I Am My Own Wife

Drama - Original

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: November 11, 2003
  • Opening Date: December 3, 2003
  • Closing Date: October 31, 2004
  • Previews: 26
  • Performances: 360

Playwright: Doug Wright

Synopsis

Doug Wright's Pulitzer Prize-winning one-man play tells the story of East German transvestite Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, who operated an antique business for years despite the encroaching dangers of the Nazi and Communist regimes.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jefferson Mays in I Am My Own Wife Jefferson Mays Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, et al.
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Opening Night Production Credits

Doug Wright Doug Wright Playwright
  Jeffrey Schneider Consultant/Translator
Moisés Kaufman Moisés Kaufman Director
Derek McLane Derek McLane Scenic Design
  Janice Pytel Costume Design
David Lander David Lander Lighting Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2003 - 2004

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Director of a Play Moisés Kaufman Nominee
2004 Outstanding Lighting Design David Lander Nominee
2004 Outstanding Play   Winner
2004 Outstanding Set Design of a Play Derek McLane Nominee
2004 Outstanding Solo Performance Jefferson Mays Winner

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Distinguished Production of a Play   Winner
2004 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Outstanding Director of a Play Moisés Kaufman Nominee
2004 Outstanding Lighting Design   Nominee
2004 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Winner
2004 Outstanding Solo Performance Jefferson Mays Winner

Pulitzer Prize

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Doug Wright Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Theatre World Award Jefferson Mays Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2004 Actor in a Play Jefferson Mays Winner
2004 Direction of a Play Moisés Kaufman Nominee
2004 Play   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
Oct. 31, 2004 22 $269,191
$397,577
-$24,841 $55.92
$151.25
4814
704
8
0
85.48% -4.35%
Oct. 24, 2004 21 $294,032
$397,577
$116,032 $58.12
$151.25
5059
704
8
0
89.83% -3.58%
Oct. 17, 2004 20 $178,000
$260,502
-$67,612 $54.14
$151.25
3288
704
5
0
93.41% 11.61%
Oct. 10, 2004 19 $245,612
$397,577
- $53.31
$151.25
4607
704
8
0
81.80% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $986,835
$1,453,233
  $55.37 17768
20416
29
0
87.03 %  
Cumulative
  $8,648,562
$19,189,954
  $48.80
$151.25
176011
271744
360
26
64.77 %  
 
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