Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Musical - Original

Hilton Theatre

  • First Preview: March 27, 2005
  • Opening Date: April 28, 2005
  • Closing Date: December 31, 2005
  • Previews: 34
  • Performances: 285

Book: Jeremy Sams

Lyrics: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman

Music: Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman

Synopsis

Based on the beloved 1968 film version of Ian Fleming's children's book, the musical follows the adventures of inventor Caractacus Potts, his beloved Truly Scrumptious, his father and his two children in the flying car of the title, as they outwit a child-hating Baron and Baroness and their Child-Catcher henchman.

 

Opening Night Cast

Raúl Esparza in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Raúl Esparza Caractacus Potts
Erin Dilly in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Erin Dilly Truly Scrumptious
Philip Bosco in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Philip Bosco Grandpa Potts
Marc Kudisch in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Marc Kudisch Baron Bomburst
Jan Maxwell in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jan Maxwell Baroness Bomburst
Chip Zien in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Chip Zien Goran
Robert Sella in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Robert Sella Boris
Kevin Cahoon in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Kevin Cahoon Childcatcher
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2004 - 2005

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Costume Design Anthony Ward Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Jan Maxwell Winner
2005 Outstanding Lighting Design Mark Henderson Nominee
2005 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical Anthony Ward Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Raúl Esparza Nominee
2005 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Erin Dilly Nominee
2005 Outstanding Choreography Gillian Lynne Nominee
2005 Outstanding Costume Design Anthony Ward Nominee
2005 Outstanding Director of a Musical Adrian Noble Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Marc Kudisch Nominee
2005 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Jan Maxwell Nominee
2005 Outstanding Lighting Design Mark Henderson Nominee
2005 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
2005 Outstanding Set Design Anthony Ward Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2005 Actress in a Musical Erin Dilly Nominee
2005 Featured Actor in a Musical Marc Kudisch Nominee
2005 Featured Actress in a Musical Jan Maxwell Nominee
2005 Lighting Design of a Musical Mark Henderson Nominee
2005 Scenic Design of a Musical Anthony Ward 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
Jan. 1, 2006 31 $1,278,380
$1,377,768
$763,324 $79.83
$201.25
16014
1807
9
0
98.47% 24.96%
Dec. 25, 2005 30 $515,056
$1,071,592
-$126,882 $55.39
$201.25
9298
1807
7
0
73.51% -0.15%
Dec. 18, 2005 29 $641,938
$1,224,682
-$10,084 $60.28
$201.25
10649
1807
8
0
73.66% 4.14%
Dec. 11, 2005 28 $652,022
$1,224,682
- $64.88
$201.25
10050
1807
8
0
69.52% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $3,087,396
$4,898,724
  $65.09 46011
57824
32
0
79.57 %  
Cumulative
  $27,509,505
$48,791,929
  $63.86
$201.25
426915
576430
285
34
74.06 %  
 
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