Cafe Crown

Comedy - Revival

Brooks Atkinson Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: February 18, 1989
  • Closing Date: March 26, 1989
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 45

Playwright: H. S. Kraft

Synopsis

A variety of Yiddish theatrical types, most notably an impresario who plans to "improve" King Lear, gather regularly at a Second Avenue café.

 

Opening Night Cast

Bob Dishy in Cafe Crown Bob Dishy Hymie
Anne Jackson Anna Cole
Eli Wallach in Cafe Crown Eli Wallach David Cole
Walter Bobbie in Cafe Crown Walter Bobbie George Burton
David Carroll Walter
Marilyn Cooper in Cafe Crown Marilyn Cooper Ida Polan
Fyvush Finkel Sam
George Guidall Toplitz
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Opening Night Production Credits

  H. S. Kraft Writer
Martin Charnin Martin Charnin Director
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Costume Design
  Richard Nelson Lighting Design
Paul Huntley Paul Huntley Hair Design
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1988 - 1989

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Fyvush Finkel Nominee
1989 Outstanding Set Design Santo Loquasto Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1989 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
1989 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Santo Loquasto 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
Mar. 26, 1989 43 $66,712
-
-$13,370 $17.50
-
3812
1090
8
0
43.72% -18.83%
Mar. 19, 1989 42 $80,082
-
-$2,113 $14.68
-
5454
1090
8
0
62.55% -0.74%
Mar. 12, 1989 41 $82,195
-
$12,474 $14.89
-
5519
1090
8
0
63.29% -6.87%
Mar. 5, 1989 40 $69,721
-
- $11.40
-
6118
1090
8
0
70.16% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $298,710
-
  $14.62 20903
34880
32
0
59.93 %  
Cumulative
  $392,105
-
  $13.55
$0.00
28930
45780
42
0
63.19 %  
 
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