Having Our Say

Play - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 16, 1995
  • Opening Date: April 6, 1995
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1995
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 317

Playwright: Emily Mann

Synopsis

African-American sisters Sadie and Bessie Delaney, both over 100 years old, tell their stories, including growing up as the daughters of a former slave turned respected professor, maintaining professional careers and integrating a New York suburb, in this adaptation of the real-life sisters' book of the same name.

 

Opening Night Cast

Mary Alice Dr. Bessie Delany
Gloria Foster Miss Sadie Delany
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Opening Night Production Credits

Emily Mann Emily Mann Writer
Emily Mann Emily Mann Director
Thomas Lynch Thomas Lynch Scenic Design
  Judy Dearing Costume Design
Allen Lee Hughes Allen Lee Hughes Lighting Design
Wendall K. Harrington Wendall K. Harrington Projection Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Outstanding Actress in a Play Mary Alice Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Actress in a Play Mary Alice Nominee
1995 Direction of a Play Emily Mann Nominee
1995 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
Dec. 31, 1995 31 $239,033
-
$123,367 $37.85
$50.00
6316
781
8
0
101.09% 39.85%
Dec. 24, 1995 30 $115,666
-
-$10,976 $30.23
$50.00
3826
781
8
0
61.24% -5.05%
Dec. 17, 1995 29 $126,642
-
-$7,834 $30.58
$50.00
4142
781
8
0
66.29% -8.07%
Dec. 10, 1995 28 $134,476
-
- $28.94
$50.00
4646
781
8
0
74.36% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $615,817
-
  $31.90 18930
24992
32
0
75.74 %  
Cumulative
  $5,342,140
$10,398,558
  $29.65
$50.00
179225
266321
317
24
67.30 %  
 
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