The Nerd

Comedy - Original

Helen Hayes Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 10, 1987
  • Opening Date: March 22, 1987
  • Closing Date: April 10, 1988
  • Previews: 15
  • Performances: 441

Playwright: Larry Shue

Synopsis

An eternal geek comes to visit his old high-school classmate, who is soon desperate to get him out of the house.

 

Opening Night Cast

Mark Hamill in The Nerd Mark Hamill Willum Cubbert
Robert Joy Rick Steadman
Peter Riegert in The Nerd Peter Riegert Axel Hammond
Pamela Blair in The Nerd Pamela Blair Clelia Waldgrave
Patricia Kalember in The Nerd Patricia Kalember Tansy McGinnis
Wayne Tippit Warnock Waldgrave
Timmy Geissler Thor Waldgrave
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Larry Shue Writer
Charles Nelson Reilly Charles Nelson Reilly Director
John Lee Beatty John Lee Beatty Scenic Design
  Deborah Shaw Costume Design
  Andrew Benepe Monster costume designed
  Dennis Parichy Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1986 - 1987

 
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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
Apr. 10, 1988 45 $66,633
-
$14,397 $19.70
-
3383
565
8
0
74.85% 17.81%
Apr. 3, 1988 44 $52,236
-
$171 $20.26
-
2578
565
8
0
57.04% -4.49%
Mar. 27, 1988 43 $52,065
-
-$2,569 $18.72
-
2781
565
8
0
61.53% -3.51%
Mar. 20, 1988 42 $54,634
-
- $18.58
-
2940
565
8
0
65.04% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $225,568
-
  $19.32 11682
18080
32
0
64.61 %  
Cumulative
  $3,740,102
-
  $20.40
$0.00
193992
270614
445
37
71.69 %  
 
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