Smile

Musical - Original

Lunt-Fontanne Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 14, 1986
  • Opening Date: November 24, 1986
  • Closing Date: January 3, 1987
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 48

Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics: Howard Ashman

Book: Howard Ashman

Synopsis

An innocent beauty contestant and her savvy roommate witness the treachery and favoritism that goes on behind the scenes at the average American beauty pageant, in the musical adaptation of the 1975 film by Marvin Hamlisch and Howard Ashman.

 

Opening Night Cast

Marianna Allen Patti-Lynn Bird
Jodi Benson in Smile Jodi Benson Doria Hudson
Anne Marie Bobby Robin Gibson
Andrew Cassese Freddy
Veanne Cox in Smile Veanne Cox Sandra-Kay Macaffee
Tommy Daggett Little Bob Freelander
Donna Marie  Asbury in Smile Donna Marie Asbury Gina Minelli
Laura Gardner Robin's mom
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Opening Night Production Credits

Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Book
Marvin Hamlisch Marvin Hamlisch Music
Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Lyrics
Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Director
  Mary Kyte Musical Staging
Douglas W. Schmidt Douglas W. Schmidt Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Outstanding Costume Design William Ivey Long Nominee
1987 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Michael O'Gorman Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Book of a Musical Howard Ashman 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. 4, 1987 31 $191,869
-
$32,749 $30.92
-
6206
1488
8
0
52.13% 10.09%
Dec. 28, 1986 30 $159,120
-
$12,085 $31.79
-
5005
1488
8
0
42.04% 2.21%
Dec. 21, 1986 29 $147,035
-
-$73,384 $31.01
-
4741
1488
8
0
39.83% -20.30%
Dec. 14, 1986 28 $220,419
-
- $30.79
-
7158
1488
8
0
60.13% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $718,443
-
  $31.13 23110
47616
32
0
48.53 %  
Cumulative
  $1,605,546
-
  $29.79
$0.00
53631
87792
48
11
61.09 %  
 
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