Lettice and Lovage

Comedy - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 13, 1990
  • Opening Date: March 25, 1990
  • Closing Date: December 23, 1990
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 286

Playwright: Peter Shaffer

Synopsis

A flamboyant tour guide who loves to embellish the history behind an English country house butts heads with a fact-conscious official at the house.

 

Opening Night Cast

Maggie Smith in Lettice and Lovage Maggie Smith Lettice Douffet
Margaret Tyzack Lotte Schoen
Herb Foster in Lettice and Lovage Herb Foster Visitor to Fustian House
Bette Henritze in Lettice and Lovage Bette Henritze Miss Framer
Prudence Wright Holmes in Lettice and Lovage Prudence Wright Holmes Visitor to Fustian House
Patricia Kilgarriff in Lettice and Lovage Patricia Kilgarriff Visitor to Fustian House
Dane Knell Surly Man
Visitor to Fustian House
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Opening Night Production Credits

Peter Shaffer Peter Shaffer Writer
Michael Blakemore Michael Blakemore Director
  Alan Tagg Scenic Design
  Frank Krenz Costume Design
  Anthony Powell Miss Smith's Costumes
Ken Billington Ken Billington Lighting Design
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actress in a Play Margaret Tyzack Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actress in a Play Maggie Smith Winner
1990 Outstanding Director Michael Blakemore Winner
1990 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Actress in a Play Maggie Smith Winner
1990 Direction of a Play Michael Blakemore Nominee
1990 Featured Actress in a Play Margaret Tyzack Winner
1990 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
Dec. 23, 1990 29 $310,990
-
$2,677 $40.58
-
7664
1096
8
0
87.41% -12.32%
Dec. 16, 1990 28 $308,313
-
$6,249 $40.30
-
7651
1096
7
0
99.73% -0.01%
Dec. 9, 1990 27 $302,064
-
$13,223 $39.48
-
7652
1096
7
0
99.74% 0.52%
Dec. 2, 1990 26 $288,841
-
- $37.95
-
7612
1096
7
0
99.22% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,210,208
-
  $39.57 30579
31784
29
0
96.21 %  
Cumulative
  $11,193,450
-
  $35.63
$0.00
313850
330992
287
15
94.82 %  
 
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