Legs Diamond

Musical - Original

Mark Hellinger Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 25, 1988
  • Opening Date: December 26, 1988
  • Closing Date: February 19, 1989
  • Previews: 72
  • Performances: 64

Lyrics: Peter Allen

Music: Peter Allen

Book: Charles Suppon, Harvey Fierstein

Synopsis

The Prohibition-era gangster Legs Diamond reveals a show-business yen in this musical adaptation of the biographical film The Rise of Legs Diamond.

 

Opening Night Cast

Peter Allen in Legs Diamond Peter Allen Jack Diamond
Brenda Braxton in Legs Diamond Brenda Braxton Madge
Randall Edwards Kiki Roberts
Jim Fyfe Moran
Christian Kauffmann Bones
Pat McNamara Devane
Raymond Serra Augie
Joe Silver Arnold Rothstein
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Opening Night Production Credits

Harvey Fierstein Harvey Fierstein Book
  Charles Suppon Book
Peter Allen Peter Allen Music
Peter Allen Peter Allen Lyrics
  Robert Allan Ackerman Director
  Alan Johnson Choreographer
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1988 - 1989

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Costume Design Willa Kim Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Choreography Alan Johnson Nominee
1989 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Willa Kim Nominee
1989 Featured Actress in a Musical Julie Wilson 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
Feb. 19, 1989 38 $207,503
-
$11,220 $38.05
-
5454
1603
8
0
42.53% 1.93%
Feb. 12, 1989 37 $196,283
-
-$20,556 $37.70
-
5207
1603
8
0
40.60% -1.59%
Feb. 5, 1989 36 $216,839
-
-$69,048 $40.07
-
5411
1603
8
0
42.19% -4.27%
Jan. 29, 1989 35 $285,887
-
- $47.98
-
5958
1603
8
0
46.46% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $906,512
-
  $40.95 22030
51296
32
0
42.95 %  
Cumulative
  $5,907,024
-
  $42.75
$0.00
138098
218008
64
72
63.35 %  
 
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