The Scarlet Pimpernel

Musical - Original

Minskoff Theatre (November 09, 1997 - October 01, 1998)
Minskoff Theatre (October 10, 1998 - May 30, 1999)
Neil Simon Theatre (September 10, 1999 - January 02, 2000)
  • First Preview: October 7, 1997
  • Opening Date: November 9, 1997
  • Closing Date: January 2, 2000
  • Previews: 39
  • Performances: 772

Music: Frank Wildhorn

Lyrics: Nan Knighton

Book: Nan Knighton

Synopsis

Foppish British nobleman Sir Percy Blakeney leads a double life as the swashbuckling Scarlet Pimpernel who saves French aristocrats from the revolutionaries' guillotine, in the Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton musical version of the Baroness Orczy novel.

 

Opening Night Cast

Christine Andreas in The Scarlet Pimpernel Christine Andreas Marguerite St. Just
Terrence Mann in The Scarlet Pimpernel Terrence Mann Chauvelin
Douglas Sills in The Scarlet Pimpernel Douglas Sills Percy Blakeney/The Scarlet Pimpernel
Gilles Chiasson in The Scarlet Pimpernel Gilles Chiasson Armand St. Just
Eric Bennyhoff in The Scarlet Pimpernel Eric Bennyhoff Coupeau
Bill Bowers in The Scarlet Pimpernel Bill Bowers Leggett
Pamela Burrell in The Scarlet Pimpernel Pamela Burrell Lady Llewellyn
Dave Clemmons in The Scarlet Pimpernel Dave Clemmons Ben
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Nan Knighton Book
Frank Wildhorn Frank Wildhorn Music
  Nan Knighton Lyrics
  Peter Hunt Director
Adam Pelty Adam Pelty Choreographer
  Andrew Jackness Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1997 - 1998

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Douglas Sills Nominee
1998 Outstanding Music Frank Wildhorn Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Douglas Sills Nominee
1998 Outstanding Costume Design Jane Greenwood Nominee
1998 Outstanding Lighting Design Natasha Katz Nominee
1998 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Theatre World Award Douglas Sills Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Actor in a Musical Douglas Sills Nominee
1998 Book of a Musical Nan Knighton Nominee
1998 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
Jan. 2, 2000 31 $356,377
$674,621
$161,185 $53.22
$75.00
6696
1366
8
0
61.27% 27.66%
Dec. 26, 1999 30 $195,192
$674,621
-$75,408 $53.14
$75.00
3673
1366
8
0
33.61% -15.14%
Dec. 19, 1999 29 $270,600
$674,621
-$74,626 $50.80
$80.00
5327
1366
8
0
48.75% -16.08%
Dec. 12, 1999 28 $345,226
$674,621
- $48.73
$80.00
7085
1366
8
0
64.83% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,167,395
$2,698,484
  $51.47 22781
43712
32
0
52.12 %  
Cumulative
  $40,692,704
$81,817,439
  $44.32
$100.00
924543
1341402
772
39
68.92 %  
 
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