Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam

Special - Original

Longacre Theatre

  • First Preview: October 30, 2002
  • Opening Date: November 14, 2002
  • Closing Date: May 4, 2003
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 198

Synopsis

Russell Simmons produces an evening showcasing nine hip-hop poets, who present their unique, stylistic takes on love, everyday life and more.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

  Stan Lathan Conception
  Russell Simmons Conception
Staceyann Chin Staceyann Chin Poetry
Steve Colman Steve Colman Poetry
  Mayda del Valle Poetry
Suheir Hammad Suheir Hammad Poetry
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2002 - 2003

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Unique Theatrical Experience   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Special Theatrical Event   Winner

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 4, 2003 49 $100,350
$399,477
$4,726 $31.94
$76.25
3142
1094
8
0
35.90% 1.45%
Apr. 27, 2003 48 $95,624
$399,477
-$8,027 $31.72
$76.25
3015
1094
8
0
34.45% -1.46%
Apr. 20, 2003 47 $103,651
$399,477
$8,750 $32.98
$76.25
3143
1094
8
0
35.91% 1.44%
Apr. 13, 2003 46 $94,901
$399,477
- $31.46
$76.25
3017
1094
8
0
34.47% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $394,526
$1,597,908
  $32.02 12317
35008
32
0
35.18 %  
Cumulative
  $3,377,597
$10,324,401
  $33.49
$76.25
99641
235210
198
17
42.36 %  
 
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