The Young Man from Atlanta

Drama - Original

Longacre Theatre

  • First Preview: March 13, 1997
  • Opening Date: March 27, 1997
  • Closing Date: June 8, 1997
  • Previews: 17
  • Performances: 84

Playwright: Horton Foote

Synopsis

In Horton Foote's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, a middle-aged Texas couple grapples with the mysterious death of their son and holds differing views on the young man from Atlanta, a friend of their son's who is never seen.

 

Opening Night Cast

Rip Torn in The Young Man from Atlanta Rip Torn Will Kidder
Shirley Knight in The Young Man from Atlanta Shirley Knight Lily Dale Kidder
William Biff  McGuire in The Young Man from Atlanta William Biff McGuire Pete Davenport
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Opening Night Production Credits

Horton Foote Horton Foote Playwright
Richard Woodbury Richard Woodbury Composer
Robert Falls Robert Falls Director
Thomas Lynch Thomas Lynch Scenic Design
David C. Woolard David C. Woolard Costume Design
James F. Ingalls James F. Ingalls Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Outstanding Actress in a Play Shirley Knight Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Distinguished Production of a Play   Nominee

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1995 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Horton Foote Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1997 Actress in a Play Shirley Knight Nominee
1997 Featured Actor in a Play William Biff McGuire Nominee
1997 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
Jun. 8, 1997 1 $122,204
$302,347
$11,121 $22.92
$45.00
5332
1095
8
0
60.87% 7.29%
Jun. 1, 1997 53 $111,083
-
$16,114 $23.66
$45.00
4694
1095
8
0
53.58% 10.73%
May 25, 1997 52 $94,969
-
$7,230 $25.30
$45.00
3754
1095
8
0
42.85% 11.29%
May 18, 1997 51 $87,739
-
- $31.73
$45.00
2765
1095
8
0
31.56% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $415,995
$302,347
  $25.90 16545
35040
32
0
47.22 %  
Cumulative
  $1,340,187
$302,347
  $27.03
$45.00
50356
110595
84
17
45.53 %  
 
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