The Green Bird

Musical - Original

Cort Theatre

  • First Preview: April 1, 2000
  • Opening Date: April 18, 2000
  • Closing Date: June 4, 2000
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 56

Music: Elliot Goldenthal

Book: Carlo Gozzi

Synopsis

Carlo Gozzi's adaptation of a 17th-century Italian fable about a prince trapped inside a bird is brought to theatrical life through the use of masks, body paint to suggest a statue that comes to life, and other effects created by the music of Elliot Goldenthal and the direction of Julie Taymor.

 

Opening Night Cast

Ken Barnett in The Green Bird Ken Barnett Servant/Marching Band/Puppeteer
Reg E. Cathey in The Green Bird Reg E. Cathey Brighella
Didi Conn in The Green Bird Didi Conn Smeraldina
Ned Eisenberg in The Green Bird Ned Eisenberg Truffaldino
Ramón Flowers in The Green Bird Ramón Flowers Dancing Water
Servant/Marching Band/Puppeteer
Edward Hibbert in The Green Bird Edward Hibbert Tartagliona
Lee Lewis in The Green Bird Lee Lewis Pompea
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Carlo Gozzi Playwright
  Albert Bermel Translation
  Ted Emery Translation
  Elliot Goldenthal Music
Julie Taymor Julie Taymor Director
Daniel Ezralow Daniel Ezralow Musical Staging
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1999 - 2000

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Most Promising Male Performer Derek Smith Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Costume Design Constance Hoffman Winner
2000 Outstanding Lighting Design Donald Holder Nominee
2000 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Constance Hoffman Nominee
2000 Featured Actor in a Play Derek Smith 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
Jun. 4, 2000 1 $144,941
$496,717
-$7,816 $53.21
$75.00
2724
1027
8
0
33.15% -2.32%
May 28, 2000 52 $152,757
$496,717
-$20,635 $52.42
$75.00
2914
1027
8
0
35.47% -2.81%
May 21, 2000 51 $173,392
$496,717
-$4,765 $55.13
$75.00
3145
1027
8
0
38.28% -2.06%
May 14, 2000 50 $178,157
$496,717
- $53.76
$75.00
3314
1027
8
0
40.34% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $649,247
$1,986,868
  $53.63 12097
32864
32
0
36.81 %  
Cumulative
  $1,787,997
$4,527,585
  $49.81
$75.00
37182
73227
56
15
50.78 %  
 
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