Mule Bone

Play - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: January 15, 1991
  • Opening Date: February 14, 1991
  • Closing Date: April 14, 1991
  • Previews: 28
  • Performances: 68

Playwright: Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston

Synopsis

Two African-American male friends come to blows over a woman, and one goes to trial for knocking the other out with a mule bone, in this adaptation of an unfinished play by Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston, based on one of Hurston's short stories.

 

Opening Night Cast

Akosua Busia Daisy
Marilyn Coleman Sister Taylor
Paul S. Eckstein Lum Boger
Clebert Ford Old Man Brazzle
Francis Foster Sister Lewis
Arthur French in Mule Bone Arthur French Reverend Singletary
Sonny Jim Gaines Deacon Hambo
Fanni Green Sister Thomas
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Opening Night Production Credits

Langston Hughes Langston Hughes Writer
  Zora Neale Hurston Writer
  George Houston Bass Prologue and Epilogue
  Michael Schultz Director
  Dianne McIntyre Dances Staged
  Edward Burbridge Scenic Design
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Awards


Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Theatre World Award Kenny Neal Winner

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
Apr. 14, 1991 45 $72,526
-
$9,221 $16.67
-
4350
1054
8
0
51.59% 5.71%
Apr. 7, 1991 44 $63,305
-
$5,769 $16.36
-
3869
1054
8
0
45.88% 4.34%
Mar. 31, 1991 43 $57,536
-
-$3,193 $16.42
-
3503
1054
8
0
41.54% 3.26%
Mar. 24, 1991 42 $60,729
-
- $18.81
-
3228
1054
8
0
38.28% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $254,096
-
  $17.07 14950
33728
32
0
44.33 %  
Cumulative
  $907,603
-
  $14.34
$0.00
65135
101184
68
28
64.37 %  
 
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