The Goodbye Girl

Musical - Original

Marquis Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: February 13, 1993
  • Opening Date: March 4, 1993
  • Closing Date: August 15, 1993
  • Previews: 23
  • Performances: 188

Music: Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics: David Zippel

Book: Neil Simon

Synopsis

A dancer and single mother discovers that her boyfriend has abandoned her and sublet their New York apartment to an obnoxious Chicago actor. The conflicts and growing affection that result are musicalized by Marvin Hamlisch, David Zippel and Neil Simon, based on Simon's 1977 film.

 

Opening Night Cast

Bernadette Peters in The Goodbye Girl Bernadette Peters Paula
Martin Short in The Goodbye Girl Martin Short Elliot
Barry Bernal Cast of Richard III
Darlesia Cearcy in The Goodbye Girl Darlesia Cearcy Stage Manager
Cast of Richard III
Jamie Chandler-Torns in The Goodbye Girl Jamie Chandler-Torns Cast of Richard III
Rick Crom in The Goodbye Girl Rick Crom Second Man at Theatre
Ricky Simpson Announcer
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Opening Night Production Credits

Neil Simon Neil Simon Book
Marvin Hamlisch Marvin Hamlisch Music
David Zippel David Zippel Lyrics
Michael Kidd Michael Kidd Director
Graciela Daniele Graciela Daniele Choreographer
Santo Loquasto Santo Loquasto Scenic Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Martin Short Nominee
1993 Outstanding Lyrics David Zippel Nominee
1993 Outstanding Music Marvin Hamlisch Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Martin Short Winner
1993 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Nominee
1993 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Theatre World Award Martin Short Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1993 Actor in a Musical Martin Short Nominee
1993 Actress in a Musical Bernadette Peters Nominee
1993 Choreography Graciela Daniele Nominee
1993 Direction of a Musical Michael Kidd Nominee
1993 Musical   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
Aug. 15, 1993 11 $366,549
-
-$8,195 $34.06
-
10762
1592
8
0
84.50% -4.92%
Aug. 8, 1993 10 $374,744
-
$51,770 $32.91
-
11388
1592
8
0
89.42% 9.50%
Aug. 1, 1993 9 $322,974
-
-$3,290 $31.73
-
10179
1592
8
0
79.92% 0.89%
Jul. 25, 1993 8 $326,264
-
- $32.42
-
10065
1592
8
0
79.03% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,390,531
-
  $32.78 42394
50944
32
0
83.22 %  
Cumulative
  $11,456,076
-
  $43.60
$0.00
264638
335912
188
23
78.78 %  
 
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