Abe Lincoln in Illinois

Drama - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 4, 1993
  • Opening Date: November 29, 1993
  • Closing Date: January 2, 1994
  • Previews: 27
  • Performances: 40

Playwright: Robert E. Sherwood

Synopsis

Abraham Lincoln's journey from unremarkable Illinois businessman to president of the United States is charted in Robert E. Sherwood's Pulitzer Prize-winning play.

Official

Website:
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Opening Night Cast

David Aaron  Baker in Abe Lincoln in Illinois David Aaron Baker William Herndon
Allan Benjamin Ensemble
Nesbitt Blaisdell Ben Mattling
Ensemble
Melanie Boland Ensemble
Cameron Boyd Tad Lincoln
Scott Breitbart Ensemble
Ralph Buckley Ensemble
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Robert E. Sherwood Writer
  Gerald Gutierrez Director
  Gemze de Lappe Dances
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Beverly Emmons Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actor in a Play Sam Waterston Nominee
1994 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actor in a Play Sam Waterston Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Actor in a Play Sam Waterston Nominee
1994 Direction of a Play Gerald Gutierrez Nominee
1994 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
Jan. 2, 1994 31 $342,411
-
$187,426 $46.08
-
7431
1087
8
0
85.45% 15.92%
Dec. 26, 1993 30 $154,985
-
-$8,929 $25.63
-
6046
1087
8
0
69.53% -16.62%
Dec. 19, 1993 29 $163,914
-
$2,377 $21.88
-
7492
1087
8
0
86.15% -1.73%
Dec. 12, 1993 28 $161,537
-
- $21.14
-
7642
1087
8
0
87.88% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $822,847
-
  $28.68 28611
34784
32
0
82.25 %  
Cumulative
  $1,334,845
-
  $22.87
$0.00
56646
72829
40
27
77.78 %  
 
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