Never Gonna Dance

Musical - Original

Broadhurst Theatre

  • First Preview: October 27, 2003
  • Opening Date: December 4, 2003
  • Closing Date: February 15, 2004
  • Previews: 44
  • Performances: 84

Music: Jerome Kern

Book: Jeffrey Hatcher

Synopsis

Dancer John "Lucky" Garnett comes to New York to prove himself worthy of his fiancée's father by doing anything other than dancing. Instead, footwork and romance with dance teacher Penny Carroll follow, in this musical inspired by the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers film Swing Time.

 

Opening Night Cast

Noah Racey in Never Gonna Dance Noah Racey Lucky Garnett
Nancy Lemenager in Never Gonna Dance Nancy Lemenager Penny Carroll
Karen Ziemba in Never Gonna Dance Karen Ziemba Mabel Pritt
Peter Gerety in Never Gonna Dance Peter Gerety Alfred J. Morgenthal
Ron Orbach in Never Gonna Dance Ron Orbach Major Bowes
Peter Bartlett in Never Gonna Dance Peter Bartlett Mr. Pangborn
David Pittu in Never Gonna Dance David Pittu Ricardo Romero
Deborah Leamy Margaret Chalfont
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Jeffrey Hatcher Book
  Jerome Kern Music
Michael Greif Michael Greif Director
Jerry Mitchell Jerry Mitchell Choreographer
Robin Wagner Robin Wagner Scenic Design
William Ivey Long William Ivey Long Costume Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2004 Outstanding Orchestrations Harold Wheeler Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Ziemba Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Choreography Jerry Mitchell Nominee
2004 Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Ziemba 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
Feb. 15, 2004 38 $416,639
$798,446
$96,642 $63.64
$101.25
6547
1174
8
0
69.71% 14.52%
Feb. 8, 2004 37 $319,997
$798,446
$77,994 $61.74
$101.25
5183
1174
8
0
55.19% 13.83%
Feb. 1, 2004 36 $242,003
$798,446
-$68,516 $62.29
$101.25
3885
1174
8
0
41.36% -10.78%
Jan. 25, 2004 35 $310,519
$798,446
- $63.41
$101.25
4897
1174
8
0
52.14% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,289,158
$3,193,784
  $62.77 20512
37568
32
0
54.60 %  
Cumulative
  $6,287,836
$12,775,136
  $61.87
$101.25
101949
150272
84
44
67.84 %  
 
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