The Big Knife

Play - Revival

American Airlines Theatre

  • First Preview: March 22, 2013
  • Opening Date: April 16, 2013
  • Closing Date: June 2, 2013
  • Previews: 29
  • Performances: 56

Playwright: Clifford Odets

Synopsis

A movie studio uses blackmail and other dastardly actions to keep its latest star under long-term contract, though he would rather get out of town.

 

Opening Night Cast

Rachel Brosnahan in The Big Knife Rachel Brosnahan Dixie Evans
Bobby Cannavale in The Big Knife Bobby Cannavale Charlie Castle
Marin Ireland in The Big Knife Marin Ireland Marion Castle
Billy Eugene Jones in The Big Knife Billy Eugene Jones Russell
Richard Kind in The Big Knife Richard Kind Marcus Hoff
Ana Reeder in The Big Knife Ana Reeder Connie Bliss
Reg Rogers in The Big Knife Reg Rogers Smiley Coy
Joey Slotnick in The Big Knife Joey Slotnick Buddy Bliss
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Opening Night Production Credits

Clifford Odets Clifford Odets Playwright
Doug Hughes Doug Hughes Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Set Design
Catherine Zuber Catherine Zuber Costume Design
James F. Ingalls James F. Ingalls Lighting Design
  David Van Tieghem Original Music & Sound Design
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Videos (2)

 

Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Richard Kind Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Richard Kind Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Featured Actor in a Play Richard Kind 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. 2, 2013 1 $256,480
$553,720
$18,278 $56.31
-
4555
740
8
0
76.94% 6.23%
May 26, 2013 52 $238,202
$553,720
$8,963 $56.90
-
4186
740
8
0
70.71% 5.37%
May 19, 2013 51 $229,239
$553,720
$22,770 $59.27
-
3868
740
8
0
65.34% 3.26%
May 12, 2013 50 $206,469
$553,720
- $56.18
-
3675
740
8
0
62.08% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $930,390
$2,214,880
  $57.16 16284
23680
32
0
68.77 %  
Cumulative
  $2,337,664
$5,883,275
  $51.26
$0.00
45618
62900
56
29
72.52 %  
 
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