Social Security

Comedy - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 26, 1986
  • Opening Date: April 17, 1986
  • Closing Date: March 22, 1987
  • Previews: 26
  • Performances: 388

Playwright: Andrew Bergman

Synopsis

An art gallery owner and her husband are thrown into a panic when her mother intimates that she may be living with them for an extended period.

 

Opening Night Cast

Ron Silver David Kahn
Marlo Thomas in Social Security Marlo Thomas Barbara Kahn
Olympia Dukakis in Social Security Olympia Dukakis Sophie Greengrass
Joanna Gleason in Social Security Joanna Gleason Trudy Heyman
Stefan Schnabel Maurice Koenig
Kenneth Welsh in Social Security Kenneth Welsh Martin Heyman
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Andrew Bergman Writer
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director
Tony Walton Tony Walton Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Marilyn Rennagel Lighting Design
  Otts Munderloh Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1985 - 1986

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1986 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Joanna Gleason Winner
1986 Outstanding Set Design Tony Walton 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
Mar. 22, 1987 42 $95,403
-
$14,785 $22.96
-
4155
1088
8
0
47.74% 10.23%
Mar. 15, 1987 41 $80,618
-
$12,736 $24.69
-
3265
1088
8
0
37.51% 5.38%
Mar. 8, 1987 40 $67,882
-
-$10,107 $24.27
-
2797
1088
8
0
32.13% -8.30%
Mar. 1, 1987 39 $77,989
-
- $22.16
-
3519
1088
8
0
40.43% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $321,892
-
  $23.52 13736
34816
32
0
39.45 %  
Cumulative
  $7,412,113
-
  $26.05
$0.00
282222
449684
388
26
62.76 %  
 
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