The Sisters Rosensweig

Play - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 3, 1993
  • Opening Date: March 18, 1993
  • Closing Date: July 16, 1994
  • Previews: 18
  • Performances: 556

Playwright: Wendy Wasserstein

Synopsis

Three Jewish-American sisters come together in London for the eldest's birthday and take stock of their busy lives and relationships with each other and with men.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jane Alexander in The Sisters Rosensweig Jane Alexander Sara Goode
Madeline Kahn in The Sisters Rosensweig Madeline Kahn Gorgeous Teitelbaum
Robert Klein Mervyn Kant
Christine Estabrook in The Sisters Rosensweig Christine Estabrook Pfeni Rosensweig
John Vickery Geoffrey Duncan
John Cunningham in The Sisters Rosensweig John Cunningham Nicholas Pym
Julie Dretzin Tess Goode
Patrick Fitzgerald Tom Valiunus
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Wendy Wasserstein Playwright
William Finn William Finn "Scarlet Pimpernel" song
Daniel Sullivan Daniel Sullivan Director
  Christopher Chadman Dance Sequence Staging
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
Jane Greenwood Jane Greenwood Costume Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1992 - 1993

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Outstanding Actress in a Play Jane Alexander Winner
1993 Outstanding Director of a Play Daniel Sullivan Nominee
1993 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Robert Klein Nominee
1993 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Madeline Kahn Winner
1993 Outstanding New Play Wendy Wasserstein Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Play Robert Klein Winner
1993 Outstanding Actress in a Play Jane Alexander Nominee
1993 Outstanding Actress in a Play Madeline Kahn Winner
1993 Outstanding Director of a Play Daniel Sullivan Winner
1993 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Actress in a Play Madeline Kahn Winner
1993 Actress in a Play Jane Alexander Nominee
1993 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Jane Greenwood Nominee
1993 Direction of a Play Daniel Sullivan Nominee
1993 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
Jul. 17, 1994 7 $196,097
$406,680
$40,179 $26.65
-
7357
1096
8
0
83.91% 18.21%
Jul. 10, 1994 6 $155,918
$406,680
$780 $27.06
-
5761
1096
8
0
65.70% -5.74%
Jul. 3, 1994 5 $155,138
$406,680
$1,822 $24.77
-
6264
1096
8
0
71.44% 10.83%
Jun. 26, 1994 4 $153,316
$406,680
- $28.85
-
5314
1096
8
0
60.61% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $660,469
$1,626,720
  $26.83 24696
35072
32
0
70.42 %  
Cumulative
  $19,086,077
$27,907,733
  $36.73
$0.00
510634
629104
556
18
81.17 %  
 
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