Superior Donuts

Comedy - Original

Music Box Theatre

  • First Preview: September 16, 2009
  • Opening Date: October 1, 2009
  • Closing Date: January 3, 2010
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 109

Playwright: Tracy Letts

Synopsis

The passive Arthur Przybyszewski owns a decrepit donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. The dynamic Franco Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to improve the place.

 

Opening Night Cast

Michael McKean in Superior Donuts Michael McKean Arthur Przybyszewski
Jane Alderman in Superior Donuts Jane Alderman Lady Boyle
Kate Buddeke in Superior Donuts Kate Buddeke Officer Randy Osteen
Cliff Chamberlain in Superior Donuts Cliff Chamberlain Kevin Magee
Michael Garvey in Superior Donuts Michael Garvey Kiril Ivakina
Jon Michael Hill in Superior Donuts Jon Michael Hill Franco Wicks
Robert Maffia in Superior Donuts Robert Maffia Luther Flynn
James Vincent Meredith in Superior Donuts James Vincent Meredith Officer James Hailey
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Opening Night Production Credits

Tracy Letts Tracy Letts Playwright
Tina Landau Tina Landau Director
  James Schuette Scenic Design
Ana Kuzmanic Ana Kuzmanic Costume Design
Christopher Akerlind Christopher Akerlind Lighting Design
  Rob Milburn Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2009 - 2010

 
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Jon Michael Hill Winner
2010 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Theatre World Award Jon Michael Hill Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2010 Featured Actor in a Play Jon Michael Hill 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. 3, 2010 32 $303,165
$881,384
$84,650 $63.45
$250.00
4778
991
8
0
60.27% 18.22%
Dec. 27, 2009 31 $218,515
$881,384
$8,247 $65.54
$250.00
3334
991
8
0
42.05% -8.73%
Dec. 20, 2009 30 $210,268
$881,384
-$23,017 $52.23
$250.00
4026
991
8
0
50.78% 0.19%
Dec. 13, 2009 29 $233,285
$881,384
- $58.16
$250.00
4011
991
8
0
50.59% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $965,233
$3,525,536
  $59.84 16149
31712
32
0
50.92 %  
Cumulative
  $4,239,113
$13,910,268
  $58.08
$250.00
74490
125124
109
17
59.53 %  
 
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