Big Fish

Musical - Original

Neil Simon Theatre

  • First Preview: September 5, 2013
  • Opening Date: October 6, 2013
  • Closing Date: December 29, 2013
  • Previews: 34
  • Performances: 98

Music: Andrew Lippa

Lyrics: Andrew Lippa

Book: John August

Synopsis

Big Fish centers on the charismatic Edward Bloom, whose impossible stories of his epic adventures frustrate his son Will. As Edward’s final chapter approaches, Will embarks on his own journey to find out who his father really is, revealing the man behind the myth, the truth from the tall tales. 

 

Opening Night Cast

Norbert Leo Butz in Big Fish Norbert Leo Butz Edward Bloom
Kate Baldwin in Big Fish Kate Baldwin Sandra Bloom
Bobby Steggert in Big Fish Bobby Steggert Will Bloom
Krystal Joy Brown in Big Fish Krystal Joy Brown Josephine Bloom
Anthony Pierini in Big Fish Anthony Pierini Young Will [Alternate]
Zachary Unger in Big Fish Zachary Unger Young Will [Alternate]
Ryan Andes in Big Fish Ryan Andes Karl
Ben Crawford in Big Fish Ben Crawford Don Price
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Opening Night Production Credits

John August John August Book
Andrew Lippa Andrew Lippa Music & Lyrics
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Director
Susan Stroman Susan Stroman Choreographer
Julian Crouch Julian Crouch Scenic Design
William Ivey Long William Ivey Long Costume Design
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Videos (8)

 

Awards


Astaire Awards

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Outstanding Choreographer of a Broadway Show Susan Stroman Nominee
2014 Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show Krystal Joy Brown Nominee

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2014 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Bobby Steggert Nominee
2014 Outstanding Music Andrew Lippa Nominee
2014 Outstanding Orchestrations Larry Hochman 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
Dec. 29, 2013 31 $950,667
$1,600,154
$412,586 $85.16
$200.00
11163
1411
9
0
87.90% 17.69%
Dec. 22, 2013 30 $538,081
$1,372,048
$34,766 $67.90
$200.00
7925
1411
8
0
70.21% 1.81%
Dec. 15, 2013 29 $503,315
$1,372,048
-$68,201 $65.19
$200.00
7721
1411
8
0
68.40% -3.20%
Dec. 8, 2013 28 $571,516
$1,372,048
- $70.71
$200.00
8082
1411
8
0
71.60% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $2,563,579
$5,716,298
  $72.24 34891
46563
33
0
74.93 %  
Cumulative
  $10,858,194
$22,314,446
  $73.52
$200.00
146730
184712
98
34
79.44 %  
 
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