Thurgood

Drama - Original

Booth Theatre

  • First Preview: April 12, 2008
  • Opening Date: April 30, 2008
  • Closing Date: August 17, 2008
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 126

Playwright: George Stevens, Jr.

Synopsis

George Stevens Jr.'s one-man show depicts the life of Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court justice, and his role in the historic decision on the Brown v. Board of Education case.

 

Opening Night Cast

Laurence Fishburne in Thurgood Laurence Fishburne Thurgood Marshall
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Opening Night Production Credits

George Stevens, Jr. George Stevens, Jr. Playwright
Leonard Foglia Leonard Foglia Director
Allen Moyer Allen Moyer Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
Brian Nason Brian Nason Lighting Design
  Ryan Rumery Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2007 - 2008

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Solo Performance Laurence Fishburne Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Solo Performance Laurence Fishburne Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Actor in a Play Laurence Fishburne 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
Aug. 17, 2008 12 $325,232
$510,224
$36,682 $59.88
$150.00
5431
780
8
0
87.04% 2.84%
Aug. 10, 2008 11 $288,550
$510,224
$33,577 $54.92
$150.00
5254
780
8
0
84.20% 14.63%
Aug. 3, 2008 10 $254,973
$510,224
$13,439 $58.74
$150.00
4341
780
8
0
69.57% 4.54%
Jul. 27, 2008 9 $241,534
$510,224
- $59.52
$150.00
4058
780
8
0
65.03% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,110,289
$2,040,896
  $58.27 19084
24960
32
0
76.46 %  
Cumulative
  $4,613,166
$9,248,400
  $57.50
$151.50
80291
113100
126
19
70.99 %  
 
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