Buried Child

Drama - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

  • First Preview: April 16, 1996
  • Opening Date: April 30, 1996
  • Closing Date: June 30, 1996
  • Previews: 14
  • Performances: 72

Playwright: Sam Shepard

Synopsis

In Sam Shepard's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Vince returns to his childhood farm with his girlfriend, only to find emotionally and physically crippled family members and a building that is falling apart and hiding secrets, rather than the idyllic place of his childhood.

 

Opening Night Cast

Leo Burmester in Buried Child Leo Burmester Bradley
James Gammon Dodge
Terry Kinney in Buried Child Terry Kinney Tilden
Jim Mohr Father Dewis
Kellie Overbey in Buried Child Kellie Overbey Shelly
Lois Smith Halie
Jim True Vince
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Sam Shepard Writer
Gary Sinise Gary Sinise Director
Robert Brill Robert Brill Scenic Design
  Allison Reeds Costume Design
  Kevin Rigdon Lighting Design
  Rob Milburn Sound Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play James Gammon Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1996 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Allison Reeds Nominee
1996 Direction of a Play Gary Sinise Nominee
1996 Featured Actor in a Play James Gammon Nominee
1996 Featured Actress in a Play Lois Smith Nominee
1996 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. 30, 1996 5 $193,793
-
$54,698 $30.66
$45.00
6321
1021
8
0
77.39% 9.96%
Jun. 23, 1996 4 $139,095
-
$31,011 $25.25
$45.00
5508
1021
8
0
67.43% 12.06%
Jun. 16, 1996 3 $108,084
-
-$6,080 $23.90
$45.00
4523
1021
8
0
55.37% 1.98%
Jun. 9, 1996 2 $114,164
-
- $26.18
$45.00
4361
1021
8
0
53.39% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $555,136
-
  $26.50 20713
32672
32
0
63.40 %  
Cumulative
  $1,361,820
-
  $23.13
$45.00
59056
87806
72
14
67.26 %  
 
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