Barrymore

Drama - Original

Music Box Theatre

  • First Preview: March 14, 1997
  • Opening Date: March 25, 1997
  • Closing Date: November 2, 1997
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 236

Playwright: William Luce

Synopsis

Legendary actor John Barrymore struggles to recreate his acclaimed performance of Richard III, while also recalling his past triumphs and scandals involving booze and women.

 

Opening Night Cast

Christopher Plummer in Barrymore Christopher Plummer John Barrymore
Michael Mastro in Barrymore Michael Mastro Frank
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Luce Writer
Gene Saks Gene Saks Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Costume Design
Natasha Katz Natasha Katz Lighting Design
  Michael Kriston Hair Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Outstanding Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Outstanding Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Actor in a Play Christopher Plummer Winner

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
Nov. 2, 1997 22 $260,419
$270,207
$14,390 $41.51
$45.00
6273
1010
7
0
88.73% 4.80%
Oct. 26, 1997 21 $246,029
$270,207
-$29,830 $41.46
$45.00
5934
1010
7
0
83.93% -12.21%
Oct. 19, 1997 20 $275,859
$270,207
$14,038 $40.59
$45.00
6797
1010
7
0
96.14% 3.85%
Oct. 12, 1997 19 $261,821
$270,207
- $40.13
$45.00
6525
1010
7
0
92.29% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,044,128
$1,080,828
  $40.92 25529
28280
28
0
90.27 %  
Cumulative
  $6,566,575
$9,804,654
  $37.62
$45.00
174965
250480
236
12
69.85 %  
 
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