Shadowlands

Play - Original

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: November 2, 1990
  • Opening Date: November 11, 1990
  • Closing Date: April 7, 1991
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 169

Playwright: William Nicholson

Synopsis

The renowned English author C.S. Lewis strikes up a correspondence with the divorced American poet Joy Davidman, which leads to an unexpected romance and marriage and a love that must surmount a tragic obstacle.

 

Opening Night Cast

Jane Alexander in Shadowlands Jane Alexander Joy Davidman
Nigel Hawthorne C.S. Lewis
Michael Allinson Major W.H. Lewis ("Warnie")
Robin Chadwick Rev. Harry Harrington
Edmund C. Davys Doctor
Alan Gregg
Jonathan Gold Douglas [Alternate]
Mary Layne Registrar
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Opening Night Production Credits

  William Nicholson Playwright
  Elijah Moshinsky Director
Mark Thompson Mark Thompson Scenic Design
Mark Thompson Mark Thompson Costume Design
  John Michael Deegan Lighting Design
  Ralph Roseman General Manager
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Awards


Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Outstanding Actor in a Play Nigel Hawthorne Winner
1991 Outstanding New Broadway Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1991 Actor in a Play Nigel Hawthorne Winner
1991 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
Apr. 7, 1991 44 $108,316
-
$22,645 $18.87
-
5740
1076
8
0
66.68% 10.65%
Mar. 31, 1991 43 $85,671
-
-$17,860 $17.76
-
4823
1076
8
0
56.03% -1.51%
Mar. 24, 1991 42 $103,531
-
$2,166 $20.90
-
4953
1076
8
0
57.54% 0.36%
Mar. 17, 1991 41 $101,365
-
- $20.59
-
4922
1076
8
0
57.18% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $398,883
-
  $19.53 20438
34432
32
0
59.36 %  
Cumulative
  $2,712,597
-
  $22.11
$0.00
124173
193680
169
11
64.11 %  
 
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