Wild Honey

Comedy - Original

Virginia Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: December 12, 1986
  • Opening Date: December 18, 1986
  • Closing Date: January 11, 1987
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 28

Playwright: Michael Frayn

Synopsis

A provincial Russian schoolteacher struggles to remain faithful to his wife, despite the attentions of three other women, in Michael Frayn's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's first known play.

 

Opening Night Cast

Ian McKellen in Wild Honey Ian McKellen Platonov
Kate Burton in Wild Honey Kate Burton Sasha
Kim Cattrall in Wild Honey Kim Cattrall Sofya
Franklin Cover Colonel Triletzky
Kathryn Walker Anna Petrovna
Vivienne Avramoff Maid
Sullivan Brown Dr. Triletzky
William Cain in Wild Honey William Cain Peasant
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Michael Frayn Writer
  Christopher Morahan Director
  John Gunter Scenic Design
  Deirdre Clancy Costume Design
  Martin Aronstein Lighting Design
  J. Roy Helland Ms. Walker's Hair
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1986 - 1987

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Play Ian McKellen Nominee
1987 Outstanding Lighting Design Martin Aronstein Nominee
1987 Outstanding New Play   Nominee
1987 Outstanding Set Design John Gunter Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Martin Aronstein 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. 11, 1987 32 $144,206
-
-$647 $26.58
-
5425
1260
8
0
53.82% 4.84%
Jan. 4, 1987 31 $144,853
-
$21,381 $29.34
-
4937
1260
8
0
48.98% -0.39%
Dec. 28, 1986 30 $123,472
-
-$7,969 $24.81
-
4976
1260
8
0
49.37% -17.94%
Dec. 21, 1986 29 $131,441
-
- $19.37
-
6785
1260
4
4
67.31% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $543,972
-
  $25.03 22123
40320
28
4
54.87 %  
Cumulative
  $603,624
-
  $23.96
$0.00
25153
45360
28
8
55.45 %  
 
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