Me and My Girl

Musical - Original

Marquis Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: August 1, 1986
  • Opening Date: August 10, 1986
  • Closing Date: December 31, 1989
  • Previews: 11
  • Performances: 1420

Lyrics: Douglas Furber, L. Arthur Rose

Book: Douglas Furber, L. Arthur Rose

Music: Noel Gay

Synopsis

Unsophisticated Cockney Bill Snibson finds out he is the long-lost Earl of Hereford, and must choose between fitting in with proper society or losing his girl, fishmonger's assistant Sally Smith.

Notes:

This is a revised version of the original 1937 musical with book rewrites by Stephen Fry and Mike Ockrent.

 

Opening Night Cast

Robert Lindsay Bill Snibson
Maryann Plunkett in Me and My Girl Maryann Plunkett Sally Smith
George S. Irving Sir John Tremayne
Jane Connell Maria
Jane Summerhays in Me and My Girl Jane Summerhays Lady Jaqueline Carstone
Eric Hutson Lord Battersby
Tim Jerome in Me and My Girl Tim Jerome Herbert Parchester
Justine Johnston Lady Battersby
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Opening Night Production Credits

  L. Arthur Rose Book
  Douglas Furber Book
  Noel Gay Music
  L. Arthur Rose Lyrics
  Douglas Furber Lyrics
  Mike Ockrent Director
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Robert Lindsay Winner
1987 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Maryann Plunkett Nominee
1987 Outstanding Book of a Musical Stephen Fry
Douglas Furber
Mike Ockrent
L. Arthur Rose
Winner
1987 Outstanding Costume Design Ann Curtis Nominee
1987 Outstanding Director of a Musical Mike Ockrent Winner
1987 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical Tim Jerome Nominee
1987 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Jane Summerhays Winner
1987 Outstanding Music Stephen Fry
Noel Gay
Mike Ockrent
Douglas Furber
Winner
1987 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
1987 Outstanding Orchestrations Chris Walker Nominee
1987 Outstanding Set Design Martin Johns Nominee
1987 Theatre World Award Robert Lindsay Winner

New York Drama Critics' Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Best Musical Noel Gay
Douglas Furber
L. Arthur Rose
Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Theatre World Award Robert Lindsay Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1987 Actor in a Musical Robert Lindsay Winner
1987 Actress in a Musical Maryann Plunkett Winner
1987 Book of a Musical L. Arthur Rose
Douglas Furber
Stephen Fry
Mike Ockrent
Nominee
1987 Choreography Gillian Gregory Winner
1987 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Ann Curtis Nominee
1987 Direction of a Musical Mike Ockrent Nominee
1987 Featured Actor in a Musical Tim Jerome Nominee
1987 Featured Actor in a Musical George S. Irving Nominee
1987 Featured Actress in a Musical Jane Summerhays Nominee
1987 Featured Actress in a Musical Jane Connell Nominee
1987 Musical   Nominee
1987 Original Score Noel Gay
L. Arthur Rose
Douglas Furber
Nominee
1987 Scenic Design (Play or Musical) Martin Johns 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
Dec. 31, 1989 31 $569,177
-
$362,493 $45.72
-
12449
1570
8
0
99.12% 48.03%
Dec. 24, 1989 30 $206,684
-
-$69,862 $32.21
-
6417
1570
8
0
51.09% -14.05%
Dec. 17, 1989 29 $276,546
-
-$75,158 $33.80
-
8182
1570
8
0
65.14% -8.75%
Dec. 10, 1989 28 $351,704
-
- $37.90
-
9280
1570
8
0
73.89% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,404,111
-
  $37.41 36328
50240
32
0
72.31 %  
Cumulative
  $79,655,591
-
  $38.39
$0.00
2061437
2246096
1417
11
91.78 %  
 
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