Born Yesterday

Comedy - Revival

Cort Theatre

  • First Preview: March 31, 2011
  • Opening Date: April 24, 2011
  • Closing Date: June 26, 2011
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 73

Playwright: Garson Kanin

Synopsis

A millionaire junk dealer with designs on Washington politics hires a sophisticated writer to educate his dumb-blonde girlfriend, Billie Dawn, who ends up falling for the writer and turning the tables on her boyfriend's shady business deals.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jim Belushi in Born Yesterday Jim Belushi Harry Brock
Robert Sean  Leonard in Born Yesterday Robert Sean Leonard Paul Verrall
Nina Arianda in Born Yesterday Nina Arianda Billie Dawn
Frank Wood in Born Yesterday Frank Wood Ed Devery
Terry Beaver in Born Yesterday Terry Beaver Senator Norval Hedges
Patricia Hodges in Born Yesterday Patricia Hodges Mrs. Hedges
Michael McGrath in Born Yesterday Michael McGrath Eddie Brock
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Opening Night Production Credits

Garson Kanin Garson Kanin Playwright
  David Van Tieghem Original Music
Doug Hughes Doug Hughes Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Catherine Zuber Catherine Zuber Costume Design
Peter Kaczorowski Peter Kaczorowski Lighting Design
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Videos (4)

 

Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nina Arianda Nominee
2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Drama League

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

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Outstanding Actress in a Play Nina Arianda Winner
2011 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2011 Actress in a Play Nina Arianda Nominee
2011 Costume Design of a Play Catherine Zuber 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
Jun. 26, 2011 4 $263,123
$853,940
$59,368 $60.98
$225.00
4315
1079
8
0
49.99% 5.25%
Jun. 19, 2011 3 $203,755
$853,940
-$33,615 $52.76
$225.00
3862
1079
8
0
44.74% -1.37%
Jun. 12, 2011 2 $237,370
$853,940
$24,107 $59.64
$225.00
3980
1079
8
0
46.11% 1.91%
Jun. 5, 2011 1 $213,263
$803,644
- $55.90
$225.00
3815
1079
8
0
44.20% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $917,511
$3,365,464
  $57.32 15972
34528
32
0
46.26 %  
Cumulative
  $2,792,677
$10,341,166
  $49.30
$225.00
58288
108979
73
28
53.49 %  
 
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