Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

Play - Original

Richard Rodgers Theatre

  • First Preview: March 11, 2011
  • Opening Date: March 31, 2011
  • Closing Date: July 3, 2011
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 108

Playwright: Rajiv Joseph

Synopsis

Rajiv Joseph's darkly comic tale is narrated by a tiger held captive in the Baghdad Zoo. The play follows the intertwined lives of two American marines and one Iraqi gardener as they search through the rubble of war for friendship, redemption and a toilet seat made of gold.

 

Opening Night Cast

Robin Williams in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Robin Williams Tiger
Arian Moayed in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Arian Moayed Musa
Glenn Davis in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Glenn Davis Tom
Brad Fleischer in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Brad Fleischer Kev
Hrach Titizian in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Hrach Titizian Iraqi Man
Uday
Sheila Vand in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Sheila Vand Iraqi Teenager
Hadia
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Opening Night Production Credits

Rajiv Joseph Rajiv Joseph Playwright
Kathryn Bostic Kathryn Bostic Composer
Moisés Kaufman Moisés Kaufman Director
Derek McLane Derek McLane Scenic Design
David Zinn David Zinn Costume Design
David Lander David Lander Lighting Design
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Videos (2)

 

Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Director of a Play Moisés Kaufman Nominee
2011 Outstanding Lighting Design David Lander Winner
2011 Outstanding Music in a Play Kathryn Bostic Nominee
2011 Outstanding Play Rajiv Joseph Nominee
2011 Outstanding Set Design Derek McLane Nominee
2011 Outstanding Sound Design of a Play Acme Sound Partners
Cricket S. Myers
Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Lighting Design David Lander Nominee
2011 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee
2011 Outstanding Set Design Derek McLane Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Theatre World Award Arian Moayed Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Featured Actor in a Play Arian Moayed Nominee
2011 Lighting Design of a Play David Lander Nominee
2011 Sound Design of a Play Acme Sound Partners
Cricket S. Myers
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
Jul. 3, 2011 5 $462,927
$1,259,360
$104,121 $67.39
$300.00
6869
1356
8
0
63.32% 20.65%
Jun. 26, 2011 4 $358,806
$1,259,360
-$12,686 $77.51
$300.00
4629
1356
8
0
42.67% -1.87%
Jun. 19, 2011 3 $371,492
$1,259,360
-$4,507 $76.88
$300.00
4832
1356
8
0
44.54% 1.34%
Jun. 12, 2011 2 $375,999
$1,259,360
- $80.24
$300.00
4686
1356
8
0
43.20% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,569,224
$5,037,440
  $75.51 21016
43392
32
0
48.43 %  
Cumulative
  $7,889,821
$20,622,020
  $81.57
$300.00
97721
177636
108
23
55.01 %  
 
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