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Comedy - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 31, 1986
  • Opening Date: November 23, 1986
  • Closing Date: January 11, 1987
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 57

Playwright: Ben Hecht, Charles MacArthur

Synopsis

A managing editor of a Chicago newspaper fights to keep his star reporter on the story of a condemned anarchist's jailbreak, when the reporter is ready to quit and get married.

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Opening Night Cast

Amanda Carlin A Woman
Ronn Carroll in The Front Page Ronn Carroll Kruger
Jerome Dempsey The Mayor
Patrick Garner in The Front Page Patrick Garner Tony
A Policeman
Julie Hagerty in The Front Page Julie Hagerty Peggy Grant
Ed Lauter Murphy
Philip LeStrange in The Front Page Philip LeStrange Frank
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Charles MacArthur Writer
  Ben Hecht Writer
Jerry Zaks Jerry Zaks Director
Tony Walton Tony Walton Scenic Design
  Vaughan Edwards Set Decoration
  Willa Kim Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1986 - 1987

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Outstanding Set Design Tony Walton Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
1987 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Tony Walton 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. 11, 1987 32 $55,357
-
-$108,194 $9.23
-
6000
1108
8
0
67.69% -16.39%
Jan. 4, 1987 31 $163,551
-
$22,679 $21.94
-
7453
1108
8
0
84.08% 10.23%
Dec. 28, 1986 30 $140,872
-
$25,078 $21.52
-
6546
1108
8
0
73.85% -0.02%
Dec. 21, 1986 29 $115,794
-
- $17.68
-
6548
1108
8
0
73.87% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $475,574
-
  $17.59 26547
35456
32
0
74.87 %  
Cumulative
  $1,124,844
-
  $17.06
$0.00
64795
94180
57
28
68.80 %  
 
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