Death and the Maiden

Drama - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 18, 1992
  • Opening Date: March 17, 1992
  • Closing Date: August 2, 1992
  • Previews: 33
  • Performances: 159

Playwright: Ariel Dorfman

Synopsis

A Latin American woman meets a man that she believes raped and tortured her when her country was controlled by a dictatorship 15 years earlier. She turns the tables on the man, despite her husband's counseling otherwise, in Ariel Dorfman's political thriller.

 

Opening Night Cast

Glenn Close in Death and the Maiden Glenn Close Paulina Salas
Richard Dreyfuss in Death and the Maiden Richard Dreyfuss Gerardo Escobar
Gene Hackman Roberto Miranda
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Ariel Dorfman Writer
Mike Nichols Mike Nichols Director
Tony Walton Tony Walton Scenic Design
Ann Roth Ann Roth Costume Design
  Jules Fisher Lighting Design
  Tom Sorce Sound Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Play Glenn Close Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Outstanding Actress in a Play Glenn Close Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1992 Actress in a Play Glenn Close 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
Aug. 2, 1992 9 $292,106
-
$19,053 $35.50
-
8229
1074
8
0
95.78% 7.22%
Jul. 26, 1992 8 $273,053
-
$11,208 $35.89
-
7609
1074
8
0
88.56% 6.06%
Jul. 19, 1992 7 $261,845
-
-$17,438 $36.94
-
7088
1074
8
0
82.50% -6.09%
Jul. 12, 1992 6 $279,283
-
- $36.69
-
7612
1074
8
0
88.59% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,106,287
-
  $36.25 30538
34368
32
0
88.86 %  
Cumulative
  $7,232,393
-
  $37.96
$0.00
190203
206208
159
33
92.24 %  
 
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