The Tale of the Allergist's Wife

Comedy - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • First Preview: October 11, 2000
  • Opening Date: November 2, 2000
  • Closing Date: September 15, 2002
  • Previews: 25
  • Performances: 777

Playwright: Charles Busch

Synopsis

Marjorie, the wife of allergist Ira Taub, cannot rouse herself from a deep personal crisis until her enigmatic childhood friend, Lee, comes to visit in this comedy from veteran playwright Charles Busch.

 

Opening Night Cast

Linda Lavin in The Tale of the Allergist's Wife Linda Lavin Marjorie
Michele Lee Lee
Tony Roberts in The Tale of the Allergist's Wife Tony Roberts Ira
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Charles Busch Writer
Lynne Meadow Lynne Meadow Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
Christopher Akerlind Christopher Akerlind Lighting Design
Bruce Ellman Bruce Ellman Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2000 - 2001

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2000 Outstanding Actress in a Play Linda Lavin Nominee
2000 Outstanding Play Charles Busch Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2001 Actress in a Play Linda Lavin Nominee
2001 Featured Actress in a Play Michele Lee Nominee
2001 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
Sep. 15, 2002 16 $208,242
$492,315
$44,010 $46.09
$75.00
4518
1046
8
0
53.99% 10.46%
Sep. 8, 2002 15 $164,232
$492,315
-$107,654 $45.08
$75.00
3643
1046
8
0
43.53% -27.42%
Sep. 1, 2002 14 $271,886
$492,315
$42,664 $45.80
$75.00
5937
1046
8
0
70.95% 9.90%
Aug. 25, 2002 13 $229,222
$492,315
- $44.87
$75.00
5109
1046
8
0
61.05% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $873,582
$1,969,260
  $45.46 19207
33472
32
0
57.38 %  
Cumulative
  $29,310,727
$49,362,252
  $47.76
$75.00
612691
838892
777
25
73.04 %  
 
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