Tru

Solo - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 2, 1989
  • Opening Date: December 14, 1989
  • Closing Date: September 1, 1990
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 297

Playwright: Jay Presson Allen

Synopsis

The legendary writer Truman Capote is seen spending Christmas alone in his New York apartment in 1975, recalling his past after his rich and famous friends deserted him following the publication of a scandalous roman à clef about their exploits.

 

Opening Night Cast

Robert Morse in Tru Robert Morse Truman Capote
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jay Presson Allen Writer
  Jay Presson Allen Director
  David Mitchell Scenic Design
  Sarah Edwards Costume Design
Ken Billington Ken Billington Lighting Design
  Jason Kantrowitz Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Solo Performance Robert Morse Winner
1990 Special Award Kevin Haney Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actor in a Play Robert Morse Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Actor in a Play Robert Morse 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. 2, 1990 13 $157,591
-
$23,135 $25.55
-
6169
785
8
0
98.23% 10.65%
Aug. 26, 1990 12 $134,456
-
$16,302 $24.45
-
5500
785
8
0
87.58% 8.97%
Aug. 19, 1990 11 $118,154
-
$2,787 $23.93
-
4937
785
8
0
78.61% 4.95%
Aug. 12, 1990 10 $115,367
-
- $24.94
-
4626
785
8
0
73.66% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $525,568
-
  $24.72 21232
25120
32
0
84.52 %  
Cumulative
  $3,621,706
-
  $22.63
$0.00
159968
241780
297
11
66.16 %  
 
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