Sex and Longing

Comedy - Original

Cort Theatre

  • First Preview: September 12, 1996
  • Opening Date: October 10, 1996
  • Closing Date: November 17, 1996
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 46

Playwright: Christopher Durang

Synopsis

Nymphomaniac Lulu and her gay roommate Justin have just published a coffee table book detailing their many sexual encounters, getting them into hot water with a moralistic senator's wife and minister, in Christopher Durang's comedy.

 

Opening Night Cast

Sigourney Weaver in Sex and Longing Sigourney Weaver Lulu
Guy Boyd Senator Harry McCrea
Jay Goede in Sex and Longing Jay Goede Justin
Dana Ivey in Sex and Longing Dana Ivey Bridget McCrea
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Opening Night Production Credits

Christopher Durang Christopher Durang Writer
  Garland Wright Director
John Arnone John Arnone Scenic Design
Susan Hilferty Susan Hilferty Costume Design
Brian MacDevitt Brian MacDevitt Lighting Design
John Gromada John Gromada Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1996 - 1997

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Dana Ivey 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
Nov. 17, 1996 25 $155,719
-
-$1,265 $24.16
$45.00
6444
1039
8
0
77.53% 0.22%
Nov. 10, 1996 24 $156,984
-
$9,100 $24.43
$45.00
6426
1039
8
0
77.31% 6.10%
Nov. 3, 1996 23 $147,884
-
-$9,794 $24.98
$45.00
5919
1039
8
0
71.21% -9.50%
Oct. 27, 1996 22 $157,678
-
- $23.50
$45.00
6709
1039
8
0
80.71% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $618,265
-
  $24.27 25498
33248
32
0
76.69 %  
Cumulative
  $1,474,936
-
  $22.54
$45.00
65593
78964
46
30
83.07 %  
 
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