Is He Dead?

Comedy - Original

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: November 8, 2007
  • Opening Date: December 9, 2007
  • Closing Date: March 9, 2008
  • Previews: 13
  • Performances: 105

Playwright: Mark Twain

Synopsis

In a rollicking farce by Mark Twain, a destitute artist fakes his own death to increase the value of his paintings, dons a dress and reappears as his long-lost, imaginary twin sister.

 

Opening Night Cast

Norbert Leo Butz in Is He Dead? Norbert Leo Butz Widow Daisy Tillou
Jean-François Millet
Byron Jennings in Is He Dead? Byron Jennings Bastien André
John McMartin in Is He Dead? John McMartin Papa Leroux
Michael McGrath in Is He Dead? Michael McGrath Agamemnon Buckner ("Chicago")
Jenn Gambatese in Is He Dead? Jenn Gambatese Marie Leroux
Tom Alan Robbins in Is He Dead? Tom Alan Robbins Hans von Bismarck ("Dutchy")
Bridget Regan in Is He Dead? Bridget Regan Cecile Leroux
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Opening Night Production Credits

Mark Twain Mark Twain Playwright
  David Van Tieghem Music
Michael Blakemore Michael Blakemore Director
Pamela Remler Pamela Remler Dance Sequences
Peter J. Davison Peter J. Davison Scenic Design
Martin Pakledinaz Martin Pakledinaz Costume Design
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play David Pittu Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2008 Featured Actor in a Play David Pittu 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
Mar. 9, 2008 41 $217,690
$544,723
$60,500 $50.47
$226.50
4313
922
8
0
58.47% 14.87%
Mar. 2, 2008 40 $157,190
$544,723
-$25,741 $48.88
$226.50
3216
922
8
0
43.60% -9.36%
Feb. 24, 2008 39 $182,931
$544,723
-$26,846 $46.83
$226.50
3906
922
8
0
52.96% -3.47%
Feb. 17, 2008 38 $209,777
$544,723
- $50.40
$226.50
4162
922
8
0
56.43% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $767,588
$2,178,892
  $49.15 15597
29504
32
0
52.86 %  
Cumulative
  $2,882,050
$8,071,019
  $43.82
$226.50
58357
108796
105
13
53.64 %  
 
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