Prelude to a Kiss

Comedy - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 29, 1990
  • Opening Date: May 1, 1990
  • Closing Date: May 19, 1991
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 440

Playwright: Craig Lucas

Synopsis

An old man and a young bride accidentally switch bodies, creating chaos and humor in their relationships and teaching them about the true meaning of love.

 

Opening Night Cast

Timothy Hutton Peter
Mary-Louise Parker in Prelude to a Kiss Mary-Louise Parker Rita
Barnard Hughes Old Man
Craig Bockhorn in Prelude to a Kiss Craig Bockhorn Minister
Ensemble
Larry Bryggman in Prelude to a Kiss Larry Bryggman Dr. Boyle
L. Peter Callender Jamaican Waiter
Tom
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Opening Night Production Credits

Craig Lucas Craig Lucas Writer
  Norman RenĂ© Director
  Loy Arcenas Scenic Design
  Walker Hicklin Costume Design
  Debra J. Kletter Lighting Design
Scott Lehrer Scott Lehrer Sound Design
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Most Promising Female Performer Mary-Louise Parker Winner

Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Outstanding Actress in a Play Mary-Louise Parker Nominee
1990 Outstanding Director of a Play Norman René Nominee
1990 Outstanding New Play   Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Best Play Craig Lucas Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Theatre World Award Mary-Louise Parker Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1990 Actress in a Play Mary-Louise Parker Nominee
1990 Play   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 19, 1991 50 $103,624
-
$32,203 $29.71
-
3488
565
8
0
77.17% 24.47%
May 12, 1991 49 $71,421
-
-$4,248 $29.98
-
2382
565
8
0
52.70% -3.01%
May 5, 1991 48 $75,669
-
-$19,671 $30.05
-
2518
565
8
0
55.71% -13.96%
Apr. 28, 1991 47 $95,340
-
- $30.28
-
3149
565
8
0
69.67% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $346,054
-
  $30.00 11537
18080
32
0
63.81 %  
Cumulative
  $5,819,573
-
  $30.59
$0.00
189647
247312
440
8
76.68 %  
 
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