The Boy from Oz

Musical - Original

Imperial Theatre

  • First Preview: September 16, 2003
  • Opening Date: October 16, 2003
  • Closing Date: September 12, 2004
  • Previews: 32
  • Performances: 364

Lyrics: Peter Allen

Music: Peter Allen

Book: Martin Sherman

Synopsis

Australian entertainer Peter Allen becomes a star, marries and divorces Liza Minnelli, comes out of the closet, and ultimately succumbs to AIDS in this biographical musical featuring Allen's songs.

 

Opening Night Cast

Hugh Jackman in The Boy from Oz Hugh Jackman Peter Allen
Stephanie J. Block in The Boy from Oz Stephanie J. Block Liza Minnelli
Beth Fowler in The Boy from Oz Beth Fowler Marion Woolnough
Isabel Keating in The Boy from Oz Isabel Keating Judy Garland
Jarrod Emick in The Boy from Oz Jarrod Emick Greg Connell
Mitchel Federan in The Boy from Oz Mitchel Federan Young Peter
Michael Mulheren in The Boy from Oz Michael Mulheren Dee Anthony
Dick Woolnough
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Martin Sherman Book
  Nick Enright Original Book
Peter Allen Peter Allen Music
Peter Allen Peter Allen Lyrics
Philip William McKinley Philip William McKinley Director
Joey McKneely Joey McKneely Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hugh Jackman Winner
2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Mitchel Federan Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Isabel Keating Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Performance Hugh Jackman Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Hugh Jackman Winner
2004 Outstanding Choreography Joey McKneely Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Mitchel Federan Nominee
2004 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Isabel Keating Nominee
2004 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Theatre World Award Mitchel Federan Winner
2004 Theatre World Award Isabel Keating Winner
2004 Theatre World Award Hugh Jackman Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Actor in a Musical Hugh Jackman Winner
2004 Book of a Musical Martin Sherman
Nick Enright
Nominee
2004 Featured Actress in a Musical Isabel Keating Nominee
2004 Featured Actress in a Musical Beth Fowler Nominee
2004 Musical   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
Sep. 12, 2004 15 $1,405,141
$1,138,829
$319,218 $122.67
$351.25
11455
1435
8
0
99.78% -0.07%
Sep. 5, 2004 14 $1,085,923
$955,655
$23,012 $94.73
$251.25
11463
1435
8
0
99.85% -0.05%
Aug. 29, 2004 13 $1,062,911
$955,655
$4,974 $92.68
$251.25
11469
1435
8
0
99.90% 0.02%
Aug. 22, 2004 12 $1,057,937
$955,655
- $92.27
$251.25
11466
1435
8
0
99.88% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $4,611,912
$4,005,794
  $100.59 45853
45920
32
0
99.85 %  
Cumulative
  $42,738,338
$47,719,395
  $81.06
$351.25
524857
568260
364
32
92.36 %  
 
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