The Columnist

Drama - Original

Samuel J. Friedman Theatre

  • First Preview: April 4, 2012
  • Opening Date: April 25, 2012
  • Closing Date: July 8, 2012
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 86

Playwright: David Auburn

Synopsis

Joseph Alsop, a real-life, much-feared, and powerful Washington columnist, becomes embroiled in a highly charged political drama that is also deeply personal.

 

Opening Night Cast

John Lithgow in The Columnist John Lithgow Joseph Alsop
Brian J. Smith in The Columnist Brian J. Smith Andrei
Margaret Colin in The Columnist Margaret Colin Susan Mary Alsop
Boyd Gaines in The Columnist Boyd Gaines Stewart Alsop
Grace Gummer in The Columnist Grace Gummer Abigail
Stephen Kunken in The Columnist Stephen Kunken Halberstam
Marc Bonan in The Columnist Marc Bonan Philip
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Opening Night Production Credits

David Auburn David Auburn Playwright
Daniel Sullivan Daniel Sullivan Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jess Goldstein Jess Goldstein Costume Design
Kenneth Posner Kenneth Posner Lighting Design
John Gromada John Gromada Original Music & Sound Design
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Awards


Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2012 Actor in a Play John Lithgow 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. 8, 2012 6 $202,489
$575,264
-$24,393 $47.82
-
4234
650
8
0
81.42% 2.21%
Jul. 1, 2012 5 $226,882
$575,264
$14,796 $55.08
-
4119
650
8
0
79.21% 1.71%
Jun. 24, 2012 4 $212,086
$575,264
-$26,706 $52.63
-
4030
650
8
0
77.50% 0.23%
Jun. 17, 2012 3 $238,792
$575,264
- $59.43
-
4018
650
8
0
77.27% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $880,249
$2,301,056
  $53.74 16401
20800
32
0
78.85 %  
Cumulative
  $3,505,086
$7,794,783
  $58.51
$0.00
59702
70850
86
23
84.27 %  
 
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