Festen

Drama - Original

Music Box Theatre

  • First Preview: March 23, 2006
  • Opening Date: April 9, 2006
  • Closing Date: May 20, 2006
  • Previews: 20
  • Performances: 49

Playwright: David Eldridge

Synopsis

In an adaptation of the Danish film The Celebration by British playwright David Eldridge, a young man rises to toast his father on his 60th birthday and instead launches into a hysterical diatribe accusing the honoree of childhood sexual abuse.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

David Eldridge David Eldridge Dramatization
  Orlando Gough Music
Rufus Norris Rufus Norris Director
Ian MacNeil Ian MacNeil Set Design
Joan Wadge Joan Wadge Costume Design
Jean Kalman Jean Kalman Lighting Design
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding New Broadway 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
May 21, 2006 51 $128,392
$646,700
-$37,354 $50.08
$151.25
2564
1009
8
0
31.76% -5.12%
May 14, 2006 50 $165,746
$646,700
-$20,435 $55.68
$151.25
2977
1009
8
0
36.88% -5.54%
May 7, 2006 49 $186,181
$646,700
-$27,428 $54.38
$151.25
3424
1009
8
0
42.42% -3.54%
Apr. 30, 2006 48 $213,609
$646,700
- $57.58
$151.25
3710
1009
8
0
45.96% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $693,928
$2,586,800
  $54.43 12675
32288
32
0
39.26 %  
Cumulative
  $1,853,946
$5,584,280
  $53.19
$151.25
35065
69621
49
20
50.37 %  
 
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