The Father

Play - Revival

Criterion Center Stage Right

  • First Preview: December 14, 1996
  • Opening Date: January 11, 1996
  • Closing Date: February 18, 1996
  • Previews: 30
  • Performances: 52

Playwright: August Strindberg

Synopsis

A captain and his wife disagree over how to raise their daughter, with the wife going so far as to insinuate the daughter is not her husband's in order to drive him insane and get her way, in August Strindberg's 1887 indictment of marriage and religion.

 

Opening Night Cast

Frank Langella in The Father Frank Langella The Captain
Gail Strickland Laura
Tom Beckett in The Father Tom Beckett Doctor Östermark
Angela Bettis Bertha
Ivar Brogger The Pastor
Irene Dailey Old Margaret
Garret Dillahunt Nöjd
William Verderber Orderly
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Opening Night Production Credits

August Strindberg August Strindberg Playwright
  Clifford Williams Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Martin Pakledinaz Martin Pakledinaz Costume Design
Kenneth Posner Kenneth Posner Lighting Design
John Gromada John Gromada Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1995 - 1996

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Actor in a Play Frank Langella 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
Feb. 25, 1996 39 $155,985
-
$31,876 $39.07
$55.00
3992
499
8
0
100.00% 0.00%
Feb. 18, 1996 38 $124,109
-
-$14,277 $31.09
$55.00
3992
499
8
0
100.00% 0.00%
Feb. 11, 1996 37 $138,386
-
-$680 $34.67
$55.00
3992
499
8
0
100.00% 0.00%
Feb. 4, 1996 36 $139,066
-
- $34.84
$55.00
3992
499
8
0
100.00% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $557,546
-
  $34.92 15968
15968
32
0
100.00 %  
Cumulative
  $1,320,017
-
  $33.41
$55.00
39470
40918
52
30
96.46 %  
 
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