Blood Brothers

Musical - Original

Music Box Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 14, 1993
  • Opening Date: April 25, 1993
  • Closing Date: April 30, 1995
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 840

Lyrics: Willy Russell

Book: Willy Russell

Music: Willy Russell

Synopsis

Twin English brothers are separated at birth, with one raised in wealth and the other in poverty, and grow to be friends and then bitter enemies without knowing their blood connection.

 

Opening Night Cast

Stephanie Lawrence Mrs. Johnstone
Con O'Neill Mickey
Mark Michael Hutchinson Eddie
Warwick Evans Narrator
Barbara Walsh in Blood Brothers Barbara Walsh Mrs. Lyons
Jan Graveson Linda
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Willy Russell Book
  Willy Russell Music
  Willy Russell Lyrics
Bill Kenwright Bill Kenwright Director
  Bob Tomson Director
  Andy Walmsley Scenic Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1992 - 1993

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Con O'Neill Nominee
1993 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Mark Michael Hutchinson Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Theatre World Award Stephanie Lawrence Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Actor in a Musical Con O'Neill Nominee
1993 Actress in a Musical Stephanie Lawrence Nominee
1993 Book of a Musical Willy Russell Nominee
1993 Direction of a Musical Bill Kenwright
Bob Tomson
Nominee
1993 Featured Actress in a Musical Jan Graveson Nominee
1993 Musical   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
Apr. 30, 1995 48 $137,333
-
-$32,046 $33.69
-
4076
992
8
0
51.36% -5.33%
Apr. 23, 1995 47 $169,379
-
$81,711 $37.65
-
4499
992
8
0
56.69% 23.34%
Apr. 16, 1995 46 $87,668
-
-$5,436 $33.12
-
2647
992
8
0
33.35% -3.49%
Apr. 9, 1995 45 $93,104
-
- $31.84
-
2924
992
8
0
36.84% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $487,484
-
  $34.08 14146
31744
32
0
44.56 %  
Cumulative
  $20,752,831
-
  $37.13
$0.00
555459
846176
840
13
65.64 %  
 
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