The Sunshine Boys

Comedy - Revival

Lyceum Theatre

  • First Preview: November 29, 1997
  • Opening Date: December 8, 1997
  • Closing Date: June 28, 1998
  • Previews: 12
  • Performances: 230

Playwright: Neil Simon

Synopsis

Ex-vaudevillians Willie Clark and Al Lewis reunite for a television special — in spite of the fact that they can't stand each other.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jack Klugman Willie Clark
Tony Randall Al Lewis
Matthew Arkin in The Sunshine Boys Matthew Arkin Ben Silverman
Jack Aaron Patient
Stephen Beach Eddie
Ebony Jo-Ann in The Sunshine Boys Ebony Jo-Ann Registered Nurse
Peggy Joyce Crosby Sketch Nurse
Martin Rudy Voice / TV Director
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Playwright
  John Tillinger Director
James Noone James Noone Scenic Design
  Noel Taylor Costume Design
  Kirk Bookman Lighting Design
  T. Richard Fitzgerald Sound Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1997 - 1998

 
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1998 Outstanding Revival of a 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. 28, 1998 4 $176,681
$346,680
$37,811 $35.87
$60.00
4926
914
8
0
67.37% 9.01%
Jun. 21, 1998 3 $138,870
$346,680
$17,358 $32.55
$60.00
4267
914
8
0
58.36% 12.24%
Jun. 14, 1998 2 $121,512
$346,680
$9,437 $36.04
$60.00
3372
914
8
0
46.12% 4.82%
Jun. 7, 1998 1 $112,075
$346,680
- $37.11
$60.00
3020
914
8
0
41.30% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $549,138
$1,386,720
  $35.39 15585
29248
32
0
53.29 %  
Cumulative
  $5,023,827
$10,573,740
  $39.34
$60.00
127504
221188
230
12
57.65 %  
 
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