The Play What I Wrote

Comedy - Original

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: March 7, 2003
  • Opening Date: March 30, 2003
  • Closing Date: June 15, 2003
  • Previews: 27
  • Performances: 89

Playwright: Eddie Braben, Hamish McColl, Sean Foley

Synopsis

Hamish McColl and Sean Foley recreate the comedy of the popular 1960s British team Morecambe and Wise, in an evening cowritten with Eddie Braben. A different celebrity "mystery guest" was featured for every night of the show's run.

 

Opening Night Cast

Sean Foley in The Play What I Wrote Sean Foley Sean
Hamish McColl in The Play What I Wrote Hamish McColl Hamish
Toby Jones in The Play What I Wrote Toby Jones Arthur
Kevin Kline in The Play What I Wrote Kevin Kline Mystery Guest Star
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Opening Night Production Credits

Hamish McColl Hamish McColl Writer
Sean Foley Sean Foley Writer
  Eddie Braben Writer
  Gary Yershon Original Songs
Kenneth Branagh Kenneth Branagh Director
  Irving Davies Original Choreography
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Shows That Opened That Season: 2002 - 2003

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Unique Theatrical Experience   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2003 Special Theatrical Event   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. 15, 2003 3 $193,912
$467,195
$30,587 $43.71
$81.25
4436
907
8
0
61.14% 8.74%
Jun. 8, 2003 2 $163,325
$467,195
-$29,521 $42.96
$81.25
3802
907
8
0
52.40% -10.13%
Jun. 1, 2003 1 $192,846
$467,195
-$39,545 $42.51
$81.25
4537
907
8
0
62.53% -11.99%
May 25, 2003 52 $232,391
$467,195
- $42.98
$81.25
5407
907
8
0
74.52% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $782,474
$1,868,780
  $43.04 18182
29024
32
0
62.64 %  
Cumulative
  $2,530,951
$6,495,548
  $39.59
$81.25
63237
105212
89
27
60.10 %  
 
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