The Pillowman

Drama - Original

Booth Theatre

  • First Preview: March 21, 2005
  • Opening Date: April 10, 2005
  • Closing Date: September 18, 2005
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 185

Music: Paddy Cunneen

Playwright: Martin McDonagh

Synopsis

In Martin McDonagh's intense thriller, a writer is interrogated after a series of recent and grisly child murders resemble events in his stories.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Martin McDonagh Martin McDonagh Playwright
  Paddy Cunneen Composer
John Crowley John Crowley Director
Scott Pask Scott Pask Scenic Design
Scott Pask Scott Pask Costume Design
Brian MacDevitt Brian MacDevitt Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2004 - 2005

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Michael Stuhlbarg Winner
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Jeff Goldblum Nominee
2005 Outstanding Play Martin McDonagh Nominee
2005 Outstanding Sound Design Paul Arditti Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Best Foreign Play Martin McDonagh Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actor in a Play Billy Crudup Nominee
2005 Outstanding Director of a Play John Crowley Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Jeff Goldblum Winner
2005 Outstanding Lighting Design Brian MacDevitt Nominee
2005 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee
2005 Outstanding Set Design Scott Pask Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Actor in a Play Billy Crudup Nominee
2005 Direction of a Play John Crowley Nominee
2005 Featured Actor in a Play Michael Stuhlbarg Nominee
2005 Lighting Design of a Play Brian MacDevitt Winner
2005 Play   Nominee
2005 Scenic Design of a Play Scott Pask 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
Sep. 18, 2005 16 $422,767
$436,217
$114,349 $70.03
$96.25
6037
788
8
0
95.76% 20.28%
Sep. 11, 2005 15 $308,418
$436,217
-$48,062 $64.82
$96.25
4758
788
8
0
75.48% -17.02%
Sep. 4, 2005 14 $356,480
$436,217
$37,644 $61.14
$96.25
5831
788
8
0
92.50% 7.40%
Aug. 28, 2005 13 $318,836
$436,217
- $59.43
$96.25
5365
788
8
0
85.10% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,406,501
$1,744,868
  $63.86 21991
25216
32
0
87.21 %  
Cumulative
  $8,946,186
$11,605,322
  $64.76
$96.25
137521
163488
185
23
84.12 %  
 
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