The Gospel at Colonus

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 11, 1988
  • Opening Date: March 24, 1988
  • Closing Date: May 15, 1988
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 61

Music: Bob Telson

Lyrics: Lee Breuer

Book: Lee Breuer

Synopsis

Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, in which the exiled king Oedipus seeks a place where he may be properly buried, is retold as a gospel musical within the framework of a Pentecostal church service.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Lee Breuer Book
  Bob Telson Music
  Lee Breuer Lyrics
  Lee Breuer Director
  Alison Yerxa Production and Set Design
  Ghretta Hynd Costume Design
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Awards


Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1988 Book of a Musical Lee Breuer 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
May 15, 1988 50 $156,718
-
$13,201 $27.41
-
5718
1482
8
0
48.23% 11.61%
May 8, 1988 49 $143,517
-
$26,218 $33.05
-
4342
1482
8
0
36.62% 10.03%
May 1, 1988 48 $117,299
-
-$5,196 $37.20
-
3153
1482
8
0
26.59% -4.15%
Apr. 24, 1988 47 $122,495
-
- $33.62
-
3644
1482
8
0
30.74% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $540,029
-
  $32.82 16857
47424
32
0
35.55 %  
Cumulative
  $1,166,390
-
  $24.65
$0.00
50165
112632
61
15
44.54 %  
 
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