Lost in Yonkers

Comedy - Original

Richard Rodgers Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 12, 1991
  • Opening Date: February 21, 1991
  • Closing Date: January 3, 1993
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 780

Playwright: Neil Simon

Synopsis

Two brothers are sent to live with their formidable German grandmother, their childlike aunt and their gangster uncle in Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning semi-autobiographical play.

 

Opening Night Cast

Mercedes Ruehl in Lost in Yonkers Mercedes Ruehl Bella
Kevin Spacey in Lost in Yonkers Kevin Spacey Louie
Irene Worth in Lost in Yonkers Irene Worth Grandma Kurnitz
Mark Blum in Lost in Yonkers Mark Blum Eddie
Danny Gerard Arty
Lauren Klein in Lost in Yonkers Lauren Klein Gert
Jamie Marsh Jay
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Writer
Gene Saks Gene Saks Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Thomas Morse Sound Design
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Most Promising Male Performer Danny Gerard Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Play Mercedes Ruehl Winner
1991 Outstanding Costume Design Santo Loquasto Nominee
1991 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Kevin Spacey Winner
1991 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Irene Worth Winner
1991 Outstanding New Play   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actress in a Play Mercedes Ruehl Winner
1991 Outstanding Director Gene Saks Winner
1991 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Neil Simon Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Actress in a Play Mercedes Ruehl Winner
1991 Direction of a Play Gene Saks Nominee
1991 Featured Actor in a Play Kevin Spacey Winner
1991 Featured Actress in a Play Irene Worth Winner
1991 Play   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
Jan. 3, 1993 31 $306,474
-
$129,401 $30.06
-
10197
1368
8
0
93.17% 34.09%
Dec. 27, 1992 30 $177,073
-
$50,887 $27.39
-
6466
1368
8
0
59.08% 15.69%
Dec. 20, 1992 29 $126,186
-
-$53,842 $26.57
-
4749
1368
8
0
43.39% -18.79%
Dec. 13, 1992 28 $180,028
-
- $26.46
-
6805
1368
8
0
62.18% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $789,761
-
  $27.62 28217
43776
32
0
64.46 %  
Cumulative
  $23,275,602
-
  $29.68
$0.00
772566
1082088
780
11
71.40 %  
 
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