The Seafarer

Play - Original

Booth Theatre

  • First Preview: October 30, 2007
  • Opening Date: December 6, 2007
  • Closing Date: March 30, 2008
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 133

Playwright: Conor McPherson

Synopsis

A hardened alcoholic returns to his Dublin home to care for his brother, who was recently blinded in a drunken fall. As he tries to stay sober for Christmas, a visit from a mysterious stranger forces him to confront his troubled conscience.

 

Opening Night Cast

Conleth Hill in The Seafarer Conleth Hill Ivan Curry
Ciarán Hinds in The Seafarer Ciarán Hinds Mr. Lockhart
Sean Mahon in The Seafarer Sean Mahon Nicky Giblin
David Morse in The Seafarer David Morse James "Sharky" Harkin
Jim Norton in The Seafarer Jim Norton Richard Harkin
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Opening Night Production Credits

Conor McPherson Conor McPherson Playwright
Conor McPherson Conor McPherson Director
Rae Smith Rae Smith Scenic Design
Rae Smith Rae Smith Costume Design
Neil Austin Neil Austin Lighting Design
  Matthew Smethurst Evans 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 Featured Actor in a Play Conleth Hill 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 Featured Actor in a Play Jim Norton Nominee
2008 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Direction of a Play Conor McPherson Nominee
2008 Featured Actor in a Play Jim Norton Winner
2008 Featured Actor in a Play Conleth Hill Nominee
2008 Play   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
Mar. 30, 2008 44 $322,073
$532,966
$71,193 $63.50
$226.50
5072
788
8
0
80.46% 11.08%
Mar. 23, 2008 43 $250,880
$532,966
$18,356 $57.36
$226.50
4374
788
8
0
69.38% 2.49%
Mar. 16, 2008 42 $232,524
$532,966
$15,800 $55.14
$226.50
4217
788
8
0
66.89% 4.72%
Mar. 9, 2008 41 $216,724
$532,966
- $55.30
$226.50
3919
788
8
0
62.17% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,022,201
$2,131,864
  $57.83 17582
25216
32
0
69.73 %  
Cumulative
  $4,512,348
$10,160,009
  $52.21
$226.50
76919
119264
133
19
64.49 %  
 
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