True West

Drama - Original

Circle in the Square Theatre

  • First Preview: February 17, 2000
  • Opening Date: March 9, 2000
  • Closing Date: July 29, 2000
  • Previews: 21
  • Performances: 154

Playwright: Sam Shepard

Synopsis

A moderately successful screenwriter and his drifter brother reunite to discuss their mother's recently abandoned house, leading to the airing of old resentments and some unexpected twists in the relationship.

Notes:

Matthew Warchus' production of True West was originally commissioned by the West Yorkshire Playhouse in a co-production with the Donmar Warehouse.

 

Opening Night Cast

Philip Seymour  Hoffman in True West Philip Seymour Hoffman Lee
Austin
John C.  Reilly in True West John C. Reilly Austin
Lee
Robert LuPone in True West Robert LuPone Saul Kimmer
Celia Weston in True West Celia Weston Mom
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sam Shepard Playwright
  Claire van Kampen Composer
Matthew Warchus Matthew Warchus Director
Rob Howell Rob Howell Scenic Design
Rob Howell Rob Howell Costume Design
Brian MacDevitt Brian MacDevitt Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actor in a Play Philip Seymour Hoffman Nominee
2000 Outstanding Revival of a Play Sam Shepard Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee
2000 Special Award Philip Seymour Hoffman
John C. Reilly
Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Theatre World Award Philip Seymour Hoffman Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Actor in a Play Philip Seymour Hoffman Nominee
2000 Actor in a Play John C. Reilly Nominee
2000 Direction of a Play Matthew Warchus Nominee
2000 Play   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
Jul. 30, 2000 9 $60,691
$155,074
-$25,686 $35.04
$67.50
1732
631
4
0
68.62% 10.68%
Jul. 23, 2000 8 $86,377
$271,380
$9,780 $33.75
$67.50
2559
631
7
0
57.94% 12.30%
Jul. 16, 2000 7 $76,597
$271,380
-$6,551 $37.99
$67.50
2016
631
7
0
45.64% -3.81%
Jul. 9, 2000 6 $83,148
$271,380
- $38.07
$67.50
2184
631
7
0
49.45% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $306,813
$969,214
  $36.21 8491
15775
25
0
53.83 %  
Cumulative
  $5,035,352
$6,511,702
  $49.90
$67.50
95525
110141
154
21
86.73 %  
 
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