The Play's the Thing

Farce - Revival

Criterion Center Stage Right

  • First Preview: June 17, 1995
  • Opening Date: July 9, 1995
  • Closing Date: August 17, 1995
  • Previews: 26
  • Performances: 45

Playwright: Ferenc Molnár

Synopsis

In Ferenc Molnar's farce, a young playwright is distraught when he overhears the actress he loves having an affair with another man. His mentor must convince him that she is only rehearsing a play — and that he must write her a better one.

 

Opening Night Cast

Paul Benedict in The Play's the Thing Paul Benedict Johann Dwornitschek
Peter Frechette in The Play's the Thing Peter Frechette Sandor Turai
Jay Goede in The Play's the Thing Jay Goede Albert Adam
Joe Grifasi in The Play's the Thing Joe Grifasi Mansky
Keith Reddin in The Play's the Thing Keith Reddin Mr. Mell
J.  Smith-Cameron in The Play's the Thing J. Smith-Cameron Ilona Szabo
Jeff Weiss in The Play's the Thing Jeff Weiss Almady
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ferenc Molnár Playwright
  Gloria Muzio Director
  Stephan Olson Scenic Design
Jess Goldstein Jess Goldstein Costume Design
Peter Kaczorowski Peter Kaczorowski Lighting Design
  Douglas J. Cuomo Sound Design
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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
Aug. 20, 1995 12 $59,612
-
-$69,539 $29.87
$50.00
1996
499
4
0
100.00% 1.78%
Aug. 13, 1995 11 $129,151
-
$11,822 $32.94
$50.00
3921
499
8
0
98.22% 15.53%
Aug. 6, 1995 10 $117,329
-
$2,438 $35.54
$50.00
3301
499
8
0
82.69% -10.50%
Jul. 30, 1995 9 $114,891
-
- $30.88
$50.00
3720
499
8
0
93.19% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $420,983
-
  $32.31 12938
13972
28
0
92.60 %  
Cumulative
  $969,991
-
  $29.92
$50.00
32156
35429
45
26
90.76 %  
 
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