Fortune's Fool

Comedy - Original

Music Box Theatre

  • First Preview: March 8, 2002
  • Opening Date: April 2, 2002
  • Closing Date: July 21, 2002
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 127

Playwright: Ivan Sergeyevitch Turgenev

Synopsis

In Ivan Turgenev's 1854 comedy-drama a down-on-his-luck Russian aristocrat clashes with his wealthy neighbor and worries that he will be turned out of the house he has stayed in for years by a young bride he knew as a child.

 

Opening Night Cast

Alan Bates Vassily Semyonitch Kuzovkin
Frank Langella in Fortune's Fool Frank Langella Flegont Alexandrovitch Tropatchov
Enid Graham in Fortune's Fool Enid Graham Olga Petrovna
Benedick Bates Pavel Nikolaitch Yeletsky ("Paul")
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ivan Sergeyevitch Turgenev Writer
Arthur Penn Arthur Penn Director
John Arnone John Arnone Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
Brian Nason Brian Nason Lighting Design
Brian Ronan Brian Ronan Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2001 - 2002

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play Alan Bates Winner
2002 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Frank Langella Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play Alan Bates Winner
2002 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Frank Langella Winner
2002 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Actor in a Play Alan Bates Winner
2002 Featured Actor in a Play Frank Langella Winner
2002 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
Jul. 21, 2002 8 $285,838
$514,275
$33,062 $43.32
$76.25
6599
1001
8
0
82.41% 6.56%
Jul. 14, 2002 7 $252,776
$514,275
$66,910 $41.62
$76.25
6074
1001
8
0
75.85% 11.04%
Jul. 7, 2002 6 $185,866
$449,991
-$47,545 $40.93
$76.25
4541
1001
7
0
64.81% 0.09%
Jun. 30, 2002 5 $233,411
$514,275
- $45.03
$76.25
5183
1001
8
0
64.72% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $957,891
$1,992,816
  $42.73 22397
31031
31
0
72.18 %  
Cumulative
  $4,318,899
$9,995,536
  $43.71
$76.25
98735
155635
127
28
63.44 %  
 
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