The Nance

Play - Original

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: March 21, 2013
  • Opening Date: April 15, 2013
  • Closing Date: August 11, 2013
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 136

Playwright: Douglas Carter Beane

Synopsis

The Nance tells the story of Chauncey Miles, a headline nance performer in New York burlesque, who also happens to be a homosexual. Playwright Douglas Carter Beane paints the portrait of a homosexual man living and working in the secretive and dangerous gay world of 1930s New York.

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Opening Night Production Credits

Douglas Carter Beane Douglas Carter Beane Playwright
Jack O'Brien Jack O'Brien Director
Joey Pizzi Joey Pizzi Choreography
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Set Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Japhy Weideman Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nathan Lane Nominee
2013 Outstanding Music in a Play Glen Kelly Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Distinguished Performance Nathan Lane Winner
2013 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nathan Lane Winner
2013 Outstanding Director of a Play Jack O'Brien Winner
2013 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Jonny Orsini Nominee
2013 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Cady Huffman Nominee
2013 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee
2013 Outstanding Set Design John Lee Beatty Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence Jonny Orsini Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2013 Actor in a Play Nathan Lane Nominee
2013 Costume Design of a Play Ann Roth Winner
2013 Lighting Design of a Play Japhy Weideman Nominee
2013 Scenic Design of a Play John Lee Beatty Winner
2013 Sound Design of a Play Leon Rothenberg Winner

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
Aug. 11, 2013 11 $444,605
$774,500
$92,278 $74.75
-
5948
916
8
0
81.17% 13.87%
Aug. 4, 2013 10 $352,327
$774,500
-$11,331 $71.44
-
4932
916
8
0
67.30% -0.58%
Jul. 28, 2013 9 $363,658
$774,500
-$17,120 $73.11
-
4974
916
8
0
67.88% -0.65%
Jul. 21, 2013 8 $380,778
$774,500
- $75.82
-
5022
916
8
0
68.53% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,541,368
$3,098,000
  $73.78 20876
29312
32
0
71.22 %  
Cumulative
  $8,563,126
$15,787,340
  $76.50
$0.00
112339
150224
136
28
74.78 %  
 
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