The Most Happy Fella

Musical - Revival

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 24, 1992
  • Opening Date: February 13, 1992
  • Closing Date: August 30, 1992
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 229

Lyrics: Frank Loesser

Book: Frank Loesser

Music: Frank Loesser

Synopsis

A middle-aged Italian vineyard owner falls in love with a pretty waitress from afar, sends her the picture of his handsome foreman, and convinces her to move to his California vineyard and marry him, in Frank Loesser's musical adaptation of Sidney Howard's play They Knew What They Wanted.

 

Opening Night Cast

Sophie Hayden in The Most Happy Fella Sophie Hayden Rosabella
Spiro Malas Tony
Claudia Catania Marie
Buddy Crutchfield Ciccio
Tad Ingram in The Most Happy Fella Tad Ingram The Cashier
The Postman
The Doctor
Liz Larsen in The Most Happy Fella Liz Larsen Cleo
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Opening Night Production Credits

Frank Loesser Frank Loesser Book
Frank Loesser Frank Loesser Music
Frank Loesser Frank Loesser Lyrics
  Gerald Gutierrez Director of Entire Production
  Liza Gennaro Choreography
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Spiro Malas Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sophie Hayden Nominee
1992 Outstanding Director of a Musical Gerald Gutierrez Nominee
1992 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Scott Waara Winner
1992 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Liz Larsen Nominee
1992 Outstanding Revival   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Spiro Malas Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Liz Larsen Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sophie Hayden Nominee
1992 Outstanding Choreography Liza Gennaro Nominee
1992 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Theatre World Award Spiro Malas Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Actress in a Musical Sophie Hayden Nominee
1992 Featured Actor in a Musical Scott Waara Winner
1992 Featured Actress in a Musical Liz Larsen Nominee
1992 Revival (Play or Musical)   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. 30, 1992 13 $187,116
-
$11,844 $31.87
-
5872
753
8
0
97.48% 5.03%
Aug. 23, 1992 12 $175,272
-
-$140 $31.47
-
5569
753
8
0
92.45% 0.38%
Aug. 16, 1992 11 $175,412
-
$9,325 $31.63
-
5546
753
8
0
92.07% 3.91%
Aug. 9, 1992 10 $166,087
-
- $31.27
-
5311
753
8
0
88.16% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $703,887
-
  $31.56 22298
24096
32
0
92.54 %  
Cumulative
  $4,754,838
-
  $30.41
$0.00
156146
189756
229
23
82.29 %  
 
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