Reasons to Be Pretty

Play - Original

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: March 13, 2009
  • Opening Date: April 2, 2009
  • Closing Date: June 14, 2009
  • Previews: 21
  • Performances: 85

Playwright: Neil LaBute

Synopsis

Greg makes an off-handed remark calling his co-worker "pretty" and his girlfriend "regular." The unflattering comparison makes its way back to the girlfriend and throws his tight-knit social circle into turmoil.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Neil LaBute Neil LaBute Playwright
Terry Kinney Terry Kinney Director
David Gallo David Gallo Scenic Design
  Sarah J. Holden Costume Design
David Weiner David Weiner Lighting Design
  Rob Milburn Sound and Music Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Play Thomas Sadoski Nominee
2009 Outstanding Director of a Play Terry Kinney Nominee
2009 Outstanding Play Neil LaBute Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Play Thomas Sadoski Nominee
2009 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Theatre World Award Marin Ireland Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Actor in a Play Thomas Sadoski Nominee
2009 Featured Actress in a Play Marin Ireland Nominee
2009 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. 14, 2009 3 $261,639
$661,040
$100,774 $48.36
$225.00
5410
910
8
0
74.31% 26.93%
Jun. 7, 2009 2 $160,865
$661,040
-$7,342 $46.64
$225.00
3449
910
8
0
47.38% -2.91%
May 31, 2009 1 $168,207
$661,040
-$7,945 $45.95
$225.00
3661
910
8
0
50.29% 0.14%
May 24, 2009 52 $176,152
$597,009
- $48.25
$225.00
3651
910
8
0
50.15% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $766,863
$2,580,129
  $47.30 16171
29120
32
0
55.53 %  
Cumulative
  $1,936,204
$8,102,463
  $44.22
$225.00
43457
96460
85
21
45.05 %  
 
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