Joe Turner's Come and Gone

Drama - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 18, 1988
  • Opening Date: March 27, 1988
  • Closing Date: June 26, 1988
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 105

Playwright: August Wilson

Synopsis

August Wilson depicts the great migration of African-Americans, from the farms of the South to the cities of the North, in this drama of folks passing through a Pittsburgh boardinghouse in 1911 in search of identity and stability.

 

Opening Night Cast

Kimberleigh Aarn Mattie Campbell
Angela Bassett in Joe Turner's Come and Gone Angela Bassett Martha Pentecost
L. Scott Caldwell in Joe Turner's Come and Gone L. Scott Caldwell Bertha Holly
Richard Parnell Habersham Reuben Scott
Ed Hall Bynum Walker
Delroy Lindo Herald Loomis
Jamila Perry Zonia Loomis
Bo Rucker Jeremy Furlow
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Opening Night Production Credits

August Wilson August Wilson Writer
  Lloyd Richards Director
  Scott Bradley Scenic Design
  Pamela Peterson Costume Design
  Michael Giannitti Lighting Design
  Joseph P. Harris Associates General Manager
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Outstanding Actor in a Play Delroy Lindo Nominee
1988 Outstanding Director of a Play Lloyd Richards Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Ed Hall Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Kimberly Scott Nominee
1988 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Kimberleigh Aarn Nominee
1988 Outstanding New Play   Nominee
1988 Outstanding Set Design Scott Bradley Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Best Play August Wilson Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Direction of a Play Lloyd Richards Nominee
1988 Featured Actor in a Play Delroy Lindo Nominee
1988 Featured Actress in a Play L. Scott Caldwell Winner
1988 Featured Actress in a Play Kimberly Scott Nominee
1988 Featured Actress in a Play Kimberleigh Aarn Nominee
1988 Play August Wilson 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
Jun. 26, 1988 4 $102,882
-
$12,929 $21.82
-
4714
1096
8
0
53.76% 9.14%
Jun. 19, 1988 3 $89,953
-
-$13,334 $22.99
-
3912
1096
8
0
44.62% -8.14%
Jun. 12, 1988 2 $103,287
-
$21,916 $22.33
-
4626
1096
8
0
52.76% 2.59%
Jun. 5, 1988 1 $81,371
-
- $18.50
-
4399
1096
8
0
50.17% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $377,493
-
  $21.41 17651
35072
32
0
50.33 %  
Cumulative
  $1,278,722
-
  $19.46
$0.00
64709
127136
105
11
50.90 %  
 
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