Speed-the-Plow

Play - Revival

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

  • First Preview: October 3, 2008
  • Opening Date: October 23, 2008
  • Closing Date: February 22, 2009
  • Previews: 24
  • Performances: 140

Playwright: David Mamet

Synopsis

David Mamet satirizes Hollywood's chasm between business and art as two powerful producers debate whether to produce a spiritual novel or a surefire blockbuster.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jeremy Piven in Speed-the-Plow Jeremy Piven Bobby Gould
Raúl Esparza in Speed-the-Plow Raúl Esparza Charlie Fox
Elisabeth Moss in Speed-the-Plow Elisabeth Moss Karen
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Opening Night Production Credits

David Mamet David Mamet Playwright
Neil Pepe Neil Pepe Director
Scott Pask Scott Pask Scenic Design
Laura Bauer Laura Bauer Costume Design
Brian MacDevitt Brian MacDevitt Lighting Design
  Richards/Climan, Inc. General Manager
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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 Actor in a Play Raúl Esparza 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 Actor in a Play Raúl Esparza Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Actor in a Play Raúl Esparza 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
Feb. 22, 2009 39 $406,860
$794,546
-$13,127 $69.52
$250.00
5852
1058
8
0
69.14% -2.93%
Feb. 15, 2009 38 $419,987
$794,546
$96,495 $68.85
$250.00
6100
1058
8
0
72.07% 14.35%
Feb. 8, 2009 37 $323,492
$794,546
$20,025 $66.22
$250.00
4885
1058
8
0
57.72% 3.14%
Feb. 1, 2009 36 $303,467
$794,546
- $65.69
$250.00
4620
1058
8
0
54.58% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,453,806
$3,178,184
  $67.57 21457
33856
32
0
63.38 %  
Cumulative
  $8,477,093
$15,924,336
  $73.20
$250.00
114722
173512
140
24
66.12 %  
 
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