Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance

Comedy - Original

Music Box Theatre

  • First Preview: November 5, 2004
  • Opening Date: November 21, 2004
  • Closing Date: May 1, 2005
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 163

Lyrics: Wayne Barker, Barry Humphries

Music: Wayne Barker

Synopsis

Self-proclaimed "gigastar" Dame Edna Everage, the drag persona of Australian actor Barry Humphries, returns to Broadway to sing, tell stories of her life and rise to fame, insult her audiences, and, of course, toss them gladioli to take home as souvenirs.

 

Opening Night Cast

Barry Humphries in Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance Barry Humphries Dame Edna Everage
Wayne Barker in Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance Wayne Barker Master of the Dame's Musick
Teri DiGianfelice in Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance Teri DiGianfelice Gorgeous Ednaette
Michelle Pampena in Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance Michelle Pampena Gorgeous Ednaette
Randy Aaron in Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance Randy Aaron Equally Gorgeous TestEdnarones
Gerrard Carter in Dame Edna: Back with a Vengeance Gerrard Carter Equally Gorgeous TestEdnarones
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Opening Night Production Credits

Barry Humphries Barry Humphries Deviser and Writer
Wayne Barker Wayne Barker Music
Barry Humphries Barry Humphries Lyrics
Wayne Barker Wayne Barker Lyrics
  Jason Gilkison Choreographer
  Brian Thomson Production Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Solo Performance Barry Humphries Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Special Theatrical Event Barry Humphries 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 1, 2005 48 $236,347
$532,245
$66,749 $53.26
$86.25
4438
999
7
0
63.46% 18.97%
Apr. 24, 2005 47 $169,598
$532,245
$3,500 $54.52
$86.25
3111
999
7
0
44.49% 2.20%
Apr. 17, 2005 46 $166,098
$532,245
$11,768 $56.17
$86.25
2957
999
7
0
42.29% 4.08%
Apr. 10, 2005 45 $154,330
$532,245
- $57.76
$86.25
2672
999
7
0
38.21% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $726,373
$2,128,980
  $55.43 13178
27972
28
0
47.11 %  
Cumulative
  $7,021,853
$13,673,374
  $62.84
$86.25
110199
179820
163
17
61.28 %  
 
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