Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Musical - Original

Belasco Theatre

  • First Preview: October 8, 2010
  • Opening Date: November 4, 2010
  • Closing Date: January 2, 2011
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 69

Lyrics: David Yazbek

Music: David Yazbek

Book: Jeffrey Lane

Synopsis

Based on Pedro Almodóvar's 1988 film, the musical considers the plight of an actress whose lover has left her, setting into motion dizzying complications, farcical comedy and some pretty potent gazpacho.

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Opening Night Cast

de'Adre Aziza in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown de'Adre Aziza Paulina
Laura Benanti in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Laura Benanti Candela
Danny Burstein in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Danny Burstein Taxi Driver
Justin Guarini in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Justin Guarini Carlos
Nikka Graff Lanzarone in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Nikka Graff Lanzarone Marisa
Patti LuPone in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Patti LuPone Lucia
Brian Stokes Mitchell in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Brian Stokes Mitchell Ivan
Mary Beth  Peil in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Mary Beth Peil TV and Radio Announcer
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Opening Night Production Credits

Jeffrey Lane Jeffrey Lane Book
David Yazbek David Yazbek Music
David Yazbek David Yazbek Lyrics
Bartlett Sher Bartlett Sher Director
Christopher Gattelli Christopher Gattelli Choreographer
Michael Yeargan Michael Yeargan Sets
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sherie Rene Scott Nominee
2011 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Brian Stokes Mitchell Nominee
2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Laura Benanti Winner
2011 Outstanding Music David Yazbek Nominee
2011 Outstanding Orchestrations Simon Hale
Jim Abbott
David Yazbek
Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
2011 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Laura Benanti Winner
2011 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
2011 Outstanding New Score   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Featured Actress in a Musical Patti LuPone Nominee
2011 Featured Actress in a Musical Laura Benanti Nominee
2011 Original Score David Yazbek 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, 2011 32 $377,877
$826,800
$136,028 $60.43
-
6253
970
8
0
80.58% 32.18%
Dec. 26, 2010 31 $241,849
$826,800
-$27,508 $64.39
-
3756
970
8
0
48.40% -6.33%
Dec. 19, 2010 30 $269,357
$826,800
-$50,958 $63.42
-
4247
970
8
0
54.73% -4.60%
Dec. 12, 2010 29 $320,315
$826,800
- $69.57
-
4604
970
8
0
59.33% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,209,398
$3,307,200
  $64.45 18860
31040
32
0
60.76 %  
Cumulative
  $4,820,272
$10,000,370
  $65.96
$0.00
73822
97918
69
30
75.39 %  
 
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