London Assurance

Comedy - Revival

Criterion Center Stage Right

  • First Preview: April 16, 1997
  • Opening Date: April 30, 1997
  • Closing Date: June 29, 1997
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 72

Playwright: Dion Boucicault

Lyrics: Ethel Barrymore Colt

Synopsis

London widower Sir Harcourt Courtly falls for a Gloucestershire heiress — the same heiress his son is pursuing — in Dion Boucicault's 1841 comedy.

 

Opening Night Cast

Brian Bedford in London Assurance Brian Bedford Sir Harcourt Courtly
Helen Carey in London Assurance Helen Carey Lady Gay Spanker
John Horton in London Assurance John Horton Cool
Ken Jennings in London Assurance Ken Jennings Mr. Adolphus Spanker
John Christopher Jones in London Assurance John Christopher Jones Mark Meddle
Kathryn Meisle in London Assurance Kathryn Meisle Grace Harkaway
Robert Neill in London Assurance Robert Neill Martin
Rita Pietropinto in London Assurance Rita Pietropinto Pert
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Dion Boucicault Playwright
Joe Dowling Joe Dowling Director
Derek McLane Derek McLane Set Design
Catherine Zuber Catherine Zuber Costume Design
  Blake Burba Lighting Design
Mark Bennett Mark Bennett Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1996 - 1997

 
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Awards


Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Theatre World Award Helen Carey Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Actor in a Play Brian Bedford Nominee
1997 Featured Actress in a Play Helen Carey Nominee
1997 Revival of a 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
Jun. 29, 1997 4 $131,415
$219,560
-$18,068 $35.43
$55.00
3709
499
8
0
92.91% -7.09%
Jun. 22, 1997 3 $149,483
$219,560
-$2,092 $37.45
$55.00
3992
499
8
0
100.00% 0.70%
Jun. 15, 1997 2 $151,575
$219,560
-$1,525 $38.24
$55.00
3964
499
8
0
99.30% 1.40%
Jun. 8, 1997 1 $153,100
$219,560
- $39.18
$55.00
3908
499
8
0
97.90% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $585,573
$878,240
  $37.58 15573
15968
32
0
97.53 %  
Cumulative
  $1,493,967
$878,240
  $37.30
$55.00
39976
42914
72
14
93.15 %  
 
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