The Grapes of Wrath

Drama - Original

Cort Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 13, 1990
  • Opening Date: March 22, 1990
  • Closing Date: September 2, 1990
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 188

Playwright: John Steinbeck, Frank Galati

Synopsis

The Joads, a family of sharecroppers in Oklahoma, are driven west by the Depression and the drought of the Dust Bowl, in Frank Galati's adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel.

 

Opening Night Cast

Calvin Lennon Armitage Winfield
Jeremiah Birkett The Man in the Barn's Son
Robert Breuler Pa
P.J. Brown Agricultural Officer
Cheryl Lynn Bruce Elizabeth Sandry
2nd Narrator
Keith Byron-Kirk in The Grapes of Wrath Keith Byron-Kirk Car Salesman
Ron Crawford in The Grapes of Wrath Ron Crawford Mayer of Hooverville
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Frank Galati Book Adaptor
John Steinbeck John Steinbeck Based on the novel by
  Frank Galati Director
  Kevin Rigdon Scenic Design
  Erin Quigley Costume Design
  Kevin Rigdon Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actor in a Play Gary Sinise Nominee
1990 Outstanding Director of a Play Frank Galati Winner
1990 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Francis Guinan Nominee
1990 Outstanding Lighting Design Kevin Rigdon Nominee
1990 Outstanding Set Design Kevin Rigdon Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Best Play Frank Galati Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actor in a Play Gary Sinise Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actress in a Play Lois Smith Nominee
1990 Outstanding Director Frank Galati Nominee
1990 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Erin Quigley Nominee
1990 Direction of a Play Frank Galati Winner
1990 Featured Actor in a Play Gary Sinise Nominee
1990 Featured Actor in a Play Terry Kinney Nominee
1990 Featured Actress in a Play Lois Smith Nominee
1990 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Kevin Rigdon Nominee
1990 Play   Winner
1990 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Kevin Rigdon 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
Sep. 2, 1990 13 $268,726
-
$36,386 $33.30
-
8070
1044
8
0
96.62% 7.25%
Aug. 26, 1990 12 $232,340
-
$22,419 $31.13
-
7464
1044
8
0
89.37% 6.96%
Aug. 19, 1990 11 $209,921
-
$4,400 $30.50
-
6883
1044
8
0
82.41% 2.78%
Aug. 12, 1990 10 $205,521
-
- $30.90
-
6651
1044
8
0
79.63% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $916,508
-
  $31.46 29068
33408
32
0
87.01 %  
Cumulative
  $5,031,529
-
  $31.81
$0.00
158138
207756
188
11
76.12 %  
 
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