Metamorphosis

Play - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 2, 1989
  • Opening Date: March 6, 1989
  • Closing Date: July 1, 1989
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 96

Synopsis

A commercial traveler with a domineering father awakens one morning to find himself transformed into a dung beetle, in Stephen Berkoff's adaptation of the Franz Kafka short story.

 

Opening Night Cast

Mikhail Baryshnikov Gregor
René Auberjonois in Metamorphosis René Auberjonois Mr. Samsa
Laura Esterman Mrs. Samsa
Mitch Kreindel Chief Clerk
T. J. Meyers The Lodger
Madeleine Potter Greta
Larry Spivack Musician
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Steven Berkoff Director
  Duke Durfee Scenic Supervisor
  Jacques Schmidt Costume Design
Brian Nason Brian Nason Lighting Supervisor
  Michael Kriston Hair Design
  Ralph Roseman General Manager
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1988 - 1989

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Actor in a Play Mikhail Baryshnikov Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Special Award Mikhail Baryshnikov Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Theatre World Special Award Mikhail Baryshnikov Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Actor in a Play Mikhail Baryshnikov Nominee
1989 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Brian Nason 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. 2, 1989 5 $156,420
-
$18,720 $28.24
-
5539
1086
8
0
63.75% 3.94%
Jun. 25, 1989 4 $137,700
-
-$31,499 $26.50
-
5196
1086
8
0
59.81% -8.34%
Jun. 18, 1989 3 $169,199
-
- $28.58
-
5921
1086
8
0
68.15% -
May 7, 1989 49 $175,819
-
- $33.27
-
5284
1086
8
0
60.82% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $639,138
-
  $29.15 21940
34752
32
0
63.13 %  
Cumulative
  $2,684,265
-
  $32.83
$0.00
81045
109686
96
5
73.89 %  
 
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