevel, Dan Wheetman

Synopsis

Traces the sounds and the stories of the blues, from African chants and spirituals through "Let the Good Times Roll" with stops along the way for Delta and Chicago blues, "Strange Fruit," and many others.

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Opening Night Production Credits

Charles Bevel Charles Bevel Co-Author
Ron Taylor Ron Taylor Co-Author
Dan Wheetman Dan Wheetman Co-Author
  Lita Gaithers Co-Author
  Randal Myler Co-Author
  Randal Myler Director
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Ron Taylor Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Gretha Boston Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Eloise Laws Nominee
1999 Outstanding Musical Revue   Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Book of a Musical Charles Bevel
Lita Gaithers
Randal Myler
Ron Taylor
Dan Wheetman
Nominee
1999 Featured Actor in a Musical Ron Taylor Nominee
1999 Featured Actress in a Musical Gretha Boston Nominee
1999 Musical   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 $133,046
$533,927
-$15,395 $42.57
$75.00
3125
1100
8
0
35.51% -5.00%
Jan. 2, 2000 31 $148,441
$467,186
$56,457 $47.59
$75.00
3119
1100
7
0
40.51% 17.93%
Dec. 26, 1999 30 $91,984
$533,927
-$38,951 $46.29
$75.00
1987
1100
8
0
22.58% -14.92%
Dec. 19, 1999 29 $130,935
$533,927
- $39.68
$75.00
3300
1100
8
0
37.50% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $504,406
$2,068,967
  $44.03 11531
34100
31
0
33.82 %  
Cumulative
  $6,752,894
$18,938,497
  $40.12
$75.00
170092
318645
284
5
53.38 %  
 
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