Six Degrees of Separation

Drama - Original

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 30, 1990
  • Opening Date: November 8, 1990
  • Closing Date: January 5, 1992
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 485

Playwright: John Guare

Synopsis

A group of wealthy New Yorkers are taken in by a conman who claims to be the son of actor Sidney Poitier in John Guare's play, which is based on a real-life incident.

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Opening Night Production Credits

John Guare John Guare Writer
Jerry Zaks Jerry Zaks Director
Tony Walton Tony Walton Scenic Design
William Ivey Long William Ivey Long Costume Design
Paul Gallo Paul Gallo Lighting Design
  Aural Fixation Sound Design
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Most Promising Male Performer James McDaniel Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Play Stockard Channing Nominee
1991 Outstanding Director of a Play Jerry Zaks Winner
1991 Outstanding New Play   Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Best Play John Guare Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Play Stockard Channing Nominee
1991 Outstanding Director Jerry Zaks Nominee
1991 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Actor in a Play Courtney B. Vance Nominee
1991 Actress in a Play Stockard Channing Nominee
1991 Direction of a Play Jerry Zaks Winner
1991 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. 5, 1992 31 $306,814
-
$35,721 $38.13
-
8047
1053
8
0
95.52% 8.93%
Dec. 29, 1991 30 $271,093
-
$82,648 $37.17
-
7294
1053
8
0
86.59% 19.94%
Dec. 22, 1991 29 $188,445
-
-$11,872 $33.56
-
5615
1053
8
0
66.65% -3.16%
Dec. 15, 1991 28 $200,317
-
- $34.06
-
5881
1053
8
0
69.81% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $966,669
-
  $35.73 26837
33696
32
0
79.64 %  
Cumulative
  $15,446,459
-
  $34.17
$0.00
450785
522288
485
11
86.31 %  
 
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