Golden Child

Drama - Original

Longacre Theatre

  • First Preview: March 23, 1998
  • Opening Date: April 2, 1998
  • Closing Date: May 31, 1998
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 69

Playwright: David Henry Hwang

Synopsis

Ahn, the "golden child" of a polygamous Chinese man, tells her grandson stories of her father's shift toward Western ways, and the effect of this shift on their household.

 

Opening Night Cast

Tsai Chin in Golden Child Tsai Chin Eng Siu-Yong
Randall Duk Kim in Golden Child Randall Duk Kim Eng Tieng-Bin
Andrew Kwong
Ming-Na Wen in Golden Child Ming-Na Wen Elizabeth Kwong
Eng Eling
John Horton in Golden Child John Horton Reverend Anthony Baines
Kim Miyori in Golden Child Kim Miyori Eng Luan
Julyana Soelistyo in Golden Child Julyana Soelistyo Eng Ahn
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Opening Night Production Credits

David Henry Hwang David Henry Hwang Writer
James Lapine James Lapine Director
  Jamie H. J. Guan Movement Consultant
  Tony Straiges Scenic Design
Martin Pakledinaz Martin Pakledinaz Costume Design
David Lander David Lander Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1997 - 1998

 
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Awards


Clarence Derwent Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Most Promising Female Performer Julyana Soelistyo Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play Julyana Soelistyo Nominee
1998 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee
1998 Outstanding Set Design Tony Straiges Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Martin Pakledinaz Nominee
1998 Featured Actress in a Play Julyana Soelistyo Nominee
1998 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 31, 1998 52 $78,262
$354,220
-$1,401 $24.60
$50.00
3181
1086
8
0
36.61% -1.97%
May 24, 1998 51 $79,663
$354,220
-$5,007 $23.77
$50.00
3352
1086
8
0
38.58% -2.68%
May 17, 1998 50 $84,670
$354,220
$11,176 $23.62
$50.00
3585
1086
8
0
41.26% 8.99%
May 10, 1998 49 $73,494
$354,220
- $26.21
$50.00
2804
1086
8
0
32.27% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $316,089
$1,416,880
  $24.55 12922
34752
32
0
37.18 %  
Cumulative
  $828,439
$3,542,200
  $24.24
$50.00
34346
86880
69
11
39.53 %  
 
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