The Year of Magical Thinking

Play - Original

Booth Theatre

  • First Preview: March 6, 2007
  • Opening Date: March 29, 2007
  • Closing Date: August 25, 2007
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 144

Playwright: Joan Didion

Synopsis

Adapted from Joan Didion's best-selling 2005 memoir, the play explores the author's shock, denial and ultimate acceptance following her husband's heart attack and the serious illness of her daughter.

 

Opening Night Cast

Vanessa Redgrave in The Year of Magical Thinking Vanessa Redgrave Joan Didion
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Joan Didion Playwright
  David Hare Director
Bob Crowley Bob Crowley Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
Jean Kalman Jean Kalman Lighting Design
Paul Arditti Paul Arditti Sound Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Outstanding Solo Performance Vanessa Redgrave Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2007 Actress in a Play Vanessa Redgrave 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. 26, 2007 13 $215,766
$453,876
$43,634 $56.42
$251.25
3824
782
7
0
69.86% 11.80%
Aug. 19, 2007 12 $172,132
$453,876
$9,868 $54.16
$251.25
3178
782
7
0
58.06% 2.85%
Aug. 12, 2007 11 $162,264
$453,876
-$7,627 $53.69
$251.25
3022
782
7
0
55.21% -0.54%
Aug. 5, 2007 10 $169,891
$453,876
- $55.67
$251.25
3052
782
7
0
55.75% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $720,053
$1,815,504
  $54.98 13076
21896
28
0
59.72 %  
Cumulative
  $7,293,267
$10,828,184
  $70.47
$251.25
100961
130594
144
23
77.31 %  
 
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