The Heiress

Drama - Revival

Cort Theatre

  • First Preview: February 9, 1995
  • Opening Date: March 9, 1995
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1995
  • Previews: 33
  • Performances: 340

Playwright: Augustus Goetz, Ruth Goetz

Synopsis

Plain Catherine Sloper, who lives a spinster's life with her unloving father and eccentric aunt, is courted by the dashing Morris Townsend, seemingly for love and not for money, in this adaptation of the Henry James novel Washington Square.

 

Opening Night Cast

Philip Bosco in The Heiress Philip Bosco Dr. Austin Sloper
Patricia Conolly in The Heiress Patricia Conolly Elizabeth Almond
Katie Finneran in The Heiress Katie Finneran Maria
Cherry Jones in The Heiress Cherry Jones Catherine Sloper
Karl Kenzler in The Heiress Karl Kenzler Arthur Townsend
Lizbeth MacKay in The Heiress Lizbeth MacKay Mrs. Montgomery
Michelle O'Neill Marian Almond
Frances Sternhagen in The Heiress Frances Sternhagen Lavinia Penniman
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ruth Goetz Writer
  Augustus Goetz Writer
  Gerald Gutierrez Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
  Beverly Emmons Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Outstanding Actor in a Play Philip Bosco Nominee
1995 Outstanding Actress in a Play Cherry Jones Winner
1995 Outstanding Costume Design Jane Greenwood Nominee
1995 Outstanding Director of a Play Gerald Gutierrez Winner
1995 Outstanding Lighting Design Beverly Emmons Nominee
1995 Outstanding Revival - Reinterpretation   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Actress in a Play Cherry Jones Winner
1995 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Jane Greenwood Nominee
1995 Direction of a Play Gerald Gutierrez Winner
1995 Featured Actress in a Play Frances Sternhagen Winner
1995 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Beverly Emmons Nominee
1995 Revival of a Play   Winner
1995 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) John Lee Beatty 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
Dec. 31, 1995 31 $346,798
-
$156,209 $40.46
$55.00
8572
1095
8
0
97.85% 34.12%
Dec. 24, 1995 30 $190,589
-
-$23,083 $34.14
$55.00
5583
1095
8
0
63.73% -6.84%
Dec. 17, 1995 29 $213,672
-
-$31,973 $34.56
$55.00
6182
1095
8
0
70.57% -13.57%
Dec. 10, 1995 28 $245,645
-
- $33.33
$55.00
7371
1095
8
0
84.14% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $996,704
-
  $35.62 27708
35040
32
0
79.08 %  
Cumulative
  $9,669,425
-
  $30.31
$55.00
318243
408435
340
33
77.92 %  
 
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