Les Liaisons Dangereuses

Drama - Original

Music Box Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 21, 1987
  • Opening Date: April 30, 1987
  • Closing Date: September 6, 1987
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 149

Playwright: Christopher Hampton

Synopsis

In this adaptation of the 1782 novel, two rival aristocrats use seduction and debauchery in a cruel game of revenge, manipulation and degradation.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jean Anderson Madame de Rosemonde
Lucy Aston Émilie
Suzanne Burden La Présidente de Tourvel
Michael Dansicker Harpsichord
Lindsay Duncan in Les Liaisons Dangereuses Lindsay Duncan La Marquise de Merteuil
Beatie Edney Cécile Volanges
Barry Heins Major-domo
Hilton McRae Le Chevalier Danceny
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Opening Night Production Credits

Christopher Hampton Christopher Hampton Writer
  Howard Davies Director
Bob Crowley Bob Crowley Scenic Design
Bob Crowley Bob Crowley Costume Design
Chris Parry Chris Parry Lighting Design
  Otts Munderloh Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1986 - 1987

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play Alan Rickman Nominee
1987 Outstanding Actress in a Play Lindsay Duncan Nominee
1987 Outstanding Costume Design Bob Crowley Nominee
1987 Outstanding Director of a Play Howard Davies Winner
1987 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Suzanne Burden Nominee
1987 Outstanding Lighting Design Chris Parry Winner
1987 Outstanding New Play   Nominee
1987 Outstanding Set Design Bob Crowley Nominee
1987 Theatre World Award Lindsay Duncan Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Best Foreign Play Christopher Hampton Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Theatre World Award Lindsay Duncan Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Actor in a Play Alan Rickman Nominee
1987 Actress in a Play Lindsay Duncan Nominee
1987 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Bob Crowley Nominee
1987 Direction of a Play Howard Davies Nominee
1987 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Beverly Emmons
Chris Parry
Nominee
1987 Play   Nominee
1987 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Bob Crowley 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
Sep. 6, 1987 14 $244,136
-
$16,808 $31.75
-
7690
968
8
0
99.30% 2.44%
Aug. 30, 1987 13 $227,328
-
$35,588 $30.31
-
7501
968
8
0
96.86% 4.66%
Aug. 23, 1987 12 $191,740
-
-$5,121 $26.85
-
7140
968
8
0
92.20% -3.93%
Aug. 16, 1987 11 $196,861
-
- $26.45
-
7444
968
8
0
96.13% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $860,065
-
  $28.84 29775
30976
32
0
96.12 %  
Cumulative
  $3,910,600
-
  $28.34
$0.00
137581
151976
149
8
90.53 %  
 
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