Black and Blue

Revue - Original

Minskoff Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 27, 1988
  • Opening Date: January 26, 1989
  • Closing Date: January 20, 1991
  • Previews: 32
  • Performances: 829

Synopsis

This revue celebrates the blues and jazz music and dance made popular by black performers in the 1920s and 1930s.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Claudio Segovia Director
  Hector Orezzoli Director
  Cholly Atkins Choreographer
  Henry LeTang Choreographer
  Frankie Manning Choreographer
  Fayard Nicholas Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Lighting Design Jane Reisman
Neil Peter Jampolis
Nominee
1989 Outstanding Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Ruth Brown Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Actress in a Musical Linda Hopkins Nominee
1989 Actress in a Musical Ruth Brown Winner
1989 Choreography Cholly Atkins
Henry LeTang
Frankie Manning
Fayard Nicholas
Winner
1989 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Claudio Segovia
Hector Orezzoli
Winner
1989 Direction of a Musical Claudio Segovia
Hector Orezzoli
Nominee
1989 Featured Actor in a Musical Savion Glover Nominee
1989 Featured Actor in a Musical Bunny Briggs Nominee
1989 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Neil Peter Jampolis
Jane Reisman
Nominee
1989 Musical   Nominee
1989 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Claudio Segovia
Hector Orezzoli
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. 20, 1991 33 $173,156
-
$12,239 $28.78
-
6017
1586
8
0
47.42% 3.05%
Jan. 13, 1991 32 $160,917
-
-$93,480 $28.58
-
5630
1586
8
0
44.37% -11.97%
Jan. 6, 1991 31 $254,397
-
-$125,549 $35.59
-
7148
1586
8
0
56.34% -13.36%
Dec. 30, 1990 30 $379,946
-
- $42.96
-
8844
1586
8
0
69.70% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $968,416
-
  $33.98 27639
50752
32
0
54.46 %  
Cumulative
  $33,601,122
-
  $36.85
$0.00
934331
1365559
829
32
68.42 %  
 
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