Racing Demon

Play - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

  • First Preview: November 1, 1995
  • Opening Date: November 20, 1995
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1995
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 56

Playwright: David Hare

Synopsis

An older, spiritually doubting member of the Church of England's clergy competes with a brash young evangelical for the souls of the people in a working-class neighborhood in South London.

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Opening Night Cast

Kathleen Chalfant in Racing Demon Kathleen Chalfant Heather Espy
Michael Cumpsty in Racing Demon Michael Cumpsty The Rev. Tony Ferris
John Curless in Racing Demon John Curless Tommy Adair
Paul Giamatti in Racing Demon Paul Giamatti The Rev. Donald "Streaky" Bacon
Patrice Johnson Stella Marr
George N. Martin The Rt. Rev. Charlie Allen
Kathryn Meisle in Racing Demon Kathryn Meisle Frances Parnell
Brian Murray in Racing Demon Brian Murray The Rev. Harry Henderson
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Opening Night Production Credits

  David Hare Writer
Richard Eyre Richard Eyre Director
Bob Crowley Bob Crowley Scenic Design
Bob Crowley Bob Crowley Costume Design
Mark Henderson Mark Henderson Lighting Design
  Scott Myers Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1995 - 1996

 
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Awards


Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 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
Dec. 31, 1995 31 $208,269
-
$89,658 $30.64
$45.00
6797
1056
8
0
80.46% 24.58%
Dec. 24, 1995 30 $118,611
-
-$47,211 $25.12
$45.00
4721
1056
8
0
55.88% -27.60%
Dec. 17, 1995 29 $165,822
-
-$556 $23.51
$45.00
7052
1056
8
0
83.48% 3.07%
Dec. 10, 1995 28 $166,378
-
- $24.49
$45.00
6793
1056
8
0
80.41% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $659,080
-
  $25.94 25363
33792
32
0
75.06 %  
Cumulative
  $1,160,216
-
  $24.42
$45.00
47451
67584
56
8
70.21 %  
 
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