The Merchant of Venice

Comedy - Revival

46th Street Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 29, 1989
  • Opening Date: December 19, 1989
  • Closing Date: March 10, 1990
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 84

Playwright: William Shakespeare

Synopsis

Moneylender Shylock forces the Christian merchant Antonio to offer him a "pound of flesh" in exchange for money to allow Antonio's friend to marry the beautiful and wealthy Portia, in William Shakespeare's tale of revenge, greed and religion.

 

Opening Night Cast

William Beckwith Ensemble
Neal Benari in The Merchant of Venice Neal Benari Ensemble
Balthasar
Ben Browder Leonardo
Francesca Buller Jessica
Donald Burton Salerio
Michael Carter Prince of Aragon
Margery Daley Ensemble
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Peter Hall Director
  Chris Dyer Scenic Design
  Chris Dyer Costume Design
  Neil Peter Jampolis Lighting Design
Mark Henderson Mark Henderson Original Lighting
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actress in a Play Geraldine James Winner
1990 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Dustin Hoffman Nominee
1990 Outstanding Revival   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Actor in a Play Dustin Hoffman Nominee
1990 Actress in a Play Geraldine James Nominee
1990 Direction of a Play Peter Hall Nominee
1990 Revival (Play or 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
Mar. 11, 1990 41 $259,271
-
$5,325 $27.73
-
9351
1332
8
0
87.75% 1.08%
Mar. 4, 1990 40 $253,946
-
-$171,089 $27.50
-
9236
1332
8
0
86.67% -0.82%
Feb. 25, 1990 39 $425,035
-
$4,151 $45.59
-
9323
1332
8
0
87.49% -12.13%
Feb. 18, 1990 38 $420,884
-
- $45.31
-
9289
1332
7
0
99.62% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,359,136
-
  $36.53 37199
41292
31
0
90.09 %  
Cumulative
  $5,444,942
-
  $41.50
$0.00
131041
137196
84
19
95.51 %  
 
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