An Ideal Husband

Comedy - Revival

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

  • First Preview: April 25, 1996
  • Opening Date: May 1, 1996
  • Closing Date: January 26, 1997
  • Previews: 7
  • Performances: 307

Playwright: Oscar Wilde

Synopsis

Sir Robert Chiltern, a newly married and upstanding politician, is threatened when a past scandal is revealed and he must turn to his old friend (who is his wife's former lover) for help, in Oscar Wilde's satire of politics and social intrigue.

 

Opening Night Cast

Martin Shaw Lord Goring
Anna Cateret Mrs. Cheveley
Michael Denison The Earl of Caversham
Penny Downie Lady Chiltern
Dulcie Gray Lady Markby
David Yelland Sir Robert Chiltern
Rufus Collins in An Ideal Husband Rufus Collins Mr. Barford
Allison Daugherty Mrs. Marchmont
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Opening Night Production Credits

Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde Writer
  Peter Hall Director
  Carl Toms Scenic Design
  Carl Toms Costume Design
  Joe Atkins Lighting Design
  Stuart Thompson Productions General Manager
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Martin Shaw Winner
1996 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Theatre World Award   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Actor in a Play Martin Shaw Nominee
1996 Direction of a Play Peter Hall Nominee
1996 Revival of a 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
Jan. 26, 1997 35 $204,612
-
$11,671 $33.39
$55.00
6128
1096
8
0
69.89% 5.38%
Jan. 19, 1997 34 $192,941
-
$42,418 $34.11
$55.00
5656
1096
8
0
64.51% 9.35%
Jan. 12, 1997 33 $150,523
-
-$18,045 $31.13
$55.00
4836
1096
8
0
55.16% 5.71%
Jan. 5, 1997 32 $168,568
-
- $38.88
$55.00
4336
1096
8
0
49.45% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $716,644
-
  $34.38 20956
35072
32
0
59.75 %  
Cumulative
  $7,755,341
$2,039,185
  $35.04
$55.00
220920
344144
307
7
64.19 %  
 
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