Shirley Valentine

Solo - Original

Booth Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 10, 1989
  • Opening Date: February 16, 1989
  • Closing Date: November 25, 1989
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 324

Playwright: Willy Russell

Synopsis

A Liverpool housewife who feels unappreciated rediscovers herself on a trip to Greece where she has an affair with a local tavern-keeper, in Willy Russell's one-woman play.

 

Opening Night Cast

Pauline Collins Shirley Valentine
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Willy Russell Writer
  Simon Callow Director
  Bruno Santini Production Design
  Nick Chelton Lighting Design
  Rick Belzer Lighting Re-created
  Kevin Malpass Sound Tape
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1988 - 1989

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actress in a Play Pauline Collins Winner
1989 Outstanding Director of a Play Simon Callow Nominee
1989 Outstanding New Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actress in a Play Pauline Collins Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Theatre World Special Award Pauline Collins Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Actress in a Play Pauline Collins Winner
1989 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
Nov. 26, 1989 26 $66,666
-
-$2,238 $22.26
-
2995
777
8
0
48.18% -9.43%
Nov. 19, 1989 25 $68,904
-
-$618 $19.24
-
3581
777
8
0
57.61% 2.61%
Nov. 12, 1989 24 $69,522
-
$6,666 $20.33
-
3419
777
8
0
55.00% 9.68%
Nov. 5, 1989 23 $62,856
-
- $22.31
-
2817
777
8
0
45.32% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $267,948
-
  $21.04 12812
24864
32
0
51.53 %  
Cumulative
  $3,918,566
-
  $22.64
$0.00
170791
257964
324
8
66.21 %  
 
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