Closer

Drama - Original

Music Box Theatre

  • First Preview: March 9, 1999
  • Opening Date: March 25, 1999
  • Closing Date: August 22, 1999
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 172

Playwright: Patrick Marber

Synopsis

Two men and two women in contemporary Britain change partners and contemplate the futility of love in Patrick Marber's play.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Patrick Marber Patrick Marber Playwright
  Paddy Cunneen Original Music
Patrick Marber Patrick Marber Director
  Vicki Mortimer Scenic Design
  Vicki Mortimer Costume Design
Hugh Vanstone Hugh Vanstone Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Outstanding Director of a Play Patrick Marber Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Ciarán Hinds Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Natasha Richardson Nominee
1999 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Anna Friel Winner
1999 Outstanding New Play Patrick Marber Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Best Foreign Play Patrick Marber Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Outstanding Director of a Play Patrick Marber Nominee
1999 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee
1999 Special Award Natasha Richardson
Rupert Graves
Anna Friel
Ciarán Hinds
Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 Theatre World Award Ciarán Hinds Winner
1999 Theatre World Award Rupert Graves Winner
1999 Theatre World Award Anna Friel Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1999 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
Aug. 22, 1999 12 $148,298
$413,520
$9,029 $31.57
$60.00
4697
1009
8
0
58.19% 2.40%
Aug. 15, 1999 11 $139,269
$413,520
$14,071 $30.93
$60.00
4503
1009
8
0
55.79% 9.94%
Aug. 8, 1999 10 $125,198
$413,520
-$925 $33.83
$60.00
3701
1009
8
0
45.85% 1.14%
Aug. 1, 1999 9 $126,123
$413,520
- $34.95
$60.00
3609
1009
8
0
44.71% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $538,888
$1,654,080
  $32.82 16510
32288
32
0
51.13 %  
Cumulative
  $5,318,897
$9,769,404
  $39.74
$60.00
131326
190701
172
17
68.86 %  
 
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