The Drowsy Chaperone

Musical - Original

Marquis Theatre

  • First Preview: April 3, 2006
  • Opening Date: May 1, 2006
  • Closing Date: December 30, 2007
  • Previews: 32
  • Performances: 674

Lyrics: Greg Morrison, Lisa Lambert

Music: Greg Morrison, Lisa Lambert

Book: Bob Martin, Don McKellar

Synopsis

In a loving send-up of the frivolously inconsequential stage musicals of the Jazz Age, a fan known only as Man in Chair gives a spin to the original cast recording of one such musical, providing the audience with amusing minutiae about the play and the players.

 

Opening Night Cast

Danny Burstein in The Drowsy Chaperone Danny Burstein Aldolpho
Georgia Engel in The Drowsy Chaperone Georgia Engel Mrs. Tottendale
Sutton Foster in The Drowsy Chaperone Sutton Foster Janet Van De Graaff
Edward Hibbert in The Drowsy Chaperone Edward Hibbert Underling
Troy Britton Johnson in The Drowsy Chaperone Troy Britton Johnson Robert Martin
Eddie Korbich in The Drowsy Chaperone Eddie Korbich George
Garth Kravits in The Drowsy Chaperone Garth Kravits Gangster #2
Jason Kravits in The Drowsy Chaperone Jason Kravits Gangster #1
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Opening Night Production Credits

Bob Martin Bob Martin Book
Don McKellar Don McKellar Book
Lisa Lambert Lisa Lambert Music
Greg Morrison Greg Morrison Music
Lisa Lambert Lisa Lambert Lyrics
Greg Morrison Greg Morrison Lyrics
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Bob Martin Nominee
2006 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Sutton Foster Nominee
2006 Outstanding Book of a Musical Bob Martin
Don McKellar
Winner
2006 Outstanding Choreography Casey Nicholaw Nominee
2006 Outstanding Costume Design Gregg Barnes Winner
2006 Outstanding Director of a Musical Casey Nicholaw Nominee
2006 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Eddie Korbich Nominee
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Beth Leavel Winner
2006 Outstanding Lyrics Lisa Lambert
Greg Morrison
Winner
2006 Outstanding Music Lisa Lambert
Greg Morrison
Winner
2006 Outstanding Musical   Winner
2006 Outstanding Orchestrations Larry Blank Nominee
2006 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical David Gallo Winner
2006 Outstanding Sound Design Acme Sound Partners Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Distinguished Production of a Musical   Nominee

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Best Musical Lisa Lambert
Greg Morrison
Bob Martin
Don McKellar
Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Outstanding Choreography Casey Nicholaw Nominee
2006 Outstanding Costume Design Gregg Barnes Winner
2006 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Beth Leavel Winner
2006 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee
2006 Outstanding New Score   Winner
2006 Outstanding Set Design David Gallo Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Theatre World Award Bob Martin Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2006 Actor in a Musical Bob Martin Nominee
2006 Actress in a Musical Sutton Foster Nominee
2006 Book of a Musical Bob Martin
Don McKellar
Winner
2006 Choreography Casey Nicholaw Nominee
2006 Costume Design of a Musical Gregg Barnes Winner
2006 Direction of a Musical Casey Nicholaw Nominee
2006 Featured Actor in a Musical Danny Burstein Nominee
2006 Featured Actress in a Musical Beth Leavel Winner
2006 Lighting Design of a Musical Ken Billington
Brian Monahan
Nominee
2006 Musical   Nominee
2006 Orchestrations Larry Blank Nominee
2006 Original Score Lisa Lambert
Greg Morrison
Winner
2006 Scenic Design of a Musical David Gallo 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
Dec. 30, 2007 31 $782,892
$1,154,648
$383,361 $73.64
$250.00
10631
1611
8
0
82.49% 29.29%
Dec. 23, 2007 30 $399,531
$1,154,648
$63,473 $58.27
$250.00
6856
1611
8
0
53.20% 13.87%
Dec. 16, 2007 29 $336,058
$1,154,648
-$90,497 $66.30
$250.00
5069
1611
8
0
39.33% -9.45%
Dec. 9, 2007 28 $426,555
$1,154,648
- $67.85
$250.00
6287
1611
8
0
48.78% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,945,036
$4,618,592
  $66.51 28843
51552
32
0
55.95 %  
Cumulative
  $63,565,088
$98,398,500
  $70.66
$250.00
865975
1137526
674
32
76.13 %  
 
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