The Tap Dance Kid

Musical - Original

Broadhurst Theatre (December 21, 1983 - March 11, 1984)
Minskoff Theatre (March 27, 1984 - August 11, 1985)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 16, 1983
  • Opening Date: December 21, 1983
  • Closing Date: August 11, 1985
  • Previews: 38
  • Performances: 669

Lyrics: Robert Lorick

Book: Charles Blackwell

Music: Henry Krieger

Synopsis

A young boy from an upper-middle-class black family nurses a dream to become a tap dancer, with the encouragement of his uncle and despite the disapproval of his father.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Charles Blackwell Book
  Henry Krieger Music
  Robert Lorick Lyrics
Vivian Matalon Vivian Matalon Director
  Danny Daniels Musical Staging and Dances
  Michael J. Hotopp Scenic Production
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1983 - 1984

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Hinton Battle Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Theatre World Award Martine Allard Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1984 Book of a Musical Charles Blackwell Nominee
1984 Choreography Danny Daniels Winner
1984 Direction of a Musical Vivian Matalon Nominee
1984 Featured Actor in a Musical Samuel E. Wright Nominee
1984 Featured Actor in a Musical Hinton Battle Winner
1984 Featured Actress in a Musical Martine Allard Nominee
1984 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. 11, 1985 10 $170,247
-
$3,821 $25.62
-
6645
1621
8
0
51.24% 0.58%
Aug. 4, 1985 9 $166,426
-
$24,469 $25.33
-
6570
1621
8
0
50.66% 9.22%
Jul. 28, 1985 8 $141,957
-
-$9,517 $26.42
-
5374
1621
8
0
41.44% -1.28%
Jul. 21, 1985 7 $151,474
-
- $27.34
-
5540
1621
8
0
42.72% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $630,104
-
  $26.18 24129
51872
32
0
46.52 %  
Cumulative
  $1,585,573
-
  $26.74
$0.00
59362
129680
80
0
45.78 %  
 
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