Desire Under the Elms

Drama - Revival

St. James Theatre

  • First Preview: April 14, 2009
  • Opening Date: April 27, 2009
  • Closing Date: May 24, 2009
  • Previews: 16
  • Performances: 32

Playwright: Eugene O'Neill

Synopsis

In Eugene O'Neill's modern retelling of Greek tragedy, a widowed farmer brings home a young bride. Initially his grown son abhors the new stepmother, but soon his hatred turns to lust.

 

Opening Night Cast

Brian Dennehy in Desire Under the Elms Brian Dennehy Ephraim Cabot
Carla Gugino in Desire Under the Elms Carla Gugino Abbie Putnam
Pablo Schreiber in Desire Under the Elms Pablo Schreiber Eben Cabot
Boris McGiver in Desire Under the Elms Boris McGiver Peter Cabot
Daniel Stewart Sherman in Desire Under the Elms Daniel Stewart Sherman Simeon Cabot
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Opening Night Production Credits

Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill Playwright
Richard Woodbury Richard Woodbury Original Music
Robert Falls Robert Falls Director
  Walt Spangler Scenic Design
Ana Kuzmanic Ana Kuzmanic Costume Design
  Michael S. Philippi Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2008 - 2009

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Music in a Play Richard Woodbury Nominee
2009 Outstanding Set Design of a Play Walt Spangler Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Distinguished Revival of a Play   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Play Carla Gugino Nominee
2009 Outstanding Set Design Walt Spangler 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
May 24, 2009 52 $346,570
$1,070,492
$96,815 $56.23
$252.00
6163
1403
8
0
54.91% 16.04%
May 17, 2009 51 $249,755
$1,070,492
$57,493 $57.24
$252.00
4363
1403
8
0
38.87% 8.44%
May 10, 2009 50 $192,262
$1,070,492
-$11,483 $56.30
$252.00
3415
1403
8
0
30.43% -7.24%
May 3, 2009 49 $203,745
$1,070,492
- $48.19
$252.00
4228
1403
8
0
37.67% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $992,332
$4,281,968
  $54.49 18169
44896
32
0
40.47 %  
Cumulative
  $1,381,950
$6,422,952
  $52.11
$252.00
26397
67344
32
16
39.20 %  
 
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